ABOUT RUSO

ABOUT GHANA

CURRENT PROJECTS:
Education
HIV Campaign
Malaria Control
Micro-Finance
Tree Planting
Aquaculture

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CURRENT PROGRAMS:

INTRODUCTION
In order to protect, develop and manage RURAL communities, the RURAL poor need leadership and right directions. This is precisely where RURAL UPGRADE SUPPORT ORGANIZATION (RUSO) offers the right support and leadership in enabling RURAL poor to manage their own development process and to bring about improvements in their welfare.

VOLUNTEER PROJECT AND ACTIVITY AREAS

Please Note: The Project/Activity outlined below may or may not have been initiated. It will be the role of the volunteer to continue a project that has started or to start up a new project area if no work has yet been done.

Promote standard of living of rural poor by protecting and managing rural environments in a sustainable manner:
Projects/Activities:

Organizing awareness campaigns in rural communities on the importance of a clean environment.
Initiating action on erosion control, tree planting, horticulture and organic farming.
Foster linkages with national and international institutions responsible for the protection of the environment and health issues with emphasis on HIV/AIDS and Malaria.

Promote education of the youth:
Projects/Activities:
Teaching English, Math, Science, Music etc.
Career counseling.
Organizing funds and mobilizing local labour for construction of community libraries, health posts, daycare centers and schools.
Provide reading materials for community libraries.
Introducing Information Technologies to rural communities through establishment of computer training centers.

Improve livelihoods for rural people particularly women income generating activities:
Projects/Activities:
Linking appropriate local and international institutions to provide resources and training to local women in their income generating activities.
Assisting communities to set up micro-finance schemes and networks to provide capital for a sustainable income generating programs.

Play Advocacy roles in promoting the rights of women, children and the aged in society:
Projects/Activities:

Identify peculiar problems and abuses of women and children and seeking appropriate interventions from relevant institutions for their solutions.

Promote integration of disabled into society:
Projects/Activities:
Organize funds and material support for disabled people in local communities.
Organize training programs in enterprise development skills and link disabled with sources of employment in public and private sectors.




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