Key People

COMMITTED TO THE CAUSE

Coming together from  diverse backgrounds and experiences, our team is the backbone of Van Moorhouse Foundation. We are run by a board of Trustees, Advisors and Volunteers. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop.

 
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VANESSA O. MOORHOUSE

FOUNDER

Inspired by a trip she took to Ghana. Vanessa founded non profit organisation Van Moorhouse Foundation. It works to provide daily necessities such as clothing, food, educational materials, and free medical screening for underserved communities especially in Ghana.Vanessa lives in Sheffield,England and works for private energy company, enjoys travelling , reading, music, and playing volley ball. She believes in a world of inclusion,very passionate about enhancing lives, determined to make a difference and devoted to serving humanity to make the world a better place.

DAVID E.A. MOORHOUSE

TRUSTEE -UK

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways to describe this invaluable member of our team. David  is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to work with, he lives in Sheffield, England,  and brings years of experience and skills in helping grow the VMF. David has over 30 years experience in business development, now retired, he is using that experience for the good of the charity.

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ANNETTE SEDEGAH

TRUSTEE - UK

Annette lives in London,England, she's a nutritionist, married with three children. Her passion is to bring hope to the hopeless and her aspirations is  to make a difference in VMF by going the extra mile to assist in achieving the charity's aims and objectives. Originally from Ghana, Annette wants to help and assist those who are less fortunate than some  in society by supporting us in anyway she can.

BERIKISU OSMAN

TRUSTEE - USA

Bilkis, as she likes to be called,  is an investment accountant who lives in Pennsylvania, USA. She loves reading, volunteering and cooking. Bilkis joined us with the vision and drive to help our Nonprofit Organization, and is a pillar in the foundation representing VMF in the USA.

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NANA K GYAN

TRUSTEE - USA

Nana Kofi Gyan is NKG Sports CEO, he is also executive board member for Refugees Alliance Network USA, Royal Sport and Performing Art Foundation (Ghana), S&G International, a FIFA intermediary , USA youth soccer coach and educator. Fii lives in Virginia, USA with his fiancee. He has always had a passion for helping and supporting underserved communities. He enjoys coaching and motivating the youth through sports and education, raising funds to support various charitable foundations close to his heart and always looking for ways to help grow VMF worldwide.

MICHAEL K. DARKWAH

TRUSTEE -GH

Michael has been with us since our founding,  Michael is an Architect and a VMF veteran living in Accra. He is the founder of MKD build and a co founder of Atelier vi design and Build, an architectural design and construction consultancy. He is passionate about social inclusion and his aspiration is reaching out to the underprivileged in marginalised communities while creating opportunities for all.

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KWESI A.BUSIA

TRUSTEE-GH

Abrefa has been with VMF since its founding, he lives in Accra and its the founder of Cr8tivefix Media Group an advertising company in Accra. Former creative director for Global Media Alliance. He is passionate about implementing his creativity by showing the world things from a different perspective. His aspiration is to continue to support and help grow VMF in helping those who need it wherever they may be. Having attended our events in the Eastern and Greater Accra region he has seen at first hand what the charity can offer those less fortunate people, through his and other's support.

EMMA ROEBUCK-SMYTHE

ADVISOR

Emma lives in Sheffield, England. She is a Personal assistant for Local Government , and also works for Adult Social Care in Sheffield. Emma is a school Governor for a local primary school and owner of  Shanti Holistic Therapies. Emma's passion is yoga, travelling, holistic therapy, helping others, soul nourishment, meditation and famiy. Emma hopes to reach out and touch the lives of others by the work VMF do. Having a positive impact and making a difference to their experience of life and helping to provide those necessities in their world.

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ISAAC K. OFOE

ADVISOR

Ike as he's known, lives in Accra, Ghana. He is an Agronomist and Extentionist by profession, is passionate about agriculture, football and doing charity work. His hopes and aspirations for VMF is that the foundation will touch lives in a positive way, enhancing lives, bringing smiles to those less fortunate everywhere. Ike is one of VMF,s veteran member,always working behind the scene and has attended several events and we appreciate his support and advise very much.

