Caring Volunteers Network is a local-based Non-Governmental Organization operating in the Upper West Region of Ghana, its headquarters located in the Wa Municipality, adjacent the Deputy Regional Ministers house at Chorkor-Sombo. The organization has been established to bring help, good health and development to our society, especially, the poor and needy in the rural areas. The organization also identifies brilliant but needy children and assists them in their educational pursuit. In addition, the organization is committed to finding lasting solutions to the perennial and pervasive poverty problems in the region and Ghana as a whole.
CAVNET’s team believes the key to fighting poverty is advocating education for all, promoting healthy lifestyles, improving sanitation and environmental sustainability and ensuring food security.
Caring Volunteers Network is currently operating in the Upper West Region. The organization is focused on five thematic areas which include:
As a Non-Governmental Organization, Caring Volunteers Network’s mandate is to help fight poverty in rural areas especially low- income and food deficient communities. CAVNET addresses these issues through a people-centered approach; by facilitating the initiation of sustainable community development projects aimed at assisting the indigents to increase their food and income security alongside improving their health and educational status. The organization encourages active participation in local and national governance for sustainable development by partnering with other international non-governmental organizations, multi-lateral donors and agencies, and also working with marginalized groups. Especially marginalized women and their families. Caring Volunteers Network will also be linking target groups to pro-poor credit organizations to provide them with technical and financial support to improve their economic status generally and thereby facilitating a positive change in the people for a better life.