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Ghana

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Ghana
World Vision in Africa: Ghana

Ghana stretches along West Africa’s southern coast. Lowlands run through the south-central area, while a tropical forest area extends along its western border. Lake Volta, the world’s largest manmade lake, covers nearly 8,550 square kilometres in the east.

See the communities World Vision works with in Ghana:

1. Nadowli Go to Communtiy page 2. Tolon-
Kumbungu
 Go to Communtiy page
3. Kintampo
South
 Go to Communtiy page
4. Anyima-
Mansie
 Go to Communtiy page
 
5. Kassena Go to Communtiy page 6. Jirapa Go to Communtiy page  
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Ghana National Map

FAST FACTS COMPARISON

Country Mortality Rate
Under Age 5
Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Life
Expectancy
Safe Water
Access to
Safe Water
Average Income
Average
Income
Schoool Enrollment
School
Enrollment
Literacy
Literacy
Rate
Land Mass
Land
Mass
Population
Population
 
Canada 6/1000 81 Years 100% $76,600 99% 99% 9,984,670 34,300,083
 
Ghana 78/1000 61 Years 82% $1,240 80% 67% 92,098 24,392,000


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Country Challenges Geography & People
  • 40% of Ghanaians still live on less than $1 a day
  • Only 82% of the population has access to safe, clean water
  • The average annual income is just over $1,200
  • 24% of school-aged children are not enrolled in school

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