We are motivated by the love of Christ to serve the poor.
We enable poor communities to meet their basic needs in a sustainable manner.
How We Started
In the 1970s, a group of Ghanaian high school students agreed that they wanted to make a difference in the lives of Ghana’s poor. Each of these students had personally experienced extreme poverty and knew that it was almost impossible to escape without help. Learn more about our history.
Who We Are
We are a Christian charitable organization that provides sustainable community development in Ghana.
We work hand in hand with NEA (Northern Empowerment Association), a Ghanaian Christian development organization that lives and works among Ghana’s poor to alleviate poverty and transform communities.
A Story of Hope and Triumph
Kwabena is the story of David Mensah’s life an African orphan and street kid who was rescued and transformed by God’s grace. He become known as a friend of the poor. You can find no better explanation of our roots and motivation than this book.
Meet Our Leadership Team
GRID Program Coordinator
The Northern Empowerment Association (NEA) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) in Ghana. It was incorporated in Ghana in 2001. NEA’s headquarters are in Tamale, the capital of Ghana’s Northern Region.
Northern Empowerment Association
PO Box 809; Tamale, Northern Region; Ghana, West Africa
Stories, Updates & Reports
Check out stories, updates and reports from our team, partners and supporters!