Vodafone Ghana Foundation Requests Proposals for ‘Mobile for Good’ Scheme

Vodafone Ghana Foundation, a subsidiary of Vodafone Group ltd – winners of the GUBA 2013 Corporate Business of the Year are seeking proposals from non-governmental organizations, community development organizations and social enterprises to solve social problems in the country through mobile technology.

 ‘Mobile for Good’ is a programme designed to utilise mobile technology to make communities in Ghana a better place. The project will be focusing on areas including health and education.

The Vodafone Foundation was established in 2009 to drive sustainable social interventions in communities all over Ghana. Since its establishment it has championed social and impactful investment programmes in the country. These include transforming the Korle-Bu Cancer Ward to a state of the art cancer treatment facility; building an ultra-modern community library for a cluster of schools at Asofan; providing incubators for the Tamale Hospital, assisting NADMO disaster recovery efforts by providing fibre glass speed boats; and driving mental health awareness. It has also introduced HealthLine 255, a medical call centre run by doctors and nurses to provide advice to millions of Ghanaians of health issues.

Applications are expected to be submitted between now and 30th May, 2014. Applicants will go through a three-stage evaluation process and eight selected projects will be sponsored from planning through to implementation. Interested organizations can submit their proposals to Vodafone Ghana Foundation, via email foundation.gh@vodafone.com

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