World Vision International, Ghana

Organisation's type: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) / Organisation Non-Gouvernementale (ONG)

Organization Acronym *: WVI, GHANA

Year of Registration *: 1979

Year of Commencement of Operations *: 1979

Contact Information

  • Postal Address *: Private Mail Bag, Accra-North
  • Office Location: No. 3 Kotei Robertson Road (Opp. Light House Chapel-Qodesh), North Industrial Area, North Kaneshie
  • Region *: Greater Accra
  • Country *: Ghana
  • City *: Accra
  • Telephone *: 030 232 603/4
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  • Vision *: Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness; Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.
  • Mission *: WORLD VISION is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transfor¬mation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God.
  • Thematic Areas *: Education / Education,Health Provision / Soins de Santé,Poverty Reduction / Réduction de la Pauvreté,Water And Sanitation / Eau et Hygiène,HIV/AIDS Prevention / Prévention du VIH/SIDA
  • Target Group: Vulnrable Groups
  • Key Objectives *: 1. Deepen our commitment to the most vulnerable children 2. Focus our ministry for greater impact 3. Collaborate and advocate for broader impact 4. Deliver high quality, sustainable funding 5. Live out our Christian faith and calling with boldness and humility
  • Core Competencies *: Advocacy / Plaidoyer,Policy Influencing / Influence des Politiques ,Awareness Creation & Sensitization / Prise de Conscience et Sensibilisation
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More Information

  • Major or Current Achievements *: 1. WV has knowledgeable staff in the areas of Water and Sanitation Health (WASH), education, food security, child protection and advocacy. 2. Advocacy: Between 2014-2017, in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, UNICEF and other partners, WV advocated and provided technical support for the development of the following policies: • The National Child and Family Welfare Policy; • The Justice for Children Policy • Gender in Education Policy • Re-entry guideline for girls who are victims of early /unplanned pregnancy back to school • The National End Child Marriage Campaign Framework • Development of a new five year strategy for the new ministry of sanitation and water resources. 3. World Vision Ghana has developed technical expertise in WASH programs. The WASH Programme has key technical staff including operation managers, water supply engineers, hydro-geologists, microbiologists, sanitation & hygiene promotion experts and construction technicians. Similarly, the WASH Programme has acquired important equipment (4 drilling rigs with compressors and support trucks, geophysics equipment, pump testing equipment & a regional water quality testing laboratory) which provides service to World Vision programmes in Ghana, Mali and Niger. 4. Strong working Relationships with other partners including the churches, research organisations, and the media 5. WV works with evidence based models/ approaches some of which are based on scriptures (sometimes Quran)
  • Functional Board *:
  • Number of Board Members *: 0
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  • Head of Organisation *: Dickens Thunde
  • Name of Contact Person *: Washington Nuworkpor
  • Position of Contact Person *: Hub Communications Manager (Ghana & Sierra Leone)
  • Number of Staff *: 0
  • Number of Males *: 0
  • Number of Females *: 0