Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE)

To provide holistic, culture specific and sustainable counseling and support services to women and children survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; education to the public at large; advocacy with critical stakeholders; and training to service providers on the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE)
22 Sir Arku Korsah Street, Roman Ridge
Accra, N/A
Ghana
+233-302-781003
http://www.wise-up.org

Executive Director

Adwoa Bame

Management Team

Ms. Adwoa Bame, Ms. Georgina Aberese-Ako, Ms. Mavis Dontoh

Board of Directors

Ms. Adwoa Bame, Ms. Georgina Aberese-Ako, Ms. Mavis Dontoh

Mission

To provide holistic, culture specific and sustainable counseling and support services to women and children survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; education to the public at large; advocacy with critical stakeholders; and training to service providers on the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Programs

This project educates school children on their rights and responsibilities and helps abused children through counseling. It provides teachers/school staff with skills to respond to abused children.

Statistics on Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE)

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2008: $370,000
  • Annual Budget for 2007: $350,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $450,000
  • Other funding sources: African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) Church World Services Embassy of the United States of America in Ghana Global Fund For Women United Nations High Commssioner for Refugees (UNHCR - Ghana)
  • Religious Affiliation: N/A