A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN)

To transform an environmental epidemic into hope by empowering young and impoverished women in Ghana, and providing them with the tools necessary to practice a trade, make a living, and become self-reliant leaders of their community.

A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN)
118 East Main Street
Suite 206
Carrboro, North Carolina 27510
United States
919-590-9557
http://www.aban.org
 BRIDGE Number: 8095926243

Executive Director

Janine de Nysschen

Management Team

Callie Brauel, Emmanuel Quarmyne, Janine de Nysschen, Mary K Hutton

Board of Directors

Sylvia Black, Scott Wells, Blake Strayhorn, Suki Newton, Peter Guild, K. Dale Flexner

Project Leaders

Lindsay Sebastian

Mission

To transform an environmental epidemic into hope by empowering young and impoverished women in Ghana, and providing them with the tools necessary to practice a trade, make a living, and become self-reliant leaders of their community.

Programs

Aid the transition of beneficiaries from program into self-reliance through counseling and job assistance. Tailor the curriculum to current job market needs including English language, entrepreneurial and technical skills. Educate beneficiaries about financial savings programs and facilitating their enrollment. Create and support a matching savings program of up to 4 CEDI per week (US $2.86) and encourage each beneficiary to accumulate at least USD $500 in savings by graduation.

Statistics on A Ban Against Neglect (ABAN)

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2014: $333,617
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $333,617
  • Other funding sources: Individual Donors, Product Sales, International Granting Organizations, In-Kind Donations
  • Religious Affiliation: None
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