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Chris Wingert: Rural Ghana Children's Aid

 
$16,078
$8,922
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Sustainable education for children in rural Ghana through community collaboration. Community matches each dollar raised thrugh self-sustaining model. Academic instruction, cultural identity, sports.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Young children in rural Ghana suffer from a lack of quality education, recreational opportunities, clean water and sanitation facilities. Through a five-year continuing partnership with the University of Utah medical school and local tribal elders in Barekuma, Ghana, we are helping the community help itself with collaborative and sustainable development. With this project, life expectancy is being extended through adaption of proper nutrition practices, AIDS/malaria prevention, and education.

How will this project solve this problem?

- Construction of new schools and soccer pitches - Building clean water and sanitation facilities - Developing principles on improving yield of local crops and stimulating economy - AIDS/malaria prevention, screening and education

Potential Long Term Impact

- Improved life expectancy - Enhanced income potential - More sustainable living - Lower infant death rate

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Retired Project

This project is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Amy Nelson

Lehi, UT United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Chris Wingert: Rural Ghana Children's Aid
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