NEW LIFE FOUNDATIONS
P.O. BOX MD 832, MADINA, ACCRA, GHANA –
TEL: 233-21-507594, CELL: 233-24-799839
email: [email protected]
visiting the US at 1712 Shiva Court, Durham NC 27703, Tel.919 957 7565)
teaching a single mother, Alima (Moslem) in the
techniques of high speed typing. Alima
was working towards becoming a receptionist
working towards becoming a receptionist.
day started with the students keen to complete their assignments and move to
teaching Excel to a student to enable her enter transactions and balance her
accounts in business
As night falls motivational talks are given to unskilled youth who are waiting to be helped to acquire skills of their choice
Students outside classroom
New Life Foundation was born from a desire to reach out to the poor and
under-privileged in our community and help the younger ones acquire marketable
skills and become self-supportive. It has the main aim of giving economic
liberation to the under-privileged.
& Charity Agbeblewu started adopting young men and women and helping them
become well equipped to live on their own since 1972. Listed below
are some people who benefited from our program:
Miss Magdalene (deceased) at age 24 years after we registered her at a
dressmaking class which she attended for six months. She was a slave to a fetish
woman until we adopted her. She had stayed with us for two years.
Miss Patience Zotor – (39 years) had a mental disability and was
economically handicapped. We helped resettle her – she is now in petty trading
business. She is a single mother with two children, twins - a girl and a boy.
Stayed with us for eight years.
Mr. Thompson Amewu - (42 years). Completed
his degree course at the Winneba University. Married with three children. He was
pushed by economic hardships to engage in organizing youth in evil dances etc.,
leading to drug abuse until we adopted him. He stayed with us for 15 years, when
we helped him go through pupil teaching, 4 years teacher training and university
Mr. Blessing Gbewonyo - (35 years). Currently working as a private
businessman. Married with two child. He suffered neglect by his father thus
needed help. He stayed with us for 7 years when we helped him attend Accra
Polytechnic Institute to study Plant Engineering. He was employed for 4 years by
Shell Ghana Limited and later went into private transportation business.
Mrs. Clarrisa Vanboven (Maiden name was Dabroi) Born by a Ghanaian lady
to an Italian construction worker who left Ghana soon after her birth, and never
been heard of. She is now (35 years). Currently a professional caterer/dress
designer. Married with two children. She and her husband have just come to
settle in the US through the US visa Lottery process. She was pushed by economic hardships into immoral life until
we adopted her, in 1988. She stayed with us for 9 years going through vocational
training, apprenticeships and professional training until married 8 years ago.
Mr. Dennis Gamli (34 years) Currently beginning farming project. He
converted from idol worship to the Christian faith and needed help to resettle
him. He has been staying with us for 8 years, still under our care until he is
properly resettled in his farming venture. Has been trained in trading
businesses and farming techniques.
Miss Sandra Sogni (20 years). Completed Senior Secondary School. She lost
both parents very early in life during an ethnic conflict in Northern Ghana. She
needed someone to support her go through school. She stayed with us for 3 years
when we saw her through her Junior Secondary School education.
Miss Juliet Abaya (11 years). Still in school. She stayed with us for 2
years when her guardians could not cope with her education demands. Her mother
had left for Nigeria and could not be traced. We had to return her to the
current guardians because we were finding it financially difficult to meet her
school fees, now that we are retired.
Miss Mawuse Zotor (27 years). Now at a Teacher Training College
Had stayed with us for 4 years. Both parents are poor and could not help
her go through senior secondary school. We helped her attend Senior Secondary
School and because she did not have good grades needed to repeat the final
examinations two more times to be able to make it.
Mr. Mawuli Afrim (25 years). Still staying with us for the past 4 years.
Both parents are very poor peasant farmers. We helped him complete an
apprenticeship in woodcarving and wood designing. He has just again completed
another apprenticeship in Plaster Of Paris (POP) ceiling designing.
He is yet to set up a workshop for himself.
He designs carved doors and other carvings and designs ceilings.
had over the years been able to support these young ones from our own resources.
We have now retired and are trying to work on our own to support our biological
We still have our last two
children in the University.
We however hope that, given the needed support we would be able to carry
on the good work.
have been able to put up two small rooms, which are used for training purposes.
We however have enough land to put up a two-floor building of six rooms, which
would be used for the Project.
have a long list of young men and women who, at the prime of the lives are
finding it very difficult to cope with life. Most of them are school dropouts
who could easily be trained in skills of their own choice, to enable them become
the long experience we have had over 30 years in this type of ministry and the
resulting outcome, which encourages us that we can help alleviate poverty from
our community, we trust that God would bring someone our way, who we can
cooperate with to achieve excellent results.
We hope to acquire equipment like computers and accessories. Charity who
had been in Administrative/Secretarial Consultancy would be able to train people
in various computer courses.
Two young men, Evans Akafia and Eddie Osafo have committed themselves
to help the Project by giving tutorship in computer literacy, hardware,
networking software programs and data entering.
Mr. Thompson Amewu, our adopted son, who completed his degree course and
is teaching, has willingly accepted to be part of the program with his 12 years
4. Many workshop owners, including our adopted daughter Clarissa Dabroi and Ms. Beatrice Vordzogbe have willingly accepted to cooperate with the programA three-year maximum training would be able to equip anyone to become self-employed or continue education in a tertiary institution.
Please Click on Link Below to View our Current Proposal
Proposal for Skills Training Program
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