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OUR PARTNERS: PROFILE OF WINDOW of HOPE FOUNDATION (WHF)

Window of Hope Foundation is a Ghanaian non-governmental organization committed to advance the welfare and status of the marginalized and vulnerable especially women, children and the poor in the Ghanaian society.

Vision

Window of Hope seeks to be a leading national organization for promoting human equality and development.

Mission

The mission of the organization is to advance the human rights and status of all persons especially women, and the poor in society through education, economic and social development, health and advocacy. WHF is committed to serving the vulnerable through our programme strategies. Window of Hope equally focuses on interventions aimed at preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS and also the elimination of child labour.

Objectives

  • To promote justice and universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
  • Enhancing and strengthening opportunities for gender equality and empowerment.
  • To enhance the socio-economic well being of women
  • To promote women’s rights particularly in the areas of abuse/violence n
  • To work with people at the grassroots to secure basic rights through education.
  • Networking with like-minded organizations at national and international levels for development

 

Core Values

The activities of Window of Hope Foundation are under-guided by the following core values:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Excellence.

 

Window of Hope initially started its community interventions programmes on women’s rights in the areas of violence against women and children in the Kumasi Metropolis in community institutions including churches and women groups. Window of Hope operates in the Ashanti Region.

 

Programme Areas

  • Human Rights and the Status of women and the Girl Child
  • Basic Education programmes
  • Reducing violence against women and children
  • The Girl Child
  • Child labourers and the Street Child
  • Health Programmes
  • Promotion of Income-generating activities

 

Strategies

The following key strategies are used:

  • Training programmes
  • Education and awareness raising
  • Research
  • Advocacy and lobbying
  • Networking

 

Commitment

Window of Hope Foundation reaffirms its commitment in principle to the:

Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Convention on the Rights of the Child, Commission on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW); United Nations Millennium Development Goal.

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