MIHOSO International is a reputable organization committed to providing public health education, provision of consultancy services for hygiene and sanitation promotion, consultancy services for sustainable rural water and sanitation, social and organizational development intervention to communities through evidence based research, advocacy, training, sharing of resources, and the provision of livelihood empowerment programs to target women, youth, and children with the following development objectives:
MIHOSO International was originally founded in 2003 as the Mission of Hope for Society Foundation by Gabriel Gbiel Benarkuu. It was legally recognized by the Ghanaian government under the Registrar General's Department with the registration number G-10,782. Following this, MIHOSO undertook many projects and programs aimed at improving the lives of women, children, and other marginalized populations.
As the years passed the organization grew and MIHOSO soon found itself in a position to collaborate with funding partners internationally. On June 17th, 2011, The Mission of Hope for Society Foundation became Mission of Hope International (MIHOSO International) with a registration number G-37,025.
Currently, MIHOSO International carries out projects in five regions in Ghana; Brong Ahafo, Ashanti, Upper West, Northern, and Upper East. It opperates with Gabriel Gbiel Benarkuu as the executive director. MIHOSO International has a team of experienced and committed staff and volunteers that see to the smooth implementation of its activities. To view MIHOSO's current STRATEGIC DIRECTION please click here.
“To create a safe world for Women, Youth, Children and the Socially Marginalized in Africa”
"A reputable international CSO committed to providing Public Health Services, Social Accountability, Community and Organisational Development Interventions to operational communities through Action Research, Advocacy, Capacity Training, Sharing of Resources and Livelihood Support to improve the quality of life of Women, Youth, Children and Socially Marginalized in Africa"
Involvement, Partaking, Chipping In, Membership, making input and contribution to human and community development
Solidarity, Fellowship, Cooperation, Collaboration, joint effort, openness, goodwill, Oneness in office and in the field
Right and responsibility, Caring, Helpfulness, Passion
Reverence, Admiration, Esteem, High opinion, value for people, humility
Precision, Intelligibility, Simplicity, clearness, openness (we ensure)
Answerability, legal responsibility and liability, Judicious use of resources, integrity, modesty and honesty
Tolerance, fairness, justice, inclusion, equality and equity
One of the major pillars of MIHOSO International's commitment to human development is collaboration with both public and private institutions. Specifically, MIHOSO collaborates with the University for Development Studies, Catholic University-College of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and Rural Development College, to train, upgrade knowledge and introduce new skills in social work to young people every year.
Furthermore, MIHOSO International receives students from Vancouver Island University in Canada every year as part of the Global Studies Internship program.The organization's aim is to promote diversity, best practice in social work and partnership in development research. It also strives to promote local economic investment opportunities and innovation through exchange programs.