Foundation

The Chance for Children Foundation is a non-profit organisation under swiss foundation law. The board of trustees currently consists of seven members, who perform their duties on an honorary basis. The president of the foundation board is Daniela Rüdisüli Sodjah.

 

The following members of the board of trustees are active for Chance for Children:

– Daniela Rüdisüli Sodjah, Präsidentin

– Markus Bernet

– Iris Henseler Stierlin

– Martin Jud

– Rolf Leuzinger

– Markus Krattiger

– Martin Arzethauser

 

The foundation is the host organisation of the NGO Chance for Children in Ghana. It is legally registered as a “Company Limited by Guarantee”. The NGO is led by Daniela Rüdisüli Sodjah, Daniel Awuley Nartey and Amon Kotey. Together with the management team, they are responsible for implementing the strategy and reporting to the board of trustees, as well as for the local management.

 

Currently around 60 Ghanaian women and men work for Chance for Children. In addition, three Europeans and an average of two interns are working for the local organisation. All employees have appropriate qualifications in their respective fields. Chance for Children attaches great importance to fair working conditions, appropriate social benefits and fair wages. In addition, Chance for Children is actively supported by numerous volunteers in Ghana and Switzerland.

 

The foundation is responsible for the strategic orientation, governance and compliance of the NGO in accordance with its purpose.

 

Information about the foundation will be published in the Newsletter in June 2019

News

Watch our new video
“20 years empowering
street children”:

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Some impressions of our 
20th anniversary event in
Gommiswald:

More photos here

 

Milestones

1999: Registration as International NGO

2000: Support of children in the family house of Amon in La

2001: Construction and occupation of the Boys Home in Hebron

2002: Construction of drum and wood workshop in Hebron

2005: House in La becomes the Girls Home, House Hebron becomes Boys Home.

2008: Inauguration of Drop-In Centre in Jamestown

2009: Opening of Girls’ Home in Jamestown

2011: Opening of Girls’ Home in Hebron

2012: Opening of second Girls’ Home in Hebron

2013: Opening of third Girls’ Home in Hebron

2014: 15th anniversary of Chance for Children

2015: Opening of the new Drop-In Centre in Abossey Okai

2017: Focus on reintegration of children

2019: Formation of Foundation Chance for Children