Half of the world's poorest people are children and there
are more babies born into poverty than ever before. Despite major
advances in medicine, science and technology, one out of four babies is born
into extreme poverty and adverse conditions.
Life International understands that poverty is a complex problem, and has 10
years of experience in identifying and addressing the root causes of
the context of alleviating child poverty, vulnerability and deprivation, NLI
creates programs in a variety of different areas that provide
assistance to impoverished Children and plant the seeds of
self-sufficiency by giving the children education
(school), spiritual training, recreational outing program, health care, food, shelter,
drumming and dancing and give them the opportunity to meet and interact
with student volunteers from across the world(Uk, USA Europe etc which in a
nutshell broaden their scope of learning.
work with a number of volunteer organizations and their support has always been
next area of interest is to set up vocational training section where children
who are not academically good could be given the opportunity to learn a trade.
(Carpentry, masonry, sawing, Tie & dye making, electrical machine repair
works, soap making etc).
In 1998, when Ruby Ayivorh a
retired nurse founded New Life International, her philosophy was to raise funds
to care for all children at the same time but later got the idea of "connect
one person who wants to help with one child who needs it". The magnitude of the
poverty in the rural areas of Ghana especially central region and the
associated dangers faced by thousand of children are too great for a single
person to handle So NLI's philosophy of "one sponsor, one child" has
allowed a couple of generous people, with even the most modest means, to
collectively improve the lives of children.
A CONNECTION WITH YOUR SPONSORED CHILD
As a sponsor, you can build a personal, one-to-one relationship
with your sponsored child through letters, and learn about his or her daily
life and hopes for the future. Regular health and progress
reports will show you how your sponsorship is improving the child's
life. Your correspondence
and special gifts give your sponsored child hope, nurturing
and confidence. You may even visit your sponsored child and see
first-hand the difference your sponsorship contributions are making.
NEW LIFE INTERNATIONAL'S BELIEFS
all children deserve an environment of hope, respect and
is a personal experience for every child and this insight and
sensitivity guides all of our actions.
It takes a global perspective and
collaborative effort in order to substantially make an impact
to the issues of poverty that are facing children today and as a matter of
fact, all of our activities are
geared towards ensuring that children are cared for properly.
we must work together to create an
environment of understanding towards all children embracing cultural and
religious values all of our actions must be guided by
the utmost integrity and transparency and that has always
been the case with us and our supporters/helpers We are accountable for all funds we
receive, and we will always be
upfront and honest with our donors and stakeholders and use these
funds in the most efficient and productive manner.
CODE OF ETHICS
We pledge to deal fairly, equitably,
openly and honestly with:
Children: by giving the highest
priority in all decisions to the well-being
of each individual child in a constructive family and community context;
by fostering his or her growth as a contributing member of society; by
promoting the child's self-respect and human rights,
Parents: by ensuring that they fully
understand their parental rights and
obligation to assume responsibility for their role in NLI activities so
that they and their children can realize their full potential as the primary
force in determining their own destiny.
Donors: by standing fully behind the accuracy of information sent to donors
from our operations about the needs of children, operational expenditure, and
by responding to the donor's inquiries promptly, honestly, and as fully as
Employees: by clearly explaining their duties
and the organization's responsibilities
and obligations to the employees; by dealing with each employee on the
merits of individual performance as it relates to the overall conduct of the organization's
business, and establishing a cooperative, safe and satisfying work environment.
Governments: by complying with applicable
legislation and regulations; by cooperatively
advocating for the Rights of Children and by assisting in the
implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (adopted by the
General Assembly of the United Nations on November 20, 1989).