Congratulations, SEND-Ghana, for winning the 2010 ONE Africa Award!

We are very honored to announce the winner of this year’s ONE Africa Award: SEND-Ghana. They’ve done an outstanding job of advancing the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in Ghana, and we’re proud and excited to recognize them for their good work.

SEND-Ghana is a policy research and advocacy-based NGO that works to promote good governance and equality for men and women in Ghana. Their main goal is to build society’s ability to organize, influence policy, improve transparency and access social services. And they play an important role in coordinating Ghana’s MDGs and monitoring improvements on them.

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The ONE Africa Award seeks to highlight the dynamism and achievements of African individuals and civil society organizations who are building a better future for their communities, countries and continent. Past winners include Slums Information Development and Resources Centres and Development Communications Network. Each winner receives up to $100,000 to help continue the fight against poverty in Africa.

Congratulations, SEND-Ghana, and we thank you for all the work you do. You are living proof that new ideas and approaches are transforming lives in Africa one day at a time. Learn more about SEND-Ghana on their website.

And don’t forget to read about the runners up and honorable mentions on the ONE Africa Awards page.