NEWS, RESEARCH & PROGRAMS
Around the world Children and Youth are very powerful force in their communities. When they have opportunities to improve their lives, everyone benefits. When Children and Youth are able to earn and control their income, their future are more likely to benefit family, communities, countries and world at large. Besides, Families eat better; they stay healthy. Communities thrive. Ultimately, entire nations are in better position to prosper economically.
Monthly donors to Optimist International Ghana (OIG) recognize data as a powerful tool in building programs and shaping policies that are designed to impact not just one Child or Youth, but millions of Children and Youth around the globe. Your sustaining support will help advance the research agenda to create opportunities for more Children and Youth. And to thrive and create more gender equitable in some communities, countries and world at large.
Your monthly contribution will help OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL GHANA:
1. To identify solutions to solve some of the biggest challenges Children and Youth face, including child marriage and maternal mortality;
2. To Ensure Children and Youth are at the center of the global development agenda;
3. To Bring together experts from different backgrounds to find real solutions to advance gender equality;
4. To Develop concrete, evidence-based plans of action for policymakers that outline how we can help Children and Youth to thrive;
5. And much more ……..
GODFRIED GYADU SARPONG
MISSION, VISION, PURPOSE
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimist bring out the best in youth, our communities and ourselves.
Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as the premier volunteer organization that values all children and helps them develop to their full potential.
To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.