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CIWED Ghana Previously known as Centre for Capacity Improvement for the Wellbeing of the Vulnerable is a Non-Governmental, Non-profit and Non-Partisan organisation, formed with the aim of promoting quality of life for the poor and marginalized in society particularly women and children to ascertain their rights.

 The organisation is registered with the Ghana Registrar General’s Department and obtained a Certificate of Incorporation and to Commence Business, registered on the 30th June 2016, under the Companies act, 1963 (ACT 179). and companies’ provisions of Sections 27 and 28 of Companies act, 1963 respectively, and a license Certificate with department of social welfare, through Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection under the matrimonial causes Act 367, 1971; amendment instrument 2012 L.I. 2191 Non-Profit Organization Policy (2020) and directive for the management of Non Profit Organizations in Ghana (2020).

The head office of CIWED GHANA is located at Nanton Zuo, off the Tamale-Yendi highway, Tamale GPS- Nanton Zuo/ NT-1623-8577

To have a society in which every human being have the right to economic independence and self-reliant.

To collaborate with communities, their structures, and allied organizations to enhance the capacities of community members and marginalized groups, ensuring equitable access to informative resources that empower and enrich their lives. 

To empower marginalized communities by providing access to information and building capacity, thereby fostering economic independence and self-reliance. Our strategic focus areas encompass community outreach, educational initiatives, and partnerships with similar organizations. 


We are honest, transparent and straightforward in all that we do. We treat everybody with dignity and respect. We act responsibly with resources entrusted to us. We are accountable and every member of staff has a responsibility to demonstrate the highest ethical standards.


We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in pursuit of our mission. We reward excellence in performance and service delivery.


We appreciate the fact that our success is dependent on a diverse and coordinated team that is committed to the highest standards of trust, hard work, cooperation and communication. Our officers are committed to working together and coordinating effectively with donors, partners, and internal and external constituents. We encourage synergies through efficient networking.


We are committed to identifying innovative and functional approaches to our work and using best practices to explore new ways to fulfill our mission in the most effective and efficient way.

Learning: We continually learn and document our successes and implement lessons from our interventions.

Equity and Fairness:

We are sensitive and committed to reduce all forms of discrimination in our service, processes and interventions. We treat our donors, partners, and agencies fairly and in accordance with the law.

The aim of the Centre is in two folds;

  1. To under-take projects in community and its implementation to the development of the communities needs and;
  2. Embark on advocacy campaigns and trainings on multi-dimensional issues which relate to the improvement of living standards especially in rural communities in Ghana.

And the objectives are

  1. Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH),
  2. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security,
  3. Education, Skills and Livelihood development
  4. Gender Equality and Child Protection.
  5. Health and Nutrition
  6. Governance and Social Inclusion