New teaching and learning materials for the Tinkong schools

The results of the fundraising activities of the Van Ginkel family

Monday, 16 October 2017

The past two months has seen theVan Gynkel family from Holland come in to organize free summer school for the basic and Junior High schools in the area in collaboration with 7 schools in the area. The Summer school which lasted 3 weeks had...

A very quick visit!

The Van Ginkel family receives guests from Holland

Monday, 09 October 2017

Faruk and Robert, colleagues of our volunteer Jeroen, came from The Netherlands to visit him and his family in Ghana. They landed in Ghana on Thursday night, inducted on Friday seeing the Live Now Clinic and other facilities. They interacted...

Building of the sanitary complex has started

New developments on the Live Now Foundation compound

Monday, 02 October 2017

After a couple of weeks of preparations for the building of the sanitary complex last week the works have started.
Because all of the water that is available is water that we have stored during the wet season and right now it is the dry...

Moving experiences and rituals in Tinkong

The Van Ginkel family about their adventures

Monday, 18 September 2017

People in Africa are very religious. About 80% is christian and there is also big group of muslims. In the christian churches it's common to baptise newborn children, also in Africa. During our summer school we were invited by teacher Michael...

Excitement in Tinkong: three weeks of Summer School

Three weeks of summer activities with the Van Ginkel family

Monday, 04 September 2017

3 weeks, 9 teachers, 7 schools and 150 kids. This is what GoGhana Foundation managed to put together with the Ginkel family. 

With the schools on vacation for a month, the foundation in collaboration with teachers from different schools,...

Beautiful introduction of 'Orange Village' on film

Take a look at the world of Live Now Foundation in Tinkong

Thursday, 24 August 2017

In May 2017 Live Now Foundation invited two filmmakers to create an introduction flimclip of the "Orange Village", our project-'village' in Tinkong. Besides a view on the clinic and the mortuary, the filmclip shows how people live in Tinkong...

Summer School in Tinkong with the van Ginkel family

The van Ginkel family organises sports and activities for the Tinkong children during holidays

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

The van Ginkel family arrived in Tinkong 2 weeks ago. Jeroen & Angelique brought their three children with them from Wilsum, a village near the city Zwolle in the Netherlands. Daimy is 11 years old, Esméé is 9 and their little brother Kyan is...

Collaborating with the Tinkong schools

Preparations for volunteers work

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Last Monday, Live Now Foundation's Henry and Edwin went round to visit the schools in and  around Tinkong that have agreed to work with GoGhana. The purpose was to talk to the heads of the schools and go over some of the activities to put...

Annual meeting Volunteer Correct Foundation

Volunteer Correct invites all volunteer sending organisations

Friday, 14 July 2017

Op donderdagavond 15 juni waren in Utrecht vertegenwoordigers van 18 vrijwilligersorganisaties bijeen voor de 2e jaarlijkse Volunteer Correct-bijeenkomst. Op het programma stonden de presentatie van de 2017-jaarresultaten van de Volunteer...

Chiefs of Tinkong gathering together

News from Live Now Foundation, June 6, 2017

During the recent visit of Nana Kojo Siaw the First (Albert van Beek), a gathering of the chiefs and a section of the people from the community was held and a discussion was held amongst them. Looking at ways to continue to build a firm and...

Nana Kojo Siaw visits the local Pentecostal Church

News from Live Now Foundation, May 29, 2017

Nana Kojo Siaw is the 'chief of development' of Tinkong. In daily life he uses another nam: Albert van Beek. He is the founder of Live Now Foundation.
Together with two filmers from Holland he visits Live Now in Tinkong right now. These...

Volunteer Correct measures quality volunteering organisations


[This message only in Dutch:] Op de website van het vrijwilligerszendende organisatiebureau Doingoood is onlangs een uitgebreid interview gepubliceerde. Ineke van Huuksloot, oprichtster van Doingoood wilde graag het gesprek aangaan met...

The work experiences of volunteers in Tinkong

On April 29 two volunteers from Holland arrived in Tinkong

Starting this year Live Now Foundation is open for receiving volunteers and interns from Holland (and, of course, also from other countries). To create good arrangements for volunteers we work together with the Dutch organisation Ontmoet Afrika...

Speech and prize giving day at Lords International School

News Live Now Foundation, April 27, 2017

Live Now grijpt elke kans aan om betrokken te zijn bij gemeenschapsactiviteiten in Tinkong en haar omgeving. Deze week woonden we een bijzondere aangelegenheid bij: een dag bij één van de scholen in ons dorp. Deze school organiseerde een...

Victim of motorcycle accident treated in our clinic

News from Live Now Foundation, April 10, 2017

Thursday, 13 April 2017

This week we look at how one of our clients is responding to treatment. A week ago, he was involved in a motorcycle accident and was rushed to the clinic on a motorcycle by a good Samaritan. He sustained big head injury and other cuts on the...