Support recovering individuals, families & communities in Ghana:
Every Dollar Counts...
At Recovery Africa, we have many goals and projects in the works, but we cannot bring them into fruition without your support. Recovery Africa currently does not receive any grant funding. We rely only on individual donations.
Please donate today. Every dollar counts!
Thank you to our donors and partners who made these accomplishments possible:
- 160 family members, friends and clients attended eight monthly family meetings in 2016 at the House of St. Francis
- 17 is the average occupancy for the three houses in 2016;
- Over 80% of residents in the three houses who stayed three months or longer have remained clean and sober;
- Over 300 participants from numerous organizations attended 20 RA training events in 2016
- 75 participants, clients and residents of Recovery Africa programs in Accra participated in weekly 12 mutual support groups, including AA, NA and Al-Anon;
- 100 plus 12-step recovery books were provided to such groups
- Venue for one funeral gathering for a neighbor. 200 mourners, including twelve people slept at the center. Gathering used to carry the message of recovery
- Three Oyarifa community association meetings held at the center. Meetings are helping to expand the larger recovery community.
- 2,400 Church parishioners who received half hour presentations on the House of St. Francis and addiction related matters (6 churches X 400 people)
- 400 persons present in June by convener of Recovery Ghana Consortium on treatment and recovery in Ghana in 2016
- 500 pamphlets printed and distributed on addiction related programs in Ghana distributed in 2016 as part of training and awareness creation
Your Donation Will Support Our Future Projects in Ghana:
Based on the availability of resources, RA will respond to requests to help further recovery in Ghana as follows:
- Recovery Center – Expand peer recovery support services at Hopeful Way Recovery Centre;
- House of St. Francis – Provide additional services to clients who complete the residential program; Assist with the establishment of a detox facility at the HSF;
- Recovery Café – Collaborate with Optimum Design and the Blue Cross Society to establish a “Recovery Café” and information Centre in Kasoa, near Accra;
- Churches – Establish contact groups that deal with prevention, information and referrals;
- Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) - Help develop services in Ghana. Provide technical assistance by an EAP expert;
- Women in Recovery – Make use of the Women’s Oxford House to expand recovery and related services to a large number of women;
- Oxford Houses – Open new houses and strengthen the Oxford House Chapter, the structure for servicing the houses;
- Recovery Communities – Help establish communities in Cape Coast and Kasoa;
- Visitors from U.S. – Organize a group of six people to participate in the Third Annual Recovery Walk on September 23, 2017
- Oxford House Chapter – establish an organization which provides services to an increasing number of Oxford Houses.
- Prisons – build on Recovery Africa's long-standing relationship with the Ghana Prisons Service to support recovery programs for staff and inmates, and assist Ghana Juveniles’ Correction Facility establish and implement recovery program.
- Recovery Coaches- introduce the concept and assist Recovery Ghana Consortium administer a program.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Together with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ghana, the Nigeria EAP Association and others continue to examine possibilities of introducing EAPS.
- Respond to other Initiatives – Based on interest and the availability of resources, assist in building a Recovery Movement.