A Voice for Forgotten Children

POINT HOPE INC. STAFF

Jan Haynes, Executive Director

Jan Haynes, Executive Director

Erin Haynes-Briggs, Office Manager & Domestic Programs Coordinator

Erin Haynes-Briggs, Office Manager & Domestic Programs Coordinator

Erin Haynes is the Officer Manager and Domestic Programs Coordinator for Point Hope, Inc., which involves managing all domestic programs, maintaining donor relations and handling administrative operations for the U.S. and Ghana as well as overseeing volunteers.  Erin came to Point Hope as a volunteer, herself, then began working full-time in 2010, while pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.  Erin helped to create the annual “Point Hope Teenista” event (which allows teenaged foster girls to experience a special day focused on their incredible worth) and the Points of Hope Chapters across the country.  Erin has four extraordinarily darling children, two girls and two boys, who keep her very busy while she is also currently working toward a Master’s degree in Counseling.

 

 

POINT HOPE GHANA STAFF

Adam Sandow, In-Country Director Adam Sandow is the In-Country Director of Point Hope Ghana; he has officially been with Point Hope Ghana since 2012, although he has a Master degree in Health & Nutrition and has worked alongside Point Hope on matters of nutrition since 2008. 

Adam Sandow, In-Country Director

Adam Sandow is the In-Country Director of Point Hope Ghana; he has officially been with Point Hope Ghana since 2012, although he has a Master degree in Health & Nutrition and has worked alongside Point Hope on matters of nutrition since 2008. 

Ida Boateng-Asare, Program Coordinator Ida Boateng-Asare is the Volunteer and Beneficiary Coordinator for Point Hope Ghana, a broad and important assignment which includes education, skills training, health, and Women's Empowerment as well as personally interacting with all of the volunteers who come to work with Point Hope Ghana. She enjoys working with underserved, deprived communities and also giving hope to the hopeless by helping them to help themselves and putting smiles on their faces; she has been doing this with Point Hope Ghana since 2009.  Ida is full of zeal, energetic, affable, goal oriented and loves people. Ida studied Psychology and Home Science, graduating from the University of Ghana.  She is married to Lionel and has one son, Lemuel (affectionately known as Nana).

Ida Boateng-Asare, Program Coordinator

Ida Boateng-Asare is the Volunteer and Beneficiary Coordinator for Point Hope Ghana, a broad and important assignment which includes education, skills training, health, and Women's Empowerment as well as personally interacting with all of the volunteers who come to work with Point Hope Ghana. She enjoys working with underserved, deprived communities and also giving hope to the hopeless by helping them to help themselves and putting smiles on their faces; she has been doing this with Point Hope Ghana since 2009.  Ida is full of zeal, energetic, affable, goal oriented and loves people. Ida studied Psychology and Home Science, graduating from the University of Ghana.  She is married to Lionel and has one son, Lemuel (affectionately known as Nana).

 Dendeh Bility (Tutugirl), Project Officer Dendeh “Tutugirl” Bility is the Project Officer in charge of Point Hope Ghana’s Nutrition and Early Childhood Education Project at the Krisan Refugee Camp, in the Western Region of Ghana. Her involvement with Point Hope Ghana began when she was on an education scholarship to complete her Journalism degree.  Fortunately for Point Hope, Tutugirl stayed on to volunteer and eventually became an employee of Point Hope Ghana in 2010. She worked at the Buduburam Nutrition and Early Childhood Education program and then transferred to take the lead on the same project at Krisan.  Tutugirls’s love for everyone knows no bounds.  She gives her best in administering her duties because seeing the smiles on the faces of people that had no hope, and those beautiful smiles from the innocent little children she feeds daily, inspire her.  Tutugirl is married to Charles, who also works with refugee matters, and they have one son, Charles, Jr. 

 Dendeh Bility (Tutugirl), Project Officer

Dendeh “Tutugirl” Bility is the Project Officer in charge of Point Hope Ghana’s Nutrition and Early Childhood Education Project at the Krisan Refugee Camp, in the Western Region of Ghana. Her involvement with Point Hope Ghana began when she was on an education scholarship to complete her Journalism degree.  Fortunately for Point Hope, Tutugirl stayed on to volunteer and eventually became an employee of Point Hope Ghana in 2010. She worked at the Buduburam Nutrition and Early Childhood Education program and then transferred to take the lead on the same project at Krisan.  Tutugirls’s love for everyone knows no bounds.  She gives her best in administering her duties because seeing the smiles on the faces of people that had no hope, and those beautiful smiles from the innocent little children she feeds daily, inspire her.  Tutugirl is married to Charles, who also works with refugee matters, and they have one son, Charles, Jr.