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Sponsor the Volta, Ghana Community

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Join the children of Volta on their path to progress

Life for children in the poor community of Volta, Ghana, is a daily struggle. But with Community Sponsorship, you can help the children and families of Volta create a healthy, secure, self-sustaining community.

For a little more than $1 a day, just $39 a month, you can transform the community of Volta. Your donation is tax-deductible as a charitable gift.

Matched gifts icon Sponsor today and your generous contribution will be matched 4x by our funding partner for even greater impact. Your donation is tax-deductible as a charitable gift.

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Your support is urgently needed to:

  • Provide children with access to clean water, proper sanitation and improved health facilities to keep them healthy
  • Improve access to and improved quality of education for a brighter future for Volta’s children
  • Provide girls with access to clean water, adequate sanitation and food to keep them healthy
  • Register children at birth so that their legal rights to an education, health care and a better life are officially recognized
  • Help reduce unemployment with training, which benefits the entire community

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What you will receive

As a community sponsor, you’ll be able to see real progress over time as you follow the children and families in Volta on their path to progress.

You will receive:

  • A welcome package connecting you to the Volta community
  • Quarterly email updates where you can meet the families, view photos of the community, and read stories of the changes happening in Volta, thanks to your support.

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The children of Volta, Ghana need your help

  • Only 33% of children enrol in secondary school
  • Less than 50% of births have a skilled birth attendant present, and infant mortality rates are high
  • Unsafe drinking water is collected from a nearby lake, the only water source
  • Schools are in poor condition, lack trained teachers and are often located far away

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Your impact

In just a few years, generous community sponsors have helped:

  • Build or upgrade over 25 schools or education centres, giving children a chance at a brighter future
  • Provide over 800 animals to families in Vietnam to help diversify their livelihoods and boost income
  • Provide an entire community in Ghana with year-round, clean drinking water
  • Enable more than 2,000 women to access financial services, literacy and training in Ethiopia
  • Deliver 7 school boats, helping children – particularly girls – in Bangladesh safely commute to school

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Still have questions? Let us help!

  • How is sponsoring a community different from sponsoring a child?

  • Will I be receiving a picture of one child?

  • Does my sponsorship benefit all the children in the community, or only some?

  • If I sponsor a community, how long a commitment am I expected to make?

  • What kind of correspondence will I be getting from the community?

  • Why do you need my email address?

  • Can I visit the community?


About Plan International

About Plan International

Plan International is a global movement for change, mobilizing millions of people around the world to support social justice for children in developing countries.


Where Your Money Goes

Where Your Money Goes

Learn how your contributions have helped change the lives of children and families in developing countries.