She is the President of the Board of Directors. Theresa Ama Bruku is a nurse by profession. She had an Advanced Diploma in Administration, Maternal and Child Health from the Korlebu Teaching Hospital, Accra after her Post-Basic Midwifery Certificate in Safe Motherhood, Child Health and the Anatomy of the Reproductive System at the Korlebu Midwifery School. She had her B. Sc degree in Public Health awarded by the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho. She has a rich knowledge in Public Health Nursing and has served in various hospitals, district hospitals, polyclinic and clinics in almost all the districts in the Volta region. She is currently the District Director for Health Services, South Tongu District -Sogakope.
Jane Kwawu has more than 20 years of hands-on work experience in socio
economic development, for gender equality, women and youth empowerment,
social justice and inclusion in politics with development agencies.
She is an accomplished Regional Advisor and Gender Expert in Center for African Family Studies-CAFS and International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region -IPPFAR based in Nairobi Kenya and in over 40 African Member States, articulating gender equality and equity, project development and gender budgeting initiatives primarily for Sexual and Reproductive Health including, Women's Rights and Economic Empowerment.
She has enormous experience working in partnership with international, UN agencies, bilateral, regional and national organizations on existing and emerging gender issues including Gender Based and Sexual Violence.
She was a strong voice on inclusion of the Africa women's health and empowerment concerns in the Fourth World Conference on Women-Beijing 1995 and actively participated in all follow up global and regional conferences advocating gender perspectives of these issues-ICPD, MDGs, UN meetings, Commission on Status of Women -CSW.
Jane provided requisite technical assistance -TA in capacity building and gender training skills in many countries including Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Gambia, Kenya, Uganda, Botswana, Lesotho, UN agencies-She worked in diverse programmes with several donor agencies including UNFPA; UN WOMEN, WHO; ECA; bilateral agencies: CIDA, USAID; DANIDA; International, specialized agencies and NGOs, including JOICFP.
Vivian Aku Gbade holds a Master of Business Administration-(Finance Option)
from the Wisconsin International University College; Affiliate of University
of Ghana, She is a Certified Human Resource Management Practitioner (CHRMP)
from Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana (IHRMP), she
also a Chartered Professional Administrator (ChPA) and Chartered Management
Consultant (CMC) from Chartered Institute of Administrators & Management
Consultants-Ghana (CIAMC), Vivian has gained her first degree in Bachelor of
Business Administration from the University of Professional Studies (UPSA)
Ms Gbade has a very impressive career history. She is currently the Departmental Officer of the Banking & Finance Department of the University of Professional Studies, Accra after having served earlier as the Junior Asst. Registrar and Administrative Assistant. She served as Agent's Commissions Officer/Secretary on an Internship and Contract Employment at Finance and Claims Department of the State Insurance Company (SIC) Accra respectively, Micro Finance & Administrative Assistant at Aidez Small Project International (ASPI) NGO at Dzorwulu in Accra.
She graduated from the University of Education, Winneba with a B.Ed degree in Music. She also has a Certificate in Women Enterprise &Small Business Development at NIESBUD, Noida, India. She had her initial professional training at the ST. Theresa's Training College, Hohoe (an all female institution). She was a government appointee assembly member for the Ketu South Municipal Assembly. She has taught in several basic and secondary schools in the Volta and Eastern regions. Her maiden name is Celestine Enyonam Gati until she was enstooled as the queen mother of Aborlove -Nolopi in 2004. She brings on board a wide range of experience as a member of the groups and associations: Ghana National Association of Teachers, Queen Mothers Association, University of Education Alumni Association, Catholic Association of Teachers and the Ghana Girl Guide Association.
She is a graduate of the University of Education, Winneba with a B.ED degree in French. She taught in Mount Mary Training College and was the 'professeur accompagnateur' for several stage groups to France or neighboring West African countries. She retired as the Head of Schools for the Accra Metropolitan Directorate of Education in 2013. She has taught in several secondary schools in the Volta and Greater-Accra regions and has a vast knowledge of the behavioral traits of student girls in the country. She brings this experience to bear in the activities of the organization.
Mad. Agnes Kunaki is the representative of the women groups on the Board. She herself an early stage school drop-out and a victim of forced marriage brings along a vast experience of the challenges confronting survival in rural communities. Though single, she is a very successful farmer and a petty trader. She has been divorced two decades ago with four children. She serves on some committees in the church and a very strong political activist.
William Kudzo Gati holds a B. Ed (HONS)
French Education, awarded by the University of Cape-Coast in June 1999. He
majored in French with English Literature as his minor. Had a 3-YR post-
secondary teacher training education at Mount Mary Training College, Somanya,
in French, Education and English Language, in the Eastern. He had a six-week
pedagogical course at CUEF, University of Ivory Coast. He has travelled the
length and breadth of Ghana and four countries in the West African sub-
region namely the Republic of Togo, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire and Nigeria.
He has taught in 6 secondary schools and two basic schools located in 4
regions (Volta, Eastern, Central and Greater-Accra) in his 25 years teaching
carrier. Was the Program Coordinator for IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE (Nella
Cassa del Padre Mio-onlus) an Italian Comboni Missionary Organization
(2004-2006).Was the Personal Assistant to the Chairman of Premier
International Gold Coast Limited, a South- Korean Marketing Company based in
He is also the Founder of Torwogbe Social Club- Akatsi (2002), a registered group of 100 prominent citizens and a Co-founder of Minamatsi Welfare Scheme (2010), a micro-finance scheme for local artisans, farmers and traders. He is an executive member of several local associations and groups.
Currently the Headmaster of Dabala-Junction Comboni Basic School (September 2016-) with a school enrollment of 421 pupils and 20 teachers. He is an Assistant Director II in the Ghana Education Service. His passion for kids has no bounds.