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The Sankofa Center
DescriptionAt The Sankofa Center we empower people to change lives and foster healthy behaviors to prevent, detect, and treat HIV/AIDS. We do this through utilizing traditional African dance & drama fused with health information to educate people of all ages in Ghana. We are committed to providing free counseling, rapid HIV/AIDS testing and connecting people with HIV/AIDS to local medical resources. We value equipping the next generation with tools to wipe out HIV/AIDS with a compassionate and open-minded ethos. Since 2004 we have educated 35,000 students about HIV prevention, 50,000 community members on HIV transmission, and have provided over 4,000 individuals with free rapid HIV testing with links to care.
We also believe in poverty reduction in the communities we serve. Therefore we’ve created Co-ops of Ghanaian women who become empowered by sustainable income making the globally inspired style line. Armed with fair-trade income Sankofa's Women lift their families and communities into prosperity. All proceeds benefit our free HIV services in Ghana.
As a “ Friend of The Sankofa Center” you can play a critical role in helping us continue our impact in Africa from your current locale. Your role is to host a gathering of friends to enlighten them on our efforts and feel inspired.
We provide you with our videos, impact statements, and photos for your audience to learn about what we do in Africa and to be inspired. We also provide you with a consignment of the gift products that our women make. Your party guests can show their support by purchasing some of these fundraising items, or visit our online store to support our efforts in Africa. We will highlight your gathering on our website and social media to thank and recognize each visitor of your gathering for sharing a piece of our impact!
For more information on Becoming a “ Friend of The Sankofa Center” visit our website: www.TheSankofaCenter.Org