Reducing HIV/AIDS in the western region of Ghana

I will strategically approach the problem by linking all arrangement normal
government policy in addressing the problem of HIV/AIDS.

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About You

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MADONNA AFIBA

Last Name

DOLPHYNE

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Centralian Consulting Foundation, Takoradi, Ghana

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Reducing HIV/AIDS in the western region of Ghana

What change do you want to bring to the world?

I will strategically approach the problem by linking all arrangement normal
government policy in addressing the problem of HIV/AIDS.

What are the primary activities of your project?

. Holding monthly debates and moderations on how to support the people living with HIV.
c. Supporting and referring for treatment of opportunistic infections e.g. malaria, TB, diarrhea
etc. that attack the HIV/AIDS victims.
d. Encourage positive participation of People Living With AIDS in the community.
e. Regular monitoring of the People Living With Aids (PLWA) and the youth groups

What is innovative about your initiative? How is it a new contribution to the field?

Its innovative because I will lobby for support from donors and corporate bodies involved in HIV/AIDS issues and the technical project staff will steer and manage the project together with the community.

What stage is your project in?

Idea phase

Tell us about the community that you engage? eg. economic conditions, political structures, norms and values, demographic trends, history, and experience with engagement efforts.

Western region rates fifth in the HIV/AIDS prevalence and studies indicates that pregnant women over 40 years of age are now contracting HIV/AIDS in the region than the youth thus Centralian Consulting Foundation has made strides as an outstanding organization by establishing voluntary counseling and sensitization programs to combat HIV/Ads in the region.

Share the story of the founder and what inspired the founder to start this project

The founder Madonna Afiba Dolphyne registered Centralian Consulting Foundation ( CCF ) at the Registrar General’s Department as a Not-for-Profit Making Organization with Registration Number G.5682. It has a board of Two Directors, an Executive Coordinator, Project Coordinator, One Secretary, Volunteers, Part-Time Consultants and a qualified legal practitioner and Auditors. Its geographical location is Windy Ridge, Takoradi, Western Region. It is a member of Ghana Association of Consultants
( GAC ) and The Ghana Non-Profit Making Association. The organization was established for the purpose of facilitating Micro-finance Institutions, MSME & SME’s ( Micro and Small and Medium Scale Enterprises) improving access of rural and agricultural population to sustainable financial services by strengthening performance, outreach and client orientation in all segments of rural financial systems and sustainable development in the western region.

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Please describe how your project has been successful and how that success is measured

Project has been successful because I have organized previous workshops on HIV/AIDS with Ghana AIDS Commission

How many people have been impacted by your project?

More than 10,000

How many people could be impacted by your project in the next three years?

More than 10,000

Winning entries present a strong plan for how they will achieve growth. Identify your six-month milestone for growing your impact

Consensus building
Setting of local goals
Drawing of Plans or local Action

Task 1

Platform for reporting on group activities as a means of monitoring the due process

Task 2

Funding to activate interventions

Task 3

Source Funds to support Action Plans and Group Activity

Identify your 12-month impact milestone

It is hoped that the goals would be zeroed tolocal specifics and therefore become more relevant to children and women

Task 1

Strengthening of stakeholders on HIV/AIDS issues

Task 2

Disseminate information on HIV/AIDS issues

Task 3

Creation of awareness of HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ghana

How will your project evolve over the next three years?

By soliciting funding from other Donors and philanthropists

Sustainability

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What barriers might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?

Finance/ funding

Tell us about your partnerships

Partnered with Corporate Bodies aand Individual philanthropists

Current annual budget of project, in US dollars

$1,000‐$10,000

Explain your selections

I have been supported by individual philanthropists or corporate entities

How do you plan to strengthen your project in the next three years?

By soliciting funding from Donors

Challenges

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Which barriers to health and well-being does your innovation address?
Please select up to three in order of relevancy to your project.

PRIMARY

Lack of physical access to care/lack of facilities

SECONDARY

Limited access to preventative tools or resources

TERTIARY

Limited human capital (trained physicians, nurses, etc.)

Please describe how your innovation specifically tackles the barriers listed above.

Evidence of substantial impact achieved through the linking of community and formal health and care services for people living with HIV is the common approach of general sensitization of the community without being focused to the particular target group, much will be given to change the attitude, practice and knowledge of the communities in how to care for the
PLWA.

How are you growing the impact of your organization or initiative?
Please select up to three potential pathways in order of relevancy to you.

PRIMARY

Grown geographic reach: Within host country

SECONDARY

Repurposed your model for other sectors/development needs

TERTIARY

Leveraged technology

Please describe which of your growth activities are current or planned for the immediate future.

Do you collaborate with any of the following: (Check all that apply)

NGOs/Nonprofits.

If yes, how have these collaborations helped your innovation to succeed?

positive results

166 weeks ago MADONNA AFIBA DOLPHYNE updated this Competition Entry.
166 weeks ago MADONNA AFIBA DOLPHYNE submitted this idea.