Projects

WAAF has been fortunate to have its ideas and visions turned to reality by providing funding for projects to take place. Over the years, funding has been made available by both local and international donor organizations.

We have tried listing most of our past projects in the table below.  For current & upcoming  projects, kindly see the dropdown.

Project title & short description Donor Duration Impact
Participatory media conversation
Empowering PLHIV, non PLHIV and the youth coming together to become agents of change within their communities in 4 regions of Ghana (Volta, Northern, Greater Accra and Ashanti)
CIDA/CCI Jan – Dec 2006 HIV related stigma reduction among the targeted communities, increase in numbers referred for testing and counseling
Population Health Implementation and Training Partnership Implementation Proposal (Ghana – Pangaea Submission) – Planning Stage Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2008
Hepatitis B Education and Screening WV- Ghana 2008 All staff of WV-Ghana educated and screened for and vaccinated against Hepatitis B.
Multi Sectoral HIV/AIDS Project
HIV prevention and care programs for youth ages 10 – 24 years and adults ages 24 years and above in the Greater Accra region
Ghana AIDS Commission, GAC 2009 – 2011 1.HIV transmission rates decreased
2.HIV incidence decreased
3. HIV morbidity and  mortality decreased
Enhancing the services of the WAAF onsite clinic Stichting fonds de trut  and managed by stepping stones for Africa 2008 1.    Onsite clinic able to sustain 2 staff for a period of 2 years
2.    CD4 machine installed
Reinforcing and scaling up of HIV services: Strengthening HIV Prevention and Effective Targeting
Scaling up of HIV prevention services for general population and MARP’s.
Enforcing linkages between communities and formal health care services
Capacity building for community service organizations, peer educators training as well as condom promotion.
Global Fund (through PPAG) 2010 – 2012 1.    HIV education reaching the general population
2.    HIV education reaching most at risk population
3.    An increase in the number of persons knowing their HIV status
4.    An increase in number of persons referred for HIV  management
Improving the lives of PLHIV’s and other vulnerable groups through empowerment of vulnerable groups with life and entrepreneurial skills and mitigating the negative effects of HI|V related stigma. STAR – Ghana 2011 – 2012 Impacts include
1. Reduction in poverty among the PLHIV and vulnerable persons
2.Enhanced capacity to meet basic needs such as health and food security
Our stigma reduction programme targets individuals, communities, institutions and seeks to establish an enabling environment that addresses stigma effectively. The interventions are addressing the key drivers of stigma such as lack of knowledge, fear, negative cultural norms and practices
IMPACT
1.Reduction in HIV related stigma and discrimination
2.Increse in the visibility of PLHIV
3.Increse in the  uptake of HIV services such as HIV Testing and Counseling, treatment, Care and Support
HIV prevention among the school going youth World Education 2002 – 2003 Formation of sustainable peer groups in various schools across the Greater Accra Region known as Passion Squad.
Increase in number of school going children educated on SRH matters.
HIV education for MSM Stichting fonds de Trut 2010 MSM having access to health education and treatment referral