Exemplo de arrecadação local:
Fund for haemodialysis

Características principais

Método de captação de recursos
Mobilização de recursos com empresas, Mobilização de recursos on-line/a través da mídia

Rural e Urbano

Resultado líquido final (€)


Tempo investido
2 months

Inspection of the hospital by community leaders
Advocacy meeting
Community leaders visiting an outpatient clinic
OrganizaçãoMadamfo Specialist Hospital
AdequaçãoLigeiramente experiente
Necessidade de arrecadaçãoHaemodialysis treatment at Madamfo Specialist Hospital
Período de açãoFundraising launched on 26th June 2016 . Still ongoing.
Doações em espécie arrecadadas
Tipos de doaçõesFinancial
Tipos de doadoresCorperate bodies involved in the mining and timber sectors, traditional rulers and concerned businessmen


The management of Madamfo Specialist Hospital came up with the idea of establishing a haemodialysis unit at the hospital to serve the growing need of this service in a region of about three million inhabitants. Haemodialysis is available in only three of Ghana’s ten regions. 
Opinion leaders which included the traditional rulers were approached to set up a fund to assist patients in need of dialysis since the cost involved is far beyond the financial ability of the individual. The fund is to pay for half the cost whilst the patient bears the remaining half. Personal contacts with traditional rulers, local government officials and concerned businessmen resulted in contacts with corporate bodies operating within the region, to raise funds.
The response was positive and the Fund has been established. It is under the control of a Board of Directors which excludes members of The Board of Directors of Madamfo Specialist Hospital.

Dicas e lições aprendidas

1. Perseverance and focus on objectives is very vital to success.
2. One should adapt a selfless attitude and be seen to be sincere and transparent  in the process.
3. Be patient with the sceptics and answer all questions as honestly as possible. By that confidence of the local people in the project is achieved.

Revisão de Wilde Ganzen Foundation

Madamfo Specialist Hospital very wisely organised radio time and the co-operation of the churches for their fundraising campaign. The impact is threefold:
1. The talks on renal disease raise the awareness of the general public.
2. The talks attract the attention of potential donors.
3. The talks can be used to thank donors who have contributed.
The Haemodialysis Fund is managed by a Board of Directors which excludes the management of Madamfo Hospital, to avoid conflicts of interest. From a fundraising point of view it is important to stress that this ensures the correct use of the funds contributed.
And finally we were pleased to learn that the Madamfo fundraisers decided to register for the online Local Fundraising course of the Change the Game Academy, to broaden their knowledge and see what can be done about donor fatigue.


Breve descrição da organização para que o dinheiro foi arrecadado
Madamfo Specialist Hospital started out as a relatively modest health care centre. However, under the energetic leadership of dr. Henry Atawurah, a trained surgeon/urologist and the only one to perform functional urology in Ghana, the hospital had to be enlarged twice. The latest addition - a third floor on the existing building - was officially opened on June 25, 2016. In 2005 Madamfo Specialist Hospital has been assigned NGO status. Madamfo Specialist Hospital has also been designated as a teaching hospital, closely co-operating with the University of Cape Coast.

Breve descrição do projecto ou programa para que o dinheiro foi arrecadado
A Fund was established to partly pay for the treatment of haemodialysis patients at Madamfo Specialist Hospital located in Essipun of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis in the Western Region of Ghana.

To raise an initial amount which would be invested in Treasure Bills or other ventures as the Board would deem fit. As the fund grows more patients can be supported to have heamodialysis.

Doadores orientados
High level contacts: traditonal rulers, local goverment directors, well-known and respected opinion leaders.


Custo/benefícioMoneda nacional ()Euro
Total arrecadado00
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Total líquido arrecadado00

Comentários dos resultados
The radio stations offered air time free of charge. Dr. Atawurah and his colleagues volunteered.

Descrição dos trabalhos preparatórios
1. Contact with local radio stations to organise talks highlighting the disease burden of chronic renal failure.
2. Contact with the local churches to organise weekly health talks with more emphasis on chronic kidney disease.
3. Organisation of health talks for recognised groups such as Rail Workers’ Union, Full Gospel Men’s Fellowship, Queen Mothers’ group, etc.

Descrição da implementação
The local branch of Ghana Medical Association was happy to participate in the health talks. Doctors voluntarily participated in organising talks especially on radio. Dr. Atawurah took the task of health talks at the churches and also for organised groups. He also had a special slot at the local TV studio (once a month ) for a health talk.

Seguimento: Apreciação e reconhecimento do doador
It was decided to acknowledge the contributors without mentioning how much each had contributed on radio and by “thank you” cards.

Planos para repetir a ação
The hospital noticed the first symptoms of donor fatigue and therefore decided not to repeat the action too quickly. Instead they are going to follow the online Local Fundraising course of the Change the Game Academy, in order to learn more about how to successfully approach your donors, also for repeat donations.

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