LOCATION

NTERM-GHANA has 3 offices nationwide: One office in Saboba (the headoffice) and a branch in Kpassa (volta region) and the 3rd one in Cape Coast. However Saboba and Kpassa are our mission field for execution of our programmes whereas the Cape Coast office is for planning and administration.

 

Saboba

Saboba is located in the northeastern corridor of Ghana. It is bordered by Yendi, Chereponi, Zabzugu, Gushiegu and Togo. The land area is about 3439 km², with a population of about 120,000 inhabitants. Subsistence farming and rural poverty are the norms for majority of the population. The major local language spoken is “likpakpaln” with English as the language of instruction in schools. Other local languages spoken are: Moshi, Anufo Ewe, and Dagbani.

 

Saboba experiences two main seasons throughout the year. A dry season from November to April and a rainy season from May to October. The dry season is sub-divided into two: the harmattan season from November to February and the hot season from March to April. In the harmattan season, the weather is hot and dry during the day but cold and dry at night whereas in the hot season, the weather is hot dry throughout. Temperature variation during harmattan can reach extreme values (up to 30 °C daytime and about 15 °C at night). During the hot season temperatures can rise up to 40 °C at midday.

 

The rainy season occurring between June and September is characterized by sudden, torrential rains with floods. In this semi-desert region, flat and hot grasslands are very common with thick vegetation being less common. Average monthly temperatures range from 25 to 33 C.

 

Visitors should beware of the dangers of dehydration, malaria, and other local ailments. Medical facilities include a clinic, few medical staff with no doctor. According to the 1999 health Review, the commonest diseases in order of frequency are: Malaria, Typhoid Fever, Diarrhea, Urinary tract infections, Diseases of the skin , Anemia, Pneumonia, Intestinal worms , Ear and eye infection , and Snake bites.

 

Christianity is the dominant religion with about thirteen (15) different Christian denominations. Moslem and traditional idol worshippers are also present. See location on Ghana map below

 

Kpassa

Kpassa is located in the northeastern corridor of the Volta Region of Ghana. It shares boundaries with Nanumba South District in the North, the Republic of Togo in the East, Kpandai District in the West and Nkwanta South district in the South. The land area is about 1510 km², with a population of about 100,000 inhabitants. Subsistence farming and rural poverty are the norms for majority of the population with a few people involved in trading. The major local language spoken is “likpakpaln” with English as the language of instruction in schools. Other local languages spokn are: Twi, Basare, Ewe, Nawure, Kotokoli and Kabre.

 

Kpassa experiences a tropical climate with two main seasons throughout the year. A dry season from October to March and a rainy season from April to September. Temperatures range between 14 °C and 27 °C depending on the season.

 

Kpassa has transitional savanna vegetation with woodland and grassland. Seasonal variations are almost similar to Saboba except that Kpassa receives more rainfall than Saboba.

 

Visitors should beware of the dangers of dehydration, malaria, and other local ailments. Medical facilities include a clinic, few medical staff with no doctor. The commonest diseases in order of frequency are: Malaria, Diarrhea, Urinary tract infections, Diseases of the skin, Anemia, Pneumonia, Intestinal worms, Ear and eye infection, and Snake bites.

 

Christianity is the dominant religion with about fifteen (15) different Christian denominations. Moslem and traditional idol worshippers are also present. See location on map below

 

Cape Coast

See cape coast, a coastal city with typical coastal climate, on Ghana map below

 

With Your Donation, NTERM-Ghana Will Provide Quality Services to the Deprived and Less Privileged with the Highest Level of Honesty and Integrity!

 

Accountability is our Top-Most Priority. NTERM-Ghana is a No-Corruption Institution Where Every Pesewa (Penny) is Accounted For)

Contact:

hedp2010@gmail.com

 

Director:

Dr. Francis Djankpa

+233-55-2521580

Secretary:

Mr. Felix Tabiim

+233-24-5959310

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