Partners and Friends

Ghana Friendship Project Partners

River Run for Hope
8th Annual 5K/10K Race, coming June 3, 2017 is sponsored by All Saints Catholic Church and supports development work in rural Ghana.

Catholic World Mission
Catholic World Mission is partnering with the Ghana Friendship Project to raise funds for the new church construction in Enchi. Catholic World Mission will do a mailing campaign in February to raise funds for a $100K matching gift donation.

Helping Hands Medical Mission
An upcoming medical mission to Butre, Ghana will take place June 16–25, 2017 led by Dr. Matt Harrison as medical director.

Sacred Heart Catholic School, Salisbury, NC
Frank Cardelle, principal of Sacred Heart Catholic School, has lead two mission trips to rural Ghana to install computer labs in elementary schools and plans for a third mission trip in 2017 are underway.

Ghana Friendship Project Friends

Lions Lighthouse Foundation
Lions Lighthouse supports the Ghana Friendship Project by donating used eyeglasses for medical missions and eye clinics in Ghana.

African Research Academy for Women, Ghana
African Research Academy for Women was founded in 2013 to tackle the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) gender disparity in Ghana through fully supported eight-week summer research internships and other programs.

Pope Francis Children’s Home & School (Ghana)
Founded by Michael Barry after a Helping Hands Medical Mission trip to Ghana, Pope Francis Children’s Home & School provides for the most vulnerable children in the Volta Region of Ghana.

Clap for Jesus, Inc
Clap for Jesus, Inc, an Atlanta-based non-profit, built St. Joseph’s Catholic High School, a co-educational residential high school in the Wiawso Diocese in the Western Region of Ghana currently serving 700 students.

School Aid for Africa
School Aid for Africa was Matthew Harrison’s 2012 Eagle Scout project where new backpacks loaded with new school supplies were collected for 600 students and delivered to schools in rural Ghana. This project was scheduled to coincide with a Helping Hands Medical Mission.

Ethan Frank’s Eagle Scout Project
The project will begin early in 2017 by collecting new and gently used shoes for children and adults in Father’s Anthony parish and home village of Egyam and Butre. The shoes will be shipped to Ghana by the Ghana Friendship Project in 2018 and possibly 2019.