Staff Members
S/N Name Gender Role Brief Profile Email Contact
1 Joshua Agbanyo M Executive Director Work experience
  • Coordinator of Lakeside Disability Rights Advocacy Initiative.
  • Vice Chairman of the Volta Regional Branch of Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled.
  • He was Convener of the Ghana Branch of Africa Youth with Disability Network.
  • Board member of Future Hope International
  • Field Officer for Voice Ghana in 2009 with project funded by Disability Rights Fund.
  • Student Representative Council (SRC) Audit Board Secretary at the University of Education, Winneba. (2009-2010)
  • Secretary of Students with Disability Union at the University of Education. (2007-2009).
  • Election Observer in 2008 Election period.
Educational Background
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,(Commonwealth Executive Masters in Public Administration)- ongoing
  • Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, 2011, (certificate in Business Administration)
  • University of Education, Winneba-2006-2010, (Bachelor Education Degree in Mathematics)
  • Kadjebi Asato Sec. School, 2002-2005, (Senior School Certificate Examination)
Other experiences include:
  • Participated in an advocacy and developing SHGs through a workshop organized by two ex- VSO volunteers (2010)
  • Participated in the Africa Youth with Disability Network strategic planning and training session in Nairobi Kenya (2011)
  • Participated in Disability Rights Fund Grantees convening (2013, 2014 and 2015)
  • Participated in Ghana Disability Acts (715) amendment process (2015/2016)
  • Participated in Economic and Accessibility workshop organized by the Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled (2016) 0246617982
2 Ben Avugla M Finance & Administration Officer Work experience
  • Accounts Officer for Women and Development Project from 2005 to March 2009.
  • Accounts Internship with Audit Service at Hohoe for six months (three months each) in 2002 and 2003 respectively.
  • Teacher at Likpe Nkwanta Junior High (1997 - 2000)
  • Teaching intership at Hohoe E.P Senior High (2004)
  • Teacher at Hohoe E.P Senior High (2005)
  • Marketing Officer for Phonix Life Assurance Co Ltd (2009 - 2011)
  • Teacher at Agotime Senior High (2011 to date)
  • Finance and Administration Officer for Lakeside Disability Rights Advocacy Initiative in Dambai (2016 to date)
Educational Background
  • B.Ed Accounting from the University of Education Winneba – College of Technology Education Kumasi (2000-2004)
  • Post Secondary Certificate “A” (Post Sec. Cert. “A”) from Akatsi Teacher Training College (1994-1997)
  • GCE “A” Level in private examination (1998)
  • GCE “O” Level from Likpe Secondary School (1989-1994)
Very good in the usage of Ms Excel and financial software for record keeping. Fast learning and very committed tom service 0244114766
3 Osuman Balchisu F Programme Officer Work experience
  • Program Officer of Lakeside Disability Rights Advocacy Initiative.
  • Ho Municipal Assembly with the communication department
  • National Service with Nkwanta South Municipal Assembly as Radio and Communication Officer, Sept 2014 – August, 2015
Educational Background
  • Governance Studies (on-going), Cape Coast
  • Diploma in Youth in Development Work, 2012 – 2014, Legon
  • Bimbilla Senior High, 2004 – 2007.
She is good in using MS word, excel and PowerPoint. She has good communication and internal personal skills and easy to adapt to change. 0249083157
4 Caleb Niwi M Project Officer Work experience
  • Secretary to the Municipal GFD
  • Secretary to Municipal GSPD
  • Rep of PWDs on the 3% DACF committee for PWDs
  • Project Officer for Lakeside
Educational Background
  • Oti Senior High School
Other experiences include participation in training workshop organized by DRF, GLOWA, GSPD and GFD. Good at field work.
5 Jerry Nyamedea M Volunteer Work experience
  • Field work in the various community
  • Serve as guide to PWDs
  • Volunteering work with Lakeside
Educational Background
  • Ntrubuman Senior High School
He is committed to community work and supporting PWDs.
Our Mission

To build a collective voice of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs),youth and women Self Advocacy Groups (SAGs) and by creating a supportive link with relevant stakeholders to advance the education and promotion of rights and fundamental freedoms.

Quick Links