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Organization Contact Information

Name: Zongo Youth Foundation
Street 1: H/No J2b Adoagyiri Zongo - Nsawam - Eastern Region
Street 2: Zongo Junction Accra Kumasi Road
City: Nsawam
Province:
Post Code: P.O.Box 633,Nsawam
Country: Ghana
Phone: +233-244292300
Email: zyfoundation@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Abdulkarim
Last Name: Ismaila
Title: Adminstrator
Email: zyfoundation@yahoo.com
Phone: +233-244292300

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Abdulmuhaimin
Last Name: Yakub
Title: Executive Secretary
Email: zyfoundation@yahoo.com
Phone: +233-243624262

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:
Zongo Youth Foundation is a youth oriented organization that was established in the year 2rd July 1993. It is located in the Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The organization is aimed at improving the lot of the youth through operating in the following five thematic areas: Education, Environment, Agriculture, Health, and Good- Governances.
It is registered with both the Register General and Social Welfare Dept. to operate as a local Non Governmental Organization (N.G.O.) health related
The organization has run a lot of sensitization programmes on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculoses, Reproductive a Regenerative Health, Malaria and Sexual Transmitted Infections (S.T.I.)
It has in place a Board of Directors and Management Team that formulate and Implement policies of the organization.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
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: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
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:
Tuberculosis T.B is an infections disease that is very common in Ghana. It is borne disease that is commonly spread from an affected person to an infected person through coughing, sneezing and spitting.
It is estimated that, every year over 52,000 people are affected with T.B and about half of that number would die without proper treatment.
T.B treatment in Ghana is a dmistared freely. Despite that, a lot of people who got infected suffer ignorantly without attending hospital and eventually die.
This situation there therefore made the organization to be interested in the disease. It is the believe of the organization that with enough education, the current level of T.B infection in Ghana would be a curtailed if not totally eliminated.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Global
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:
The organization has been involved in organizing T.B sensitization workshop for Youth, Women and Opinion Leaders, in some marginalized communities like Zongos. Such programmes are usually conducted during Social functions life Marriage Child naming Ceremonies and in Mosques and Churches.
The organization intends to widen scope of its TB sensitization programmes by training youth’s volunteers that will move from house to house sensitize people.
It also intends to train Opinion Leaders, Women Groups, Imams and Pastors for the T.B sensitization programmes. Those category of people would used the various medium at their disposal to sensitize people.


TB-HIV:
Zongo Youth Foundation is a youth oriented organization that was established in the year 2rd July 1993. It is located in the Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipality in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The organization is aimed at improving the lot of the youth through operating in the following five thematic areas: Education, Environment, Agriculture, Health, and Good- Governances.
It is registered with both the Register General and Social Welfare Dept. to operate as a local Non Governmental Organization (N.G.O.) health related
The organization has run a lot of sensitization programmes on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculoses, Reproductive a Regenerative Health, Malaria and Sexual Transmitted Infections (S.T.I.)
It has in place a Board of Directors and Management Team that formulate and Implement policies of the organization.


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: September 17, 2012
Last updated: October 3, 2012