Press Release: - VPWA and TransCAP Announce Partnership to Streamline Health Initiatives -

Post date: Sep 13, 2010 12:1:17 AM

For immediate release: September 13, 2010

For more information:

Ms. Portia Sey

Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa

P.O. Box OF-75

Ofankor-Accra, Ghana

phone: 030 293 7040


(Accra, Ghana) – VOLUNTEER PARTNERSHIPS FOR WEST AFRICA (VPWA), organization associated in support of community development to enhance health services of West Africa has expanded its global network through agreement with the Transitional Center for AIDS Prevention (TRANSCAP) FOUNDATION, INC. for development and distribution health services in Ghana. VPWA initiates programs and services in the fight against HIV/AIDS as well as other communicable diseases.  The agreement for distribution services announced in April 2010 successfully obtained US Federal charitable status under the 501(c)(3) statute of US regulation for the purpose of charitable funding.

Creating this dual-continent agreement throughout North America and West Africa abroad, VPWA is the first local charitable health services organization to offer a direct unlimited voice of Ghanaian community for development, maintenance and distribution of future joint fundraising efforts in support of community development and health related concerns.   "It is my pleasure to announce that our joint-venture with VPWA will improve access to both American and Ghanaian communities, each known for strong support in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and other communicable diseases," said Bill Powell, President of TransCAP Foundation, Inc.

Executive Director of VPWA, Hayford Siaw on his part emphasize that, the need for such partnerships to mobilize resources to fight the spread of diseases most importantly HIV/AIDs is more urgent than ever. He said, “With the Oil discovery in Ghana and influx of people from all parts of the world into the country, strategies and funding to combat diseases have become a glaring call’’.



Notes for the Editor:

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, TransCAP Foundation, Inc. is owned and operated by Transit Capital, a US transit technology services and consulting company. For more information about TransCAP Foundation, Inc. visit


Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa (VPWA) is an indigenous African volunteer driven development NGO, engaged in applying the services of global volunteers. These volunteers make a local impact in West African communities with the aim of helping to achieve the Millennium Development Goals-MDGs. For more information go to: