Alhaji Osman Abdel-Rahman is a development practitioner with more than 16 years of experience in the public sector and more than 22 years in the NGO sector. He has managed development projects and programmes since 1991. He joined GDCA in 2001 as Programme Coordinator of the Ghanaian Danish Community Project (GDCP). He is currently the Executive Director of GDCA and manages and coordinates projects and programmes of annual portfolios of more than US$ 1m.
Executive Director, GDCA
Lukman Yussif joined GDCA in 2002 as Food Security Officer for the Changing Lives in Innovative Partnerships (CLIP) and coordinator of all CLIP sub-projects such as PARSAO and WASTE. He has worked with the staff and with some support from GDCA and the CLIP TC to secure funds for new projects.
Wedad Sayibu has over fifteen (15) years of experience in Development Practice. Wedad has led the implementation and management of programs on promoting access and quality of education for rural children, Complementary Basic Education, Promoting Educational Governance and Accountability, etc.
Director, School for Life
Manager, Simli Radio
Abdul-Rahaman has been the Manager of Simli Radio since 2016. He possesses remarkable administrative and outstanding marketing skills. Abdul-Rahaman holds Bachelor of Arts in Commerce from University of Cape Coast, HND in Accounting from Tamale Technical University and certificate in Strategic Media Communication from GIJ.
ADAM assumed the position of Manager of Dalun Simli Centre in 2015. Prior to that, he worked Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) secretariat as the Assistant Accounts Officer. Between 2009 and 2011, he was the Accounts Officer of GDCA/UNICEF Micro Credit Scheme
Manager, Simli Centre
ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL STAFF
Citizens Engagement Lead at FtF Ring II Systems Strengthening
Communications and Advocacy Coordinator
Abdul-Hafiz Yussif is Training and Development Practitioner for 13 years. He joined GDCA as Project Officer in September 2021. Prior to that he had worked in various capacities including volunteering on various projects for more than five years.
Muniratu Al-Hassan formally joined GDCA in November 2020, after several years of internship and volunteering in the organization. She is passionate about gender and inclusiveness.
STEERING COMMITTEE (BOARD MEMBERS)
Dr. Osman Al-Hassan
Ph.D and BA Law.
Principal, Technical University College, Ghana, Tamale, Lecturer and Academic Manager.
Alhaji A.M. Baba
Retired Administrator, former Deputy Programme Coordinator - School for Life, former Administrator – Northern Regional House of Chiefs, and former Regional Minister of Northern Region
Alhaji Issah Salifu
A Veteran in social development, has been heading the so called first civil society movement in Northern Ghana “Amasachina” established in the 70s. Chairman of CLIP Technical Committee
Hajia Azara Mahamadu
Holds Masters of Education in Educational Administration, retired educationist, development worker with interest in issues affecting women and the marginalised in the society
Moglaa-Lana Prince William Idrrisu Andani
Traditional leader, retired educationist, has interest in agric, education and socio-cultural issues
Woribogu-Lana Abdulai Alhassan