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 The “FOUNDATION” has a transparent system of governance spelt out in its Constitution. Click here and read the Constitution. 


Administrative responsibilities are well understood, documented and followed. The “FOUNDATION” has six members of staff. Two (2) are full-time and four (4) are part-time and a number of volunteers with clear job descriptions that are documented, regularly reviewed and relevant to their actual jobs. 

The members of the Board are elected to serve a maximum of three-year terms and three consecutive terms, with at least one year required before a member becomes eligible for re-election after completing the maximum number of consecutive terms. 

Among resources they bring to the governing body are experience and wisdom; prestige; the ability to raise money for the organisation; and professional skills, such as legal, accounting, management, fundraising and marketing. They serve in a voluntary capacity for no pay.

Currently, the following people constitute the Board of Directors

(a) Joel Sam  Chairperson

(b) Rashid Anyetei Odoi  Member

(c) Abdul Aziz Osang   Member

(d) Daniyal Sedik Sowah   Member 

(e) Abdul Rahman Amarh Aggoe  Member

(f) Mariama Teiko  Company Secretary

The “FOUNDATION” also has a Board of Patrons who bring on board their expertise and resources to champion its affairs. They also work in a voluntary capacity for no pay.

The following are the members of the Board of Patrons.

(a) Alhaji Ibrahim Sedik Sowah

(b) Nimatu Afoley Odai

(c) Hajia Rukaya Ahmed

(e) Hajia Khadijah Oboshie Torto 


“Free World Foundation” is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. It has been admitted as an observer organisation to the sessions of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). It is also accredited to the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

“Free World Foundation” is a member, and an affiliate of several international and national bodies including the following:

  • International      Council on Social Welfare (I.C.S.W)
  • Water      Integrity Network (WIN), Germany
  • Stop      TB Partnership of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Netzkraft      Movement, Germany.
  • The      Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Heath, Geneva, Swtzerland
  • End      Water Poverty Campaign, London, United Kingdom
  • Clean      Up the World Global Campaign, Australia
  • World      Forum of Civil Society Networks
  • Universal      Human Rights Network (UNIRIGHTS), Washington D.C
  • Castan      Centre for Human Rights Law of Monash University, Australia
  • NGO      Coalition for the International Criminal Court (C.I.C.C), New York
  • Global      Youth Action Network and the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS, New York,      United States of America
  • Conserve      Africa Foundation, London, United Kingdom
  • African      Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation of the Freshwater Action      Network (FAN)
  • Ghana      Association of Private Voluntary Organisations in Development (GAPVOD)
  • Ghana      Human Rights NGOs Forum (GHRNF)
  • Ghana      Civil Society Aid Effectiveness Forum
  • Ghana      Coalition of NGOs in Health
  • Ghana      HIV/AIDS Network (GHANET)
  • Ghana      National Youth Coalition on Climate Change (GNYCCC)
  • Economic      Justice Network (EJN) of the Third World Network Africa
  • Africa      Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC-Ghana)
  • Ghana      Climate Adaptation Network (Ghana CAN)
  • Climate      Action Network Ghana (CAN Ghana)