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Organization Contact Information

Name: Rural Peoples Foundatin
Street 1: Mallam - Kasoa Road
Street 2: South Amanfrom Brigade
City: Accra
Province: Greater Accra
Post Code: 233
Country: Ghana
Phone: 233-268177362
Email: ruralpeoples2001@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Sir
First Name: Joseph
Last Name: Asuo Kudom
Title: Executive Director
Email: ruralpeoples2001@yahoo.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Sir
First Name: Joseph
Last Name: Asuo Kudom
Title: Executive
Email: ruralpeoples2001@yahoo.com
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Rural Peoples Foundation is non-governmental organization was incorporated under the company's code of 1963 (Act 179) of 18th November, 2003 at Accra in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Having complied with all the legal rules and requirements, the organization was duly recognized by the Department of Social Welfare, reference their certificate of recognition No.DSW.3313 which is renewable annually.
The Foundation has embarked on Tuberculosis education in schools, churches and market places in the Asiedu-Keteke Sub. Metro of Accra Metropolitan Assembly with funds provided by Ghana Health Services, Accra Health Metro. TB Unit. The Foundation also carried out HIV/AIDS program on prevention education in the North Ablekuma Sub. Metro. of Accra Metropolitan Assembly, targeting youth in and out of school, truck pushers, apprentices etc. Funds were provided by the Rural Integrated Relief Service Ghana.
The Foundation is managed by a competent team headed by Executive Director assisted the Accountant, Project Coordinator and Secretary. It has five (5) member board Trustees.
The foundation is affiliated to the following.
Ghana HIV/AIDS Network (Ghanet)
Ghana Coalition of N.G.O.s in Health.
Ghana Coalition of N.G.O.s in Malaria.



2.To help fight against the spread of Tuberculosis. And also to educate those infected to seek early treatment since it is curable and free.
3.To create TB education and awareness raising in the community.


















 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Ghana
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Educating the general populace selected District of operation on prevention and treatment of TB

Advocating and organizing training seminars for Community Based Health Volunteers
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Ghana

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Educating members of the selected Communities the importance of DOTs and its benefits

Drug-Resistant TB:
Training Community Based Health volunteers, the techniques on how to TB patients can remember to take TB drugs administered to them by health professional in order to reduce TB drug resistant

TB-HIV:
Education on TB-HIV

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: December 1, 2010
Last updated: March 26, 2014