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Organization Contact Information

Name: SEEK TO SAVE FOUNDATION
Street 1: GHANA COMMECIAL BANK STREET KETA
Street 2: VOLTA REGION
City: KETA
Province: KETA MUNICIPAL ASSEMBLY
Post Code: P. O. BOX KW 302, KETA,
Country: Ghana
Phone: +233 243784516
Email: seektosavefoundation@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.seektosavefoundation.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: COMMEND ENYAM
Last Name: AKPELOO
Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: seektosavefoundation@yahoo.com
Phone: +233 20 44 86 04 1

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: DANIEL ANNAN
Last Name: SACKEY
Title: PORJECT COORDINATOR
Email: sackey08@live.com
Phone: +233 545541615

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:
1).Seek to Save Foundation is a local non- governmental organization which was formed in the year 2000 and registered in the year 2005 with Registrar General Department with No. G16-723 and with Department of Social Welfare with Registration No. SW 3520.
STSF is working in two municipalities and four other districts in the Volta Region namely: Keta Municipality, Ho Municipality, Hohoe Municipality, Ketu South District, South Tongu District, Ketu North District, North Tongu District and Adaklu- Anyigbe District.
Today the organization provides support and services annually to nearly ten thousand children, adults and their families with infectious diseases and health related issues such us TB, HIV/ AIDS, IMMUNIZATION, COUNSELLING AND TESTING MALARIA, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH issues and other health related diseases.
STSF support and services include: Education, Counselling and Testing, Reproductive Health issues, Immunization, Mother to Child Prevention, Care and support services for orphans and vulnerable children, relief for the care givers of children and adults with health related problems, Advocacy on Reproductive Health, Social Activities and Vocational training. STSF also offers information and referral services. It is widely recognized for its advocacy work in its operational area that seeks to attract decision makers, donors, volunteers in initiating public policies on health related issues.

2). I am interested in the TB Project for the following reasons:
A lot of the people in my area are not aware that TB treatment is free and the prevalence rate is very high. So I want to educate the people there on how to access early treatment because TB is curable.
3). to reduce stigma in my community and increase the people's access to TB education and treatment and also since TB-HIV/AIDS stigma prevents people from accessing treatment and education.

We are about to lunch a project on TB control in our catchment areas. The project seeks to;
To create the awareness that T.B is curable
To reduce mor
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
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: Network with other partners
 
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:
Since the establishment of our organization, we have been involved in several activities in favor of TB control. We have organized several fora and workshops to educate citizens on TB. We have done voluntary counseling and testing to members of our communities, among others.
 

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
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana
Delivery of health services and care Ghana
Research and Development 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:
go to hard-to-reach communities to create awareness and educate the people on the positive lifestyles they can adopt to curb the incidence.

TB-HIV:
organize quarterly meetings with those affected with TB and HIV to update them on innovations on TB&HIV care.

Research:
We will go into the communities that are hard-to-reach to look for TB patience and take them to the hospital and compile a data on TB prevalence rate in the communities.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
There is no real financial commitment or otherwise that will interfere or conflict with this partnership and the projects that will be undertaken. The organization is ready and ever willing to undertake the project and pursue it to its logical conclusion.

Application date: June 13, 2012
Last updated: July 2, 2012