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United Network For Integrated Development

UNIDPM—A Premium Socioeconomic Investment Network

UNIDPM/United Network for Integrated Development Planning and Management is a registered NGO in Ghana.

UNIDPM’s programmatic areas include education, governance, media, and issues associated with human settlements & the built environment.

We are also your local partners for international development programming in Ghana; for example, we served as the local programming partner for IREX’s Teachers in Global Classrooms (TGC) program in Ghana during its three-year tenure in Ghana.

UNIDPM is continually and/or currently developing programming in the areas of literacy, special education, innovative design and policy analysis for urban spaces, education research, and media coverage covering the topic of governance.

To the above ends we are pursuing and building partnerships - for example ALCS, LEAP Transmedia, and www.eggmagazine.net, to name a few of our programming prospects.

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About Us

Our Mission Statement Includes the Following Goals & Objectives:

To collaborate closely with governments and civic institutions on the continent of Africa to enhance the delivery of humanitarian and development assistance

 To collaborate with and engage corporations in devising and implementing philanthropic initiatives in the communities in which they operate.

To design and implement programs and projects in the areas of: 

  • Human welfare (health and education),
  • Environmental stewardship,
  • Civic governance and community development
  • Media and public information
  • Cultural celebration and preservation
  • Peace building & conflict resolution, and
  • Economic enterprise promotion in individuals, organizations, and communities

To mobilize resources and solicit support from local and international institutions, agencies as well as individuals towards the implementation of UNIDPM's programs and the achievement of its aims and objectives.

The Team

Abatey, Ophelia is a seasoned programming coordinator and a child advocate. She has served as the programming coordinator for the TGC program in Ghana and as a senior staffer with AfriKids. Ophelia has also served the Coordinator of the EQUALL project’s Complementary Education Scholarship Program

Amonoo-Lartson, Ekem is the founder, a board member and the Executive Director of UNIDPM. He has served as the Deputy Team Leader of the EQUALL project in Ghana and as a consultant and also the Country Representative of AGSP in West Africa and Ghana respectively. Ekem is a member of the Ghana Institute of Planners’ National Executive Committee, the Editor & publisher of Empowering Good Governance Magazine, and a consultant at-large to entities such as UNDP, FAO, and MSI.

Borkor, Gloria Elikem is an experienced manager in the hospitality sector. She served as a manager at Highgate Hotel as well as at other hospitality establishments. Gloria has also served as the logistics coordinator for the TGC program in Ghana.

Dowuona-Hammond, Chris is an experienced education sector operative and functionary. He has decades of work experience with the Ghana Education Service (GES); he has served as a Municipal Director of Education, to cite but one example. Chris has served as the coordinator of the EQUALL Project’s Literacy Support Initiative and also as a liaison between the GES and USAID

Programs and Activities

Our past, present and future programing roster includes:

 ESLIGC/English as a Second Language in Global Classrooms: A study abroad program in Ghana for American ESL college students

 SETGEP/Special Education Teachers’ Global Education Program: A capacity building program for Ghana Education Service teachers in the area of special education

 Buildberg: A built environment collective that tasks itself to tackle human settlement design and policy problems and opportunities

 Teachers in Global Classrooms: An international placement program for American high school teachers in Ghana’s classrooms, a partnership with IREX

Legislative Education & Apprenticeship Program: A youth leadership program in the area of governance

The provision of capacity building technical support to the Ghana Education Service’s CRDD/Curriculum, Research & Development Division  

Contact

Postal Address :   Private Mail Bag L50, Legon, Accra, Ghana

Contact No       :   +233243255947

Email                 :   unidpm@gmail.com