Green Ghana Volunteers is a project of Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa, an indigenous African founded non-profit development organization whose mandate is to work closely with the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) through multi faceted approaches that offers opportunities to people of different creed and backgrounds to participate in its work through volunteering.

The project background is to implement green methodologies using locally available low cost resources to alleviate problems of poverty through income generation and job availability, producing viable planting materials for the rehabilitation of degraded lands, generate dry Moringa oleifera leaf to provide accessible raw materials that meet the code of good practice to guarantee sanitary and nutritional status of Moringa products based on published standards for value added products to meet local and internati
onal demands and for direct application of the Moringa dried leaf for regenerative health and nutrition starting with local communities in Greater Accra and Eastern Regions of Ghana.

News

  • UN Women Singapore and MasterCard Unveil Ghanaian among 10 Finalists for Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World The Singapore National Committee for UN Women (UN Women Singapore) and MasterCard have unveiled the top 10 finalists for Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World. Launched in commemoration of the 100th year of International Women’s Day, Project Inspire is a worldwide platform for socially-inspired 18-35 year-olds. This initiative gives youth from around the world the chance to empower disadvantaged women or girls in Asia/Pacific, Middle East or Africa.Youth representing 50 countries from around the world submitted hundreds of life-changing ideas as 5-minute pitch videos (or written proposals) for a chance to win a US$25,000 grant. The grant will be used to bring to life the winning idea through ...
    Posted Aug 3, 2011, 3:27 PM by Green Ghana Volunteers
  • Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa Launches Job Creation and Sustainability with Green Ghana Project’s ‘Miracle Tree’ The VPWA Green Ghana Project has begun the task of reviving African land with Moringa oleifera seedlings – helping to sustain livelihoods and generate jobs. Volunteer Partnerships for West African has organized a workshop in Darmang Anhuntem, a rural farming community in the Eastern Region of Ghana to launch the ‘Miracle Tree.’ Also known as ‘mother’s best friend’, the Moringa tree can grow in hot climates has both nutritional and medicinal properties, making it an essential project undertaking by the VPWA. The VPWA Green Ghana Project will be transplanting Moringa seedlings from a one hectare farm land in Darmang Anhuntem to rehabilitate degraded lands due to various mining activities both in Eastern and Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The Project ...
    Posted Oct 1, 2010, 4:35 AM by Green Ghana Volunteers
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