BENEDICTA N. ASHORKOR ASHONG

ADVISOR

Naa is agriculturist and extensionist who lives in Dunkwa,Suhum and Accra in Ghana, she is passionate about putting smiles on peoples faces, socialising and hanging with friends. Her hope is for VMF to reach out to all those who need help, especially those living in rural communities in Ghana. Naa has always been supportive, goes the extra mile and attended most of our charitable events . We truly appreciate her and her contribution to the growth of VMF.

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DOC S. OSBORN

ADMIN SUPERVISOR-GH

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DESMOND O.QUAYE

SECRETARY-GH

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JESSICA LARYEA

TREASURER-GH

Jess lives in Accra,Ghana, she,s a primary health care nurse with acc background and loves reading and travelling. Jess hopes and aspiration for VMF is to help it grow into a charity that continues to positively impact lives both nationally and internationally. Like Amina her support on the Western Region event was most valuable and we look forward to her continued support.

FELIX ADJEI NKRUMAH

ACCOUNTANT-GH

Felix is a medical laboratory scientist who lives in Accra, Ghana. He loves anything maths , writing, acting and singing. Felix's aspiration is to touch lives together with VMF through our work  so we will be recognised, and get more help either by collaborating, partnership with others and or sponsorship.Without the help and support of people like Felix, we cannot do the necessary events that he attended in the Western Region.

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MAJOR A. BARIMA SARKODIE

ADVISOR

Kabs as we call him, is an Army Captain in the Ghana Armed Forces and a medical laboratory scientist at the 37 Military hospital. He lives in Accra,Ghana. One of our veteran team members , brings years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. He enjoys making people smile,reading and writing. Kabs attended several events and we are much grateful for his advise and support.

NAOMI BARKEY DAVIES

ADVISOR


Mrs Davies is an IT Auditor. She lives in New Jersey, USA. She is passionate about humanitarian and philanthropy work. Her hope and aspiration, is to help grow VMF in terms of finding new innovative ways, to raise funds to support VMF projects and programs for people living in impoverish communities in Ghana.

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LEAH - ANNETTE ADEYEMI

ADVISOR

Leah - Annette, brings years of experience and skills to the forefront, in helping our organization grow and succeed. She lives in Manchester,England. Leah is a teacher.
Donations from Leah-Annette and her family have already been presented at some of our events in Ghana.

MERCY A. DARKOAH

ADVISOR

Mercy is a final year MBA student who lives in England, She gained a BA while studying in the USA and she has been with us since our founding, she loves sports, especially football,  travelling, she has donated to the foundation and hopes to continue help grow VMF to expand its charitable wings across Ghana and beyond.

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MARIAN APPIAHKORANG

VOLUNTEER

Maame Duodua as we refer to her  lives in Accra ,Ghana . She is an entrepreneur, her passion is it to see every child happy and educated in our communities. Maame hope's to help build VMF to be one of the best brand in the country when it comes to charity work. Maame has attended an event in the Eastern and Greater Accra Region, she has seen at first hand what the charity can offer those less fortunate people through her continuous support.

NANA SARKODIE

VOLUNTEER

Nana is a UN/GH peacekeeper who is based in Lebanon at the moment. He is passionate about impacting knowledge to all who are open to it and hopes to carry the VMF banner everywhere. However in December of 2018 he attended and supported one of our events in the Eastern Region whilst he was on a break from his peackeeping duties.

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FAUSTINA ADJEI

VOLUNTEER

Faustina lives in Accra,Ghana, she is a public servant and very passionate about helping the needy in society, her desire is to help VMF to be an outstanding life changing NGO in Ghana and beyond. Having attended an event in the Eastern Region she has seen at first hand what the charity can offer those less fortunate people, through her support.

SAM KOFI ADADEY

VOLUNTEER

Sammy works for Samsung Ghana as a sales executive, he lives in Accra, Ghana. His passion is to help the needy in society and support the of growth VMF nationwide, Sammy works behind the scene, attended our event in the Upper West and Eastern Region for which we are very grateful and continue to support our programs.

