Our Management Team

Each member of the Village of Hope Management Team brings a unique perspective to our decision-making process. More importantly, at each person’s core is the belief in our mission, vision and values.

Fred Asare

Group Managing Driector

Village of Hope Group


Fred Asare was appointed as Managing Director of Village of Hope by the Board of Directors in 1994 before the official inauguration of Village of Hope in 1996. Through his leadership, his passion and his vision for the children of Ghana, Village of Hope has grown and continues to grow amidst great challenges. Fred is also a preacher and a minister of the church of Christ. He has a BA in Administration from the University of Ghana and a MA in Christian Ministry from Abilene Christian University.

Alfred Okyere-Darko

Chief Education Officer

Village of Hope Group


Alfred joined Village of Hope in 2015 to teach Social Studies at Hope College, and then, in 2017, became Headmaster of the college. In 2019, he took on the role of Chief Education Officer of Village of Hope, overseeing all our educational ministries to ensure excellence in Christian education and training. Alfred has a Teacher’s Certificate ‘A’ from the erstwhile Osei Tutu Training College, a Teacher’s Diploma in Social Studies from the University of Education, Winneba, and a BEd. in Social Studies Education from the same University.

Araba Adjei

Managing Director

Hope Christian Academy


Araba joined the Village of Hope family as a Hospitality Officer in 2012. In the same year, when Hope College urgently needed an Administrative Officer, she was reassigned to that role. Then, in January 2015, Araba became Village of Hope's Hospitality Manager. In 2017 she took on the role of Managing Director of Hope Christian Academy. She has a Higher National Diploma in Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management from Ho Technical University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management from GIMPA.

Samuel Addo Osei


Hope College


Samuel was appointed as the acting Headmaster of Hope College in January 2019 but he began his work at Village of Hope in 2012 as a Mathematics Teacher at Hope College. While teaching at Hope College, he also worked as the Assistant Headmaster then, for a year (June 2017 - July 2018), Samuel served as the Executive Assistant the Group Managing Director and then, briefly as the Quality Assurance Officer for Hope College. Samuel has a BSc. in Civil Engineering from KNUST and a MPhil in Mathematics from University of Education, Winneba.

Samuel Ahiavi

Chief Finance Officer

Village of Hope Group


Samuel is a Chartered Accountant. He started working with Village of Hope in 2012 as an Accounts Officer for the hospital, which was still a clinic at the time. By 2014, he was working as the hospital’s Finance and Administrative Manager. At the end of September 2014, when we needed a new Chief Finance Officer, Samuel was appointed. Samuel has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Cape Coast.

Kwaku Sarkodie

Managing Director

Hope Children's Village


In 2014 Kwaku became the Managing Director of Hope Children’s Village and through his leadership, we continue to provide care for many children from nursery to university. Kwaku has a BSc. in Mathematics and and MBA in Finance from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He also has a Diploma in Financial Management and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from ICM, UK. When his help is needed, Kwaku teaches Mathematics to our high school students.

Alex Peasah-Koduah (Dr.)

Medical Director

Hope Christian Hospital


As a medical student, Alex volunteered his time at the Andrea Browning Clinic during his vacations. He joined the team in 2012, and has grown the clinic into what we know today as Hope Christian Hospital. Alex has a BSc. in Medical Science and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Ghana, a Masters in Public Health from Walden University, and will graduate in November 2019 with a MSc. in Clinical Leadership and Management from the University of Ghana Business School.

Alfred Donkor

Internal Auditor

Village of Hope Group


In 2015, with our growth, it became necessary for us to have an Internal Auditor on the team. Alfred Donkor is a Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with specialization in Accounting and Management. His efforts help us to develop and maintain the highest standards of stewardship. Apart from his role as the Internal Auditor of the entire Village of Hope, Alfred also volunteers to teach Business students at Hope College when necessary.

Araba Hammond

Managing Director

Hope Training Institute


Araba officially joined the Village of Hope family in 2008 after having volunteered at the children's home in earlier years. After 10 years as the Chief Operations Officer of Village of Hope, she has taken on the role of Managing Director of Hope Training Institute, focusing on the development of street-connected youth. Araba has a BSc. in Computer Science from Ashesi University and a MBA from Webster University. She is also a 2014 Mandela Washington Fellow.

Richmond Twum

Managing Director

Church of Christ School


For 5 years Richmond taught Agricultural Science at Hope Christian Academy and his students got some of the best grades in the Central Region. When the time came for Village of Hope to take charge of a Church of Christ school in 2008, Richmond was the obvious choice and he is currently the school's Managing Director. He has a Teacher's Certificate "A" from E.P College of Education, Bimbilla, a Diploma in Basic Education from University of Cape Coast and a Bachelor's Degree in Basic Education from the same university.

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Contact Us

P. O. Box GP 18169, Accra, Ghana | P. O. Box 670394, Dallas, Texas 75367, USA 

Hope Children's Village [Orphanage]: (+233) 243-978-468

Hope Training Institute [Street Programme]: (+233) 208-232-585 | 244-990-100

Hope Christian Academy [Basic School]: (+233) 208-185-045 | 244-738-666 | 243-178-654

Hope Christian Hospital: (+233) 206-300-688 | 207-113-220 | 503-023-191

Church of Christ School [Basic School (Nkwatia)]: (+233) 200-800-020

Hope College [High School]: (+233) 248-748-944 | 200-412-324 | 200-237-175

Group Office: (+233) 202-012-229 | 244-313-404

U. S. Contact: (+1) 817-523-4419 | 817-677-8647

Email: info@thevillageofhope.com

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