'Woman, a factor in World Development, Peace and Unity'



Global Action for Women Empowerment (GLOWA) as a non-governmental, non-partisan and non -profit making organization was formed in June 1999 in response to the health and socio-economic challenges of women, girls, youth and children in Ghana.



Legal Status


GLOWA is officially registered with the Registrar General’s Department on 6th January 2000 with registration No. G5,466. Our new re-registration number is CG159602015 and the Tax Identification Number (TIN) is C0004987608. Our Certificate of Recognition with Department of Social Welfare number is 1836. GLOWA is also registered with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) and Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) as paid up contributors.


Our Vision:


A society where women, girls, children, PWDs and youth are healthy, well informed and participate equally in the socio-economic and political development of their society.





GLOWA exists to create an equitable and just environment for her target groups by embarking on programmes and projects that lead to improvement in quality healthcare, promote adequate access to information and fundamental human rights, equal participation in decision making processes in all spheres of social life at all levels and economic independence in Ghana. (Abridged version) Please refer to our Policy and Procedures Manual for full version.




  • —  Team Work
  • —  Integrity
  • —  Team Work
  • —  Transparency & Accountancy
  • —  Empowerment
  • —  Result Oriented
  • —  Gender Equity
  • —  Non-partisan
  • —  Respect for Human Right

GLOWA Office

GLOWA has her main office in Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana. The office is located in Sokode-Lokoe ,  Catholic Secretariat. Diamond Street, opposite Volta Advertising and Printing Press


Geographical coverage:

GLOWA's targeted geographical area is the Volta, Eastern and Greater Accra regions in Ghana. Our project activities currently cover the following Municipal/ Districts: Ho Municipal, Ho-West, Adaklu, Agortime-Ziope, Ketu-North, South Dayi, North Dayi, Kpando, Jasikan, Kadjebi, Nkwanta North, Nkwanta-South, Krachi East, Krachi-West and Krachi-Nchumuru in the Volta region and Asuogyaman district in the Eastern region.


Our Strategic Aims and Objectives:

  1. To promote good health of women, youth and children and contribute to reducing maternal and neonatal mortality rates in rural and peri-urban communities in Ghana
  2. To contribute to increasing citizens’ participation in decision making processes in the home, community, district and national levels in the Ghanaian society.
  3. To increase participation of women, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and other  vulnerable groups in local governance
  4. To create a platform for accurate knowledge and transfer of information to women, youth and girls, persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups that build and strengthen their capacities to bring about positive behavioural changes among them.
  5. To promote girl-child education in order to break the illiteracy and poverty cycle of women and rather build their social capital