DAASGIFT QUALITY FOUNDATION - FNGO

Organisation's type: Civil Society Organisation (CSO) / Organisation de la Société Civile (OSC)

Organization Acronym *: HELPING WOMEN HELP THEMSELVES

Year of Registration *: 2006

Year of Commencement of Operations *: 2006

Contact Information

  • Postal Address *: P. O. BOX TD 1369, TAKORADI, GHANA, AFRICA
  • Office Location: MAIN CARGO STATION, ADJACENT CHEAPER LINES COLD STORE, AGONA AHANTA/ HSE NO. 4, CHEERS STREET, ADIENTEM NEAR SYCAMORE HOSPITAL.
  • Region *: Western
  • Country *: Ghana
  • City *: AGONA AHANTA
  • Telephone *: +233 24 332 6178
  • Fax :
  • Email *: daasgiftqualityfoundation@outlook.com
  • Website *: www.daasgiftfoundation.org

Activities

  • Vision *: DAASGIFT ENVISIONS BECOMING THE LEADING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS FOR WOMEN AND YOUTH.
  • Mission *: DAASGIFT'S MISSION IS "TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL SERVICES ON SUSTAINABLE BASIS TO THE RURAL AND URBAN PRODUCTIVE POOR WOMEN AND YOUTH TOWARDS POVERTY REDUCTION AND WEALTH CREATION
  • Thematic Areas *: Governance / Gouvernance,Youth Empowerment / Emancipation des Jeunes,Microfinance / Microfinance ,Water And Sanitation / Eau et Hygiène,Gender Equality / Egalité des Sexes,Economic Development / Développement Economique,Community Development / Développement Communautaire,Climate Change,Women empowerment, peace security,RENEWABLE ENERGY, MICRO CREDIT AND VSLA, CLIMATE CHANGE
  • Target Group: Regional / Régionale
  • Key Objectives *: OBJECTIVESa) Empower women to be self- sufficient and financially independent. b) Build sustainable livelihoods for Women and Youth in deprived communities in the Western Region through financial and social inclusion initiatives. c) Increase women’s access to finance to sustain their micro businesses. d) Expand household access to renewable energy products to reduce indoor air pollution and improve the health of women for sustainable development. e) Empower the grass root with advocacy skills to advocate for their rights
  • Core Competencies *: Plastic waste recycling,Renewable Energy, Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA), Micro Credit
  • Government Engagement:

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  • Major or Current Achievements *: DQF has: 1. Provided micro loans to 2,040 micro entrepreneurs 2. Trained 30 village savings groups (VSLAs) 3. Distributed 1700 Solar Powered Lantern to remote communities. 4. Constructed 310 Smokeless stoves for fish processors, oil processors, local food vendors. 5. 200 Improved Fish Smoking Trays 6. 2550 Energy Efficient Coal Pots 7. 300 LPGs Stoves and Ovens 8. 2100 Water Filters 9. Established used plastics recycling centre 10. Penetrated into over 50 poor communities in Western region (remote off grid, rural, slum, peri-urban). Ahanta West, STMA, Jomoro, Mpohor, Nzema East, Ellembelle, Shama, Daboase Districts.
  • Functional Board *:
  • Number of Board Members *: 10
  • List Expertise of Board Members *: LAWYER, FINANCIAL ANALYST, CORPORATE COMMUNICATION, ADMINISTRATION, COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION
  • Organisational Strategic Plan *:
  • Head of Organisation *: GIFTY BAABA ASAMAH
  • Name of Contact Person *: MRS GIFTY BAABA ASMAH
  • Position of Contact Person *: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  • Number of Staff *: 15
  • Number of Males *: 9
  • Number of Females *: 6

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