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Organization Contact Information

Name: WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
Street 1: NKWANTA - KPASSA MAIN ROAD
Street 2:
City: NKWANTA
Province:
Post Code: BOX 3, NKWANTA
Country: Ghana
Phone: 0362193687
Email: wadepinfo@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.wadep.org.gh

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: VIDA
Last Name: ATIEMO
Title: PROJECT COORDINATOR
Email: vatiemo@gmail.com
Phone: 0246683197

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Rekiatu
Last Name: Fusiani
Title: PROGRAMME ASSITANCE : YOUTH AND EDUCATION
Email: trition2012@gmail.com
Phone: 0240716421

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
WADEP, as an organization was established in 1995 as a pilot project for women empowerment and community development through training and education using various innovative approaches.

Our major activities include:

• ICT and Education in basic education
• HIV and AIDS Education
• Child Social and Financial Education
• Event organization and decorations
• Youth and Reproductive education and counseling services
• Skills training
• Entrepreneurial Development and Business management skills training
• Gender and Domestic Violence education
• Human Rights and Legal Education/Services
• Promotion of Nontraditional agriculture

Vision
“A society in which there is social justice human dignity for everybody especially the marginalized, with self-rediscovery of human potentials coupled with peaceful co-existence with oneself and the environment for accelerated economic growth and a better living standard for all”.

Mission
“To assist the people in their developmental process as catalysts, facilitators, advocates and lobbyist in a peaceful environment”

The Goal for this phase is;
“To improve, strengthen and sustain the economic, social, political and environmental well-being of the marginalized especially women”

The prevalence rate of TB is high in Nkwanta District of Ghana,the Women And Development Project(WADEP) is poised to take the initiative to raise awareness of the disease and the way forward as this will help reduce both the mobility and mortality rate.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
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: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
As part of our advocacy role, WADEP collaborates with the District Health Directorate to embark on community and school education programs raising awareness on HIV/AIDS and TB and seeks to extend the program to more communities and schools in the district. currently the organization is planning to train volunteers in the various communities in the district.
 

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
Technical Assistance

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-HIV:
WADEP conducts HIV sensitization training for community members. Voluntary testing is always encouraged and counseling provided for those affected. We intend to integrate TB activities into already existing HIV/AIDS programme.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
There is no conflict of interest. WADEP has been working to improve the lives of the marginalized and committed to seeing a world free from tuberculosis.

Application date: June 25, 2013
Last updated: June 16, 2014