Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana

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Teaching in one of our partner schools (any subject of your preferred choice), And we are also willing to accommodate you with any skills you may have. If you have an idea in which area you would like to volunteer you can also let us know and we will see if such an opportunity is available. If you are interested in volunteering in the Health sector you will be able to work at a local hospital and help with consultations and basic health services In addition, you will have time to explore this beautiful country and learn about its culture and language (while spending a lot less money than the normal tourist). About Us We work in Ghana to provide impoverished, orphaned and street children with Health Care and Education. We need volunteers to help with teaching in one of our partner schools (any subject of your preferred choice), helping in local hospitals (i.e. during child delivery in the Maternity Unit), holding HIV/Aids awareness talks etc. These are only a few examples of the things you could be doing here in Ghana and we are willing to accommodate you with any skills you may have. If you have an idea in which area you would like to volunteer, you can also let us know and we will see if such an opportunity is available. Volunteer from Home Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana (RAHE-GHANA) Welcomes online volunteering on the following key areas below:- 1. WEBSITE MANAGER. - We are looking for a volunteer to enhance and maintain our website on an ongoing basis. You should have experience and a passion for our cause. Work includes content additions/deletions/changes, format updates, creation of new pages, search engine optimization, improvement of imagery, etc. Basic maintenance work should not exceed 5 hours per month. There may also be small projects. "If interested, contact us."

2. SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR. - The Social Media Coordinator increases the flow of traffic to social media platforms through an effective social media strategy and regular social media outreach. This role utilizes marketing expertise to promote Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana (RAHE-GHANA)) mission.

3. ONLINE FUNDRAISING AND PARTNERSHIP MANAGER. - RAHE-GHANA) is currently recruiting Online volunteers who can be based in their countries of residence but connected to to the organisation with access to full information and documentation to raise funds and network with other organisations around the world using the internet. Volunteers will particularly get guidelines and instructions from RAHE-GHANA management on their individual focus. Each of the volunteers will focus on either health, environment, human rights, education, vocational training or women empowerment projects. Each online volunteer will be provided with an authorization letter, name included as part of our team members, an official email address and a certificate of effective service at the end. Contact us if youre interested.

Other Information Wake up around 7.00 am, bath, breakfast. Start work at 8.00 am in assigned institution. Work as your schedule provides. Lunch at around 12 noon at the workplace or a nearby restaurant. Return to work until 3.00 pm. The number of working hours ranges from 3 to 4 hours per day; (optional) though the schedule is flexible to suit the volunteer. After working hours, the volunteer plans how he/she uses the remainder of the day. The volunteer can help with other community projects, including first aid training, planning health programs, or sports, games with the school children, or just relax and enjoy some free time. At about 6.00 pm supper is served, warm friendship from colleagues at work and town folk to keep you company and show you around and immerse into Ghanaian culture. Ghanaian's are renowned for their friendliness and hospitality.

The volunteer may also wish to spend their free time with other international volunteers in the area. Weekends are for your free time. we will be more than happy to show you around the local area or visit places such as the beach, the capital city, Cape Coast Castle, National Park etc. You may also wish to travel independently or with other volunteers to different parts of Ghana or other neighbouring countries.

GOAL OF Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana (RAHE-GHANA). Our ultimate goal is to focus on improving the quality of health services and practices, concentrating on addressing the root causes of poverty and Gender Based Violence in the households and communities ,promoting equality and equity ,socio-economic empowerment of rural communities and improvement of the standards of living among all the vulnerable and marginalized groups through provision of income generating activities and Livelihood projects, while notably to deepen the Gospel Propagation of Jesus Christ and engagement of the entire segments of the population and stakeholders to ensure the promotion and protection of the inherent fundamental human rights.

Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana Main Programme Areas. RAHE-GHANA operates along six broad programme areas. These are: - a) Public Health. b) Education. c) Agricultural Development. d) Human Rights and Social Justice. e) Evangelism & Inter-Church Consensus. f) Monitoring & Evaluation, Advocacy, Research and Information. Geographical Scope of RAHE-GHANA and Target Groups. Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana over the last Two years has been operating within parts of the Central Region covering Three districts (Assin North, Ga South and Awutu Senya ) where our activities and operations are concentrated. However, if funds become available we intend to reach out to other regions in Ghana.. The Head Office of the Organisation: Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana (RAHE-GHANA) is located in 312/15 Congo Villa Ofankor Bojuase Road Kasoa. In the Central Region of Ghana.

Specific Target Groups of RAHE-GHANA Programmes and Projects.

Our direct target groups in all the districts include the several clusters of indigenous communities as well as several distressed peasant farming communities. The key targeted groups include Orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) the disabled persons, Youth both out of school and the unschooled, People living with HIV and AIDS (PHAs), the elderly persons, women heading families, widows and other specialized groups like the deaf, the blind, street children, children working under exploitative and hazardous conditions and young prostitutes.

Others include Grassroots Units as the Direct Beneficiaries. Grassroots units who are often the direct beneficiaries of RAHE-GHANA activities include whole village communities led by their local community leaders, elders represented by the Parish Development Committees (PDCs) and community peer educators.

Other direct beneficiaries include community based organized groups such as womens groups, village production groups (small-scale farmers- agro-processors, food marketers and market women), church groups, youth groups and children. Community project leaders most often elected by the project communities and trained by RAHE-GHANA liaise between local project managers and the community in order to ensure that proje

P. O. Box KN 6026 Kaneshie Accra Ghana
Accra, 00233
Mission Statement: 

Mission:Is to work in a holistic manner towards improvement in the quality of life through interventions that reduce vulnerability to illiteracy, ignorance, poverty, disease, hunger and gross abuse of human rights. RAHE-GHANA broad objectives are to:

 Achieve social and economic development and improved quality of life for poor and disadvantaged rural households and communities with emphasis on women and children, youth, the elderly, the disabled persons, orphans and other specialized groups of vulnerable children within RAHE-GHANA geographical scope of operation.

 Promote and provide access to quality non-formal and formal basic education for children and school dropouts within deprived rural communities and by that, contributing to bridging the urban-rural gaps in basic education in Awutu Senya sub-region and also as long-term means to poverty reduction.

 Strengthen the capacity of small-scale farmers and households in value added agro-enterprise Technologies for increased income, improved nutrition, food security, availability and strength of seed chain.  To increase access to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation so as to ultimately reduce water related and fecal-based diseases.

 To affirm the enduring values of peace, social justice and human dignity and integrity in settings where these values are not always taken for granted.

 To credibly present Jesus Christ to spiritual seekers through open space preaching, Daily summons at work place, Inter-Church Fellowship & Bible Study, Hospital & Prison Ministries, Radio & TV gospel Propagation, Intercession, Counseling & Guidance, Prayer &Fasting, Joint Ecumenical Crusades and Church Planting.

 To improve the health conditions of communities through elimination of health hazards in the environment that lead to untimely death among adults and children.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana abbreviated (RAHE-GHANA) is an independent Non-Profit development organization established in December 2014 with its head Office in Awutu Senya district in the Central Region of Ghana.

Reproductive Advocate Health Education-Ghana is established to undertake social and economic interventions that reduce vulnerability to poverty, disease, hunger and other famines situations, and to contribute to creation of social systems that promote peace, human welfare and the sustainability of the environment on which life depends, including promotion and protection of fundamental human rights in its geographical areas of mandate.

Our portfolio of work is based on the values motivation and obligation towards building the ability of individuals and communities to draw on a range of assets to effect change, particularly in rural and urban areas where livelihoods depend entirely on the sustainable use of natural resources.

Vision. A society in which the local population is empowered to equitable access to the whole spectrum of quality social services.

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