RISING TO LIFE

Short description

Strengthened education system management, community responses to the crisis for resilience against future shocks

Description

In the midst of COVID-19, in Ghana one standing and critical problems associated with vulnerable communities is the Provision of access to basic sanitary supplies, thus, as the virus can be curtailed through proper sanitary observation, our flagship project RISING TO LIFE comes in as a precursor to solving challenges in our selected vulnerable urban settlement of Accra.
The project seeks to prevent COVID-19 and reverse the trends in COVID-19 spread in vulnerable urban settlement through Mobilizing of communities to ensure that public health education messages on risk and prevention strategies are reaching all.
Capacities buildup of 20 local volunteers in the production and distribution of critical supplies like locally made VERONICA buckets for water storage, soap, sanitizers and personal protective equipment and different staff to accelerate COVID-19 prevention and control use in these urban settlement.
Several community level outreaches directed at awareness raising, training and setup of volunteer-led service networks for general assistance, support communities and vulnerable groups ease back into their daily lives in a post-crisis context.
We expect 5000 people directly, stakeholders, 1000, volunteers -50, support service 10 and indirectly benefiting 25000, social media blast 100000 among the general population

Target country

Ghana

Project type

  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Information
  • Mental health
  • Prevention

Support needed

  • Exposure
  • Raising capital
  • Website design

What we need help with

We need fund 100%, to provide all the project identifiable logistics needed in our budget plans to facilitate our key activities on the grounds .these include but not limited to • Conduct training and setup of volunteer-led service networks for general assistance (i.e. disbursing food, medicine, VERONICA buckets for water storage, soap, sanitizers and personal protective equipment etc.) • promote proper Sanitation, Hygiene and waste management in the communities through facilitating people led sanitation action and management systems in the Accra within the project period • (self)organized community volunteers, medical student groups supporting medical staff in hospitals • legal counseling, including but not limited to labor rights, patient rights, and counseling • medical advice and mental health support for vulnerable groups • containment measures in rural areas and urban slum settlement hygiene WASH station set up • support communities and vulnerable groups ease back into their daily lives in a post-crisis context • Conduct several community level outreaches directed at awareness raising, training and setup of volunteer-led service networks for general assistance, support communities and vulnerable groups ease back into their daily lives in a post-crisis context.

Best way to get in touch

Email: bossbig24@gmail.com or familyaidfoundation@yahoo.com Tel: +233274313220 /Community And Family Aid Foundation

Project status

  • Just started