Ekumpoano

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Water
  • Business
  • Public Health

Overview

Ekumpoano is located near the coast in the Central Region of  Ghana.  People in Ekumpoano are primarily dedicated to farming and fishing.  Global Brigades is currently implementing Medical, Public Health, and Business Brigades in Ekumpoano and working to collaborate with local partners and government to improve healthcare and access to water in the region.

District: Ekumfi

Region: Central

Homes : 505
Population : 1300
Water System : Yes
Community Bank : No
Electricity : Yes
Health Center : Yes
Community Health Workers : Yes
% of Homes with Latrines : 3
Education : Up to Junior High
Distance from GB Lodging Facility :

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS:

Global Brigades establishes mobile clinics in Ekumpoano up to twice per year in an effort to provide access to basic health care services to the community members.  In conjunction with the  government run Ghana Health Service, GB is working to improve healthcare in the region including the support of establishing and training local Community Health Workers.  

 

45

Brigade Volunteers - #

922

Patient Consultations - #

334

Vision Screenings Provided - #

12

Health Education Workshops - #

MEDICAL BRIGADES IN EKUMPOANO

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
University of Southern California Dec 2017 21
Western Virginia University May 2019 24

Water

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Ekumpoano but has not yet begun with the Water Brigades program.  Now in the planning phase, implementation of a water solution will start as soon as feasible.

Business

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades is working on the implementation of the Holistic Model in Ekumpoano but has not yet begun with the Business Brigades program. Now in the planning phase, a market study and the establishment of a community business will start as soon as feasible.

Public Health

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

Global Brigades just started working with the Public Health program in Ekumpoano in January 2019. With collaboration from our community partners, we started the implementation of biodigester tanks and pour-flush toilets in the houses of our community members. We will continue to work with public health in Ekumpoano in upcoming brigades.

 

254

Brigade Volunteers - #

27

Sanitation Units Installed - #

439

People Benefitted with PH Infrastructure - #

32

Public Health Educational Workshops - hours

PUBLIC HEALTH BRIGADES IN EKUMPOANO

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
Marquette Univerity Jan 2019 23
Southern Connecticut State University Jan 2019 22
University of Colorado- Colorado Springs Jan 2019 38
University of Portland March 2019 15
Carnegie Mellon University March 2019 16
University of Maryland Baltimore County March 2019 14
Wright State University May 2019 18
University of Miami May 2019 11
West Virginia University May 2019 24
University of Texas San Antonio May 2019 11
Governors State University May 2019 17
University of Edinburgh May 2019 14
San Francisco State University May 2019 31

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