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Ghana celebrated its 60 years of Independence. Where many people attended festivities or enjoyed a relaxing holiday, the people of Atsiekpoe decided to roll up their sleeves. They completed the foundation! The women were in charge of bringing water from the river to the site and the men mixed the cement with stones, shelves, sand […]

The Green Clinic Atsiekpoe Ghana

This story explains so well why the people of Atsiekpoe dream and fight for a clinic. This picture of Ama and her baby was taken a few day after she gave birth last week. She did not give birth in a hospital, a maternal clinic or at home with the necessary assistance. She delivered her […]

crowdfunding, a new concept in the village

Our crowdfunding pages added new funding channels to our clinic project. But internet, social media and crowdfunding are a totally new concept for many community leaders and elders in Atsiekpoe. So they joined us at the Cashew Village Lodge last weekend for some IT exposure and they were very happy to see their pictures online […]

We joined the community meeting in Atsiekpoe, where the villagers discussed how to go about ‘communal labour’ during the upcoming long Independence weekend. The people of Atsiekpoe will put their hands together to accomplish the final touches of the foundation of the clinic; let’s cast the concrete! We also shared ideas on how to improve […]

The annual festival in Atsiekpoe has been an occasion for the villagers of Atsiekpoe to raise money themselves for their contribution to the Green Clinic. They raised € 650, an amazing amount for such a small village in Ghana! Will you join them in their dream of building a small hospital for the 3200 people […]

The Atsiekpoe Action Group for Development visited a couple of companies in Accra to select a partner for the establishment of a toilet-facility at the compound of the Green Clinic. Right now, we are investigating if biogas providing toilet facilities are an option. We spoke with a new company that invented lasting affordable solutions to […]

The African Environmental Experts Network (AEEN) will play an advisory role on how to meet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards and become a true ‘climate-smart’ facility. We are in contact with Hobson Agyapong, who is an environmental expert working for the EPA and who initiated the AEEN. Tree-planting forms a significant aspect of the […]

The initial drawing of the Green Clinic was made by an architect from Canada who visited Atsiekpoe in April and May 2015. This initial design was based on a clinic being built in Nyatikpo in the Bator District and modified with feedback from Naa Ashiley Vanderpuye, a medical doctor and founder of a private clinic […]

Simultaneously with this project, another crowdfunding project has started in the Netherlands (1%Club) to raise money for a small facility in the village of the Green Clinic where an innovative kind of environmental friendly bricks will be created: the inter-locking compressed brick system. Special brick moulds and training for the local workers will come available […]

The direct beneficiaries of this project are the estimated 3200 people of Vome Electoral Area who are living in the catchment area of the clinic. The people of the village of Atsiekpoe benefit even more as they have put the effort in bringing this project to their community. Expanding health projects Apart from the health […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 9 – Foundation Work of Atsiekpoe CHPS Compound in Progress. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our fundraising page on […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 8 – Status Update of the Atsiekpoe CHPS Compound. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our fundraising page on Causevox […]

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Woezo! We are proud to share with you the first edition of our two-monthly village newspaper. An initiative of the people of Atsiekpoe and their partners Jolinaiko Eco Tours and Stepping Stones for Africa. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 7 – Focused Group Discussion on Building Procedure in Atsiekpoe. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our fundraising page on […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 6 – Planning the Community Health Project in Atsiekpoe. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our fundraising page on Causevox […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 5 – WASH Visit to Accra by Atsiekpoe Action Group for Development. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our fundraising […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 4 – Planning the Community Health Project in Atsiekpoe. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our fundraising page on Causevox […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 3 – Health Situational Analysis, North-Tongu District. A preliminary investigation for Health Project Design in Atsiekpoe. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 2 – Problem formulation and action orientation for Improving Health Care in Atsiekpoe-Battor. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our […]

Below you can read or download Process Report 1 – Strength & Problem Identification and Action Prioritization in Atsiekpoe-Battor. Please visit our fundraising pages! The foundation of the building has been laid out, so now we need the funds to build walls and a roof! We currently have 2 fundraising pages: Visit our fundraising page […]

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