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,
May 11, 2015

No more tears on Sara's face

Sara happy to start school
Sara happy to start school

There are no more tears on Sara’s face.  She is an orphan living with her aging grandmother with no income to send Sara to school; she was forced to stay home. Then a life-changing event happened. For the last two terms Sara was able to go back to school.  We are most grateful to God for the great intervention on Sara’s behalf, which has provided her with generous sponsors for the 2014/2015 academic year. 

Sara and PAAJAF are thankful to the generous donors who have become our philanthropists and a positive live changing people at PAAJAF by restoring and giving hope, education and future to those who need it most.  Not forgetting our dear partner – GlobalGiving since our partnership, the organization has given us hope at PAAJAF, peace, education and future to those children who lack education and being able to go to school. Sara is in class one at Mercy School Complex.  

Sara is one of the children who did not have access to school and scholarship but today as we are giving you update about her, there is a smile on her face every day since she had been gotten her school fees, materials, school lunch all been paid and home support also being given accordingly to her.  For her, just to wake up every day and go to school is a miracle and a blessing. 

Sara’s fund update:  Sara has benefited from the micro-project fund.  Her remaining fund balance is to support her for this last term for 2014/2015 academic year.  Last two terms, $1160 was spent on her covering the payment of school fees and admission at Mercy School Complex,  school lunch, School materials, uniforms for her and home support. This term, we are left with $500 to take care of her. Sara’s own micro-project funds will then be finished covering the 2014/2015 academic term. Our own low scholarship funds means it will be a heavy blow for Sara next term and we really want to help her for the 2015/2016 term too.

Scholarship fund administration and Sara’s donation update:  The PAAJAF Foundation’s core value is to ensure transparency in all our dealings and to our stakeholders. The scholarship fund, when there is fund in the account and we locate a child who needs urgent help.  We sponsor such child/children while PAAJAF is looking for a sponsor or donations for such child/children.   The last two terms, Sara was sponsored via the Scholarship fund. When donations or a sponsor is received then we refund what we have spent on such child/children back to the fund so that in future we will be able to support other children who need urgent help.  

Please help us to share the story of Sara to your networkers!  If you don’t, we will be posting her needs for the 2015/2016 academic year school soon and any contribution will help Sara.  Each year, PAAJAF has to look for donations or sponsors to enable the kids at PAAJAF to go to school.  Do you have any concerning regarding this update or about Sara or about PAAJAF? If yes, please drop us an email at

Also please you can occasionally read update about Sara through our “Live News About Sara at PAAJAF:

Sara feels blessed to go to school
Sara feels blessed to go to school
Apr 6, 2015

You've sent Judy to school!

Madicy and Judy
Madicy and Judy

Judy age 5 is so happy and he and his whole family send their love and thanks to you as a generous donor to his cause.

Judy can now join his big brother Madicy at Winners Family school. Judy could not go to school for many years, his mother is a petty trader and father a taxi driver who earns between $5-$6 per month which is not enough to send the boys to school. Judy's mother says that words cannot express her thanks and praise for this wonderful opportunity brought for her lovely sons. Judy is so excited every day, I asked him what is your favourite subject at school...Judy likes Math and being in the school with his friends. He likes to know how to write and make art and games and seeing his brother in the school with him.

With your generous support Judy has received school fees for one year, health insurance, uniform, books and school meals, now he will learn how to read, write and do arithmetic and have a strong start for the future, he can achieve better jobs in future thanks to your support.

Thank you.

Apr 6, 2015

You're our Hero!

Preschoolers at PAAJAF Education Institute
Preschoolers at PAAJAF Education Institute

It’s been a fruitful and busy time, the last few months have seen significant growth and blessing for PAAJAF. We move forward in renewed hope. Our heartfelt appreciation to you our PAAJAF Hero.

What has happened? You have helped give scholarship to twelve (12) students – it has been amazing to watch the personal development of the children as they return to school! The children called PAAJAF Kids are: Ebenezer, Gilbert, Mary, Erica, Josephine, Nidaar, Stephen, Christpher, Vera, Judy, Madicy, Hayford and Kelvin. All the children have raised self-esteem, increased confidence, are continuing their studies and performing well and are in good health.

The students are attending schools from pre-school age to University. Ebenezer and Gilbert are at University, Mary, Erica, judy, Madicy, Josephine, Stephen are at primary school and, Nidaar at preschool Hayford at secondary school.

Through micro-projects you've also funded Clara, Lordina and Sara. Great news that Sara has been fully funded through generous and amazing Donors like you, and she will start school after the Easter break on 13th April. Sara is 9 years old and is under the care of her ageing grandmother as an orphan, with your help she will now have her schools fees covered and uniform, books, health insurance and school meals. She is delighted and send her love and gratitude to you.

PAAJAF as an NGO in Gbawe Communty in Ghana has experienced a great strengthening and expansion in our activities through the support of our generous donors and sponsor Linino Organisation, project partners – GlobalGiving and Pulsar International, Individual Donors as well as our supporter UN Online Volunteers and our benevolent and dependable volunteers.

I personally invite you to join our good cause in 2015. Your involvement is vital in the PAAJAF project, here are some ways you can get involved;

Our goals for 2015: PAAJAF Foundation has the following goals and we would like to invite you to our team to help us to bring our dreams to reality:

  • Help us look for project sponsors, partners and donations for the PEI and its literacy programmes, buying land for the school, currently the school in a rented venue.
  • Help us resource the school, library, purchase of school bus with donations in kind or sponsorship.
  • Sponsor 12 additional children by giving the education to increase our number from 12 to 24 children.
  • PEI – Scholarship school project – the preschool students will be increased from 20 to 60 students and help hiring teachers at the school. Also to provide free lunch to the kids at PEI.

Invitation: PAAJAF needs your help in to achieve the above goals, if you can’t help personally, would you please consider passing this along to anyone you think might be interested in learning more about PAAJAF and the work we do? We also in need of volunteers - both online and project site. Thank you for joining us as we restore life to the world's most vulnerable.

Our achievement would not have been possible without partners, sponsors, donors, and volunteers like you. Thank you our PAAJAF Hero.

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