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KOJO ASARE

VOLUNTEER

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MAVIS GONIKY

VOLUNTEER

Lady Tundra as she prefers to be called  is a caterer , she lives in Accra , Ghana and loves cooking and socialising, her aspiration is to help and continue to support VMF to grow locally and internationally. Tundra is a joy to be around. Tundra has been a massive supporter in preparing catering for the charity events and nothing has been too much for her, she has attended several of our event which we are very grateful.

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CAESAR AYUEKAMBAY

VOLUNTEER

Caesar is a network engineer who lives in Accra, Ghana. He loves working with computers and working towards owning one of the best IT companies in Ghana and Africa. Caesar hopes to help make VMF a household name in charity globally through his knowledge in IT work and promotes the charity as much a he can.

FRANCIS KUGBLENU

VOLUNTEER


Francis lives in Accra, Ghana . He joined Van Moorhouse Foundation with the vision and drive to improve upon our Nonprofit Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity. Francis enjoys family time,reading and giving back to the community. He is a cyber security consultant and a business entrepreneur.

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ADWOA AMPONSAH-DAPAAH

VOLUNTEER

Adwoa is a Barrister who lives in Accra, Ghana. She loves drawing, reading, painting, travelling and helping  those less fortunate in society. Adwoa's aspiration for the next 3 years is to work relentlessly behind the scene to make VMF one of the prestigious and productive foundations in Africa.

SARAH O. ADEYEMI

VOLUNTEER

Sarah is a final year undergrad fashion student who lives in England, she loves volunteering work, hanging with friends and everything fashion and makeups and will continue to support and help VMF to grow. Donations from her and her family have already been presented at some of our events in Ghana.

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VINCENT OBENG SAE JNR

VOLUNTEER

Vincent is kind hearted, he lives in Sunyani, Ghana. He,s committed to making this world a better place for all. Vincent's desire is for VMF to become a very notable global foundation committed to improving lives for the best. He attended the Upper West and Ashanti  Region event giving his support and commitment.

FRANK ATREBI

VOLUNTEER

Frank lives in Accra, Ghana ,and works as insurance broker , he enjoys voluntary work , reading and listening to music and hopes to make great impact on society together with VMF. Having attended an event in the Eastern Region he has seen at first hand what the charity can offer those less fortunate people, through his and other's support.

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CATHERINE AZIRE

VOLUNTEER

Trina as she's popularly called  is a cake decorator and sugar-craft specialist. She lives in Accra, Ghana. She loves cooking and travelling and her hope and aspiration is to help VMF to reach people nationwide with their charitable work, she also attended VMF recent event in the Western Region.

GEORGE KWANING

VOLUNTEER

George is a broadcast journalist and news anchor in Accra, Ghana. Ekow as he is commonly known is passionate about seeing equal treatment for everyone and his aspiration is making VMF the standard for philanthropy and benevolence in Ghana and worldwide. George attended our first event in Greater Accra Region . We look forward to his continued support.

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JOZY AGYEMANG

VOLUNTEER

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WILLIAM KUJORSAH

VOLUNTEER

Uncle William, as we refer to him, is a recent member, he is a social worker who lives in Winneba, Ghana. He loves serving humanity and hopes to fight for the deprived children in remote communities together with VMF in Ghana and beyond. He attended the free health screening in the Western Region and donated several mosquito nets at this event.

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AMINA ISSAH

VOLUNTEER

Amina is a primary health care nurse, she lives in Kumasi, Ghana. She is passionate about saving lives and promoting healthcare everywhere she goes. Amina hopes to contribute to the growth of VMF nationwide. Her experience in health care nursing and support was very much appreciated  in our Western Region event and look forward to her further help and support for future events.

KELLY A. MICHAEL

VOLUNTEER

Kelly  is a medical laboratory scientist who lives in Accra, Ghana. He loves to provide good health care for all, enjoys reading and writing, about imminent issues regarding society, and causing a positive change to humanity. Kelly's aspirations and hope is to help grow VMF into a leading voice for the less privilleged in our communities. Without the help and support of people like Kelly, we cannot do the necessary events that he attended in the Western Region.

