Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q. Does the GodFreds Foundation have a religious affiliation?
A. No. Although religion plays a very important role in the lives of Ghanaians, our foundation has no specific religious affiliation.
Q. Where does the name GodFred come from?
A. GodFred is a 10 year old boy whom Fred met 2 years ago while visiting one of the poorest schools in Senase. Seeing GodFred’s potential, Fred became his sponsor, paying his school fees so that he could attend one of the best schools in the area. Godfred is one of the top students in his class, and now has a very bright future. He is the inspiration for our foundation.
Q. What percentage of funds received are used for administrative costs?
A. We are very proud that 100% of funds received go directly to our projects. All administrative costs are covered by our Co-Founders.
Q. How far is Ebola from Ghana?
A. The Ebola outbreak has been limited to 3 countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Ghana has not had one reported case, and its surrounding neighbors Cote d’ Ivoire, Burkina Faso, and Togo have also remained Ebola free.
Q. Can I visit Senase?
A. YES! We hope you will visit Senase either as a traveler or volunteer at our school. You are always welcome and will receive a warm greeting from the people of this village. If you are interested, please fill out the form under contacts.
Q. Can I donate school supplies or something else instead of money?
A. Absolutely. There are many ways of supporting us. Soon we will be listing those items that will be needed for our school, and there will also be opportunities to provide a scholarship for one of our students that is unable to pay school and uniform fees.