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:
- The 2017 Recovery Walk had 250 participants, including Dr. Al Mooney and five other Americans. The event was held in Ashaiman near the House of St. Francis. We consider it to be the most useful walk to date because of the enthusiastic participation of people in recovery, their families and residents of Ashaiman. The post walk events were effective carrying the messages of recovery!
- 200 clients at House of St. Francis and Oxford Houses with waiting lists at both houses;
- 100 plus family members, friends and clients attended eight monthly family meetings in 2017 at the House of St. Francis;
- 10 training events in 2017 and the majority were one-day events with over 200 participants;
- Most significant events in 2017 were led by Dr. Al Mooney for professionals in Accra on Sept. 28, for staff of Ankaful Psychiatric hospital in Cape Coast and training of staff at New Crystal Health Care Services and staff of the House of St. Francis;
- Hopeful Way Recovery Center – Converted into a residential rehab to be registered as WellCare Ghana Recovery Center, run by Byron Merriweather. WellCare began taking in clients in October 2017, including one from Liberia and one from Sierra Leone.
- Venue for WellCare is the Hopeful Way House where three training events took place in 2017, five people in recovery residing at WellCare;
- 1,000 church parishioners reached. Parishioners of churches provided support for residents of the House of St. Francis;
- The House of St. Francis received a major renovation with financial support of churches in Ghana;
- Attended seven United Nations events;
- Two professionals (Byron Merriweather and Edwin Ahadzie) participated in two weeks of COLOMBO training.
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.