Paajaf Foundation

Provide education for orphans and other vulnerable children. Equip women and female youth with vocational and handiwork skills. Develop social support systems for orphans, other vulnerable children, and women. Foster prevention education about communicable diseases, such HIV/AIDS and hepatitis, as well as care and support for those afflicted with long-term illness. Research children's and women's rights, adult education, and literacy training. Investigate policies covering orphans,
Aug 29, 2013

Update on Gbawe Entrepreneurs Network project

I am writing to provide you with an update to PAAJAF's projects and to let you know a few changes we are making in the short term to help our projects and beneficiaries.

We were visited by Helen at GlobalGiving UK, as a project evaluator to help us to make improvements to our projects and give us advice on how we can support the people in the Gbawe community better with our limited resources and funds. Helen gave us some great feedback, you can read about it here https://www.facebook.com/notes/globalgiving-uk/meet-vera/10151520544697484

Together, we have decided that in the short term, due to our very limited funds and resources, that we will be retiring 3 of the projects from GlobalGiving and focusing all of our efforts on Help Underprivileged Children In Ghana and sponsoring the fantastic children featured on our website. http://www.paajaf.org/fundraisers/scholarship-fund/

We are determined and committed to providing scholarship support to the children identified in our community and will be participating the the September Fundraiser at GlobalGiving.

You have helped us on our incredible journey, and we hope to continue with your support in the future. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at kappiah@paajaf.org. I am more than happy to answer any queries you have.

You can stay updated on the PAAJAF Foundation's latest news via Facebook www.facebook.com/PAAJAF

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Aug 29, 2013

Update on ICT Training project

I am writing to provide you with an update to PAAJAF's projects and to let you know a few changes we are making in the short term to help our projects and beneficiaries.
We were visited by Helen at GlobalGiving UK, as a project evaluator to help us to make improvements to our projects and give us advice on how we can support the people in the Gbawe community better with our limited resources and funds. Helen gave us some great feedback, you can read about it here https://www.facebook.com/notes/globalgiving-uk/meet-vera/10151520544697484
Together, we have decided that in the short term, we will be retiring 3 of the projects from GlobalGiving and focusing all of our efforts on Help Underprivileged Children In Ghana and sponsoring the fantastic children featured on our website. http://www.paajaf.org/fundraisers/scholarship-fund/
We are determined and committed to providing scholarship support to the children identified in our community and will be participating the the September Fundraiser at GlobalGiving.
You have helped us on our incredible journey, and we hope to continue with your support in the future. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at kappiah@paajaf.org. I am more than happy to answer any queries you have.
You can stay updated on the PAAJAF Foundation's latest news via Facebook www.facebook.com/PAAJAF

Links:

Jul 25, 2013

Creating new partnerships

Micro-loans would help women to start trades
Micro-loans would help women to start trades

We sincerely thank you for your donations to this project during the June Bonus Day! 

In June, we have been seeking out new partnerships to revitalise our project to assist impoverished women in Ghana to access working capital, receive training and start new businesses.

Myself and our board Secretary (Mr. Amponsah) met with the Operations Manager and Projects Manager from the Hopeline Institute at PAAJAF's office at the The Church of the Pentecost. At the meeting Hopeline requested PAAJAF to submit a board's resolution to work with them, which we have done. It is our aim to work together and receive support from Hopeline. We will keep you informed of progress.

The Hopeline Institute assists the marginalized populations of Accra, Ghana, especially women, by offering training in microfinance management and preventative health. Please see more about them at their website http://partnersworldwide.org/where-we-work/hopeline-institute/

As a project, we have also created a suite of new policies to implement including a background check form so that participants can provide references and to perform basic name and address checks, an affadavit and group lending agreement which clearly shows how the micro-loans and repayments are planned. This will assist in the monitoring and evaluation of micro-loans. 

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