Gertrude - Ghana

The joy of child sponsorship for Gertrude and her community

Fifteen-year-old Gertrude describes how excited she was when she first received a gift from PM International.

Through sponsorship, PM International funded World Vision to construct water systems in Gertrude's community to ensure that there is availability of safe drinking water for consumption and washing of hands.

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World Vision hosts first “mega” Chosen™ event in Ghana
First “mega” Chosen™ event in Ghana

Putting the power to choose in children's hands

Through World Vision's Chosen™ initiative, children have the power to choose their own sponsor.

Our Ghana office is privileged to collaborate with Northview Church in the United States to give over 2,000 children in our Agotime and East Gonja Area Programmes, the opportunity to choose a sponsor.

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 World Vision Ghana wins award

World Vision wins Millennium Excellence Award

The Millennium Excellence Foundation on Saturday, July 17, 2021 conferred on World Vision the coveted Millennium Excellence Award for Urban and Rural Development at the Millennium Excellence Awards ceremony held at the Manhyia Palace, Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. His Royal Highness Otumfuo Osei Tutu II who is the life patron of the Foundation was joined by His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana to preside over the colourful and prestigious ceremony.

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LEAN Project Launch

World Vision and partners launch project to conserve biodiversity and improve livelihoods

As a four-member consortium, World Vision and partners Rainforest Alliance, Tropenbos Ghana, and Ecocare Ghana recently launched the Landscape and Environmental Agility across the Nation (LEAN) Project; a four-year project funded by the European Union's flagship Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) initiative.

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World Vision and Ghana Journalists Association sign partnership agreement on humanitarian development work

World Vision partners with journalists association to promote child protection & humanitarian development work

World Vision and the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) have signed a partnership agreement to address child protection and humanitarian development work amongst vulnerable groups –especially children– with a focus on neglect, violence, exploitation and abuse. 

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Limited access to proper sanitation, insufficient and/or irregular supplies of food put many children in Ghana at risk, physically, every day. At the same time, low literacy levels coupled with high rates of child marriage, child labour and female genital mutilation make it difficult for many children to live life to their fullest, achieve their dreams and prepare for their future.

Our teams of dedicated development professionals have been working in Ghana since 1979 to build a better world for children, their families and their communities. We partner with parents, like-minded organizations, faith leaders and the government to address the underlying causes of poverty and injustice in order to build a better world for all children in Ghana.  

29.1 million

Population, total


Capital City

60.4 billion

GDP (current US$)
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2021 Annual Report

Learn about how our work contributed towards improvement in the well-being of children in Ghana throughout our 2021 fiscal year (October 2020 - September 2021). 

It is our hope that as you read this year's impact report, you would reflect on the goodness of God and would be encouraged to continue to join hands with us to do even more this year and in the years to come.

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