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The King's Village Project

The King's Village Project is an international development work based in Northern Ghana. Serving a district of 160,000 people, where the average person earns just 50p a day, the project adopts an integrated development approach - providing clean water and sanitation, healthcare, education and training and enterprise development in the Tolon-Kumbungu district of Northern Ghana.

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It ran from 6:00 PM, 27 January 2012 to 2:23 PM, 23 February 2016

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1110176)

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Amount raised

£1,295

Donations

15

    Categories

  • Disaster ReliefDisaster Relief
  • Poverty Alleviation/ReliefPoverty Alleviation/Relief

    Helping

  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • Older PeopleOlder People
  • Women & GirlsWomen & Girls
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)
  • OtherOther

Location

Situation

More than 70 local people are employed by the King's Village Project. Between them they've helped develop a medical centre providing the first doctor in the district, have provided water and sanitation to in excess of 10,000 people, established a school and begun to develop a micro-enterprise initiative. Local people are involved fully in the planning, development and implementation of the King's Village Project. This includes taking part in needs assessments, volunteering their time to help build facilities and forming local groups to administer elements of the initiative.

Solution