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WISE ATSU ATISU

VOLUNTEER

Wise Atsu is an Engineer in the Ghana Air force. He lives in Accra, Ghana. He is kind,disciplined person, and brings out the best in everyone he comes across, his aspirations for VMF is to help grow it into a brand that will positively touch the less privileged lives and others, he also attended VMF recent event in the Western Region.

AMMA AHENKAN AMPONSAH

VOLUNTEER

Amma lives in Accra, Ghana. She is a midwife by profession and loves sports and saving lives . Amma hopes and aspiration for VMF is by helping it and together to give a soul a reason to smile. As a midwife she hopes to help expectant mothers through the foundation and did this recently in supporting our efforts in the Western Region event.

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HANNAH ADUTWUMWAA

VOLUNTEER

Hannah is a primary health care nurse, she lives in Cape coast. Hannah is adventurous and passionate about learning new things. She wishes to help and grow VMF in the coming years, for it to be a known charity helping people across Ghana and beyond. Without the help and support of people like Hannah, we cannot do the necessary events that she supported in the Western Region.

REV. DICKSON KOTEI

VOLUNTEER

Dickson as he's popularly known lives in Accra and is a Geomatic Engineer, he is a reverand and promotes his belief to everyone that will listen and also enjoys doing charitable work.  He hopes to contribute to the work VMF are doing so together we can impact more lives in communities and to make a difference. 

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BENEDICTA DONKOR

VOLUNTEER

Benedicta is a primary health care nurse, she lives in Cape coast. Benedicta loves working in a team to promote health care to communities. Her aspiration is to help enhance lives with VMF across Ghana and beyond. Without the help and support of people like Benedicta, we cannot do the necessary events that she supported in the Western Region.

GEORGE INNOCENT SOMUAH

ADVISOR

Father Innocent as he's popularly called is one of our veteran behind the scene members who lives and work in Accra as a radio presenter,loves music and reading , father brings years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

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TAMERA NORTON

ADVISOR

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EMMANUEL WIREDU

VOLUNTEER

Emmanuel is a primary health care nurse, he lives in Accra, Ghana. He,s passionate about  exploring  new places and is a voracious reader, he also enjoys helping the less privileged in the community. Emmanuel hope,s  to help build VMF to become the best charitable household name,alleviating the pains of the impoverished through every little means.Without the support of people like Emmanuel, we cannot do the necessary events that he partake in the Western Region.

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SHARON ANTAH

VOLUNTEER

Sharon lives in Accra ,Ghana . She is a medical laboratory scientist, her passion is to go the extra mile to put smiles  on faces  in our communities.Sharon hope's to help build VMF to be one of the best charity organisation in the country and to touch lives positively nationwide.Without the help of people like Sharon, we cannot do the necessary events that she attended in the Western Region.

PRISCILLA DIABAAH

VOLUNTEER

Priscilla  lives in Kumasi ,Ghana, she's a teacher, married with three children. Her passion is bringing smiles to children's faces and to make a difference to their lives through education and voluntary work. Her aspiration is to help enhance lives with VMF by assisting and supporting in achieving the charity's vision.

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DOCTA ROMEO

VOLUNTEER

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EDNA O YEBOAH

VOLUNTEER

Edna is a student, she lives in Accra Ghana. Her passion is singing and acting.Edna,s hopes and aspiration is to help support the less privileged in society through voluntary work. Edna has attended our events and we are grateful for her support.

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GINA AMPONSAH

VOLUNTEER

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EVA OFORI

VOLUNTEER

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MUSA MOHAMMED

VOLUNTEER

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NANCY O BEMPAH

VOLUNTEER

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THERESA BADA

VOLUNTEER

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ANTHONY KUTIN

VOLUNTEER

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EMMANUEL SEBUAVA

VOLUNTEER

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AKUA OWUSU TWUM

VOLUNTEER

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JAPHET RIDGE

VOLUNTEER

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MRSUCY BRIGHT

VOLUNTEER

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HAYFORD OWUSU

VOLUNTEER

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Get to know more about our incredible team today.

VMF is a registered charity no 1179869 in England and Wales ,12 Osborne road ,Kiveton Park ,Sheffield , S26 6PR & Registered in Ghana charity no D.S.W /9350 & CG138102018  - Accra North, Ghana

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