Stories From the Field

See our stories how we have impacted communities in northern Ghana by helping provide opportunity through clean water, sanitation and hygiene.

Recently, while in Ghana, our team had the opportunity to dedicate a new water well in the village of Zang near Yendi in northern Ghana.  This dedication was special because it was dedicated in memory of  Donald Lentz - a leader with a vision of service for impacting c...

Seventeen communities with a total population of 6,150 have benefitted from boreholes drilled over the past of two months by the Rural Water Development Program with support from you, our partners in this great work.

These communities had no potable water, so they suffe...

As the heavy rain fell, in June 2016, GWAM along with a mission team visited Nsojah Village in northern Ghana to dedicate a new water well, conduct a medical screening and to deliver much needed clothing to those living in extreme poverty in this rural village communit...

John tells us that the Word, who was born “Jesus” of Nazareth, became one of us. He wasn’t just God. He was God being a man. He was a man who lived with us, ate our food, breathed our air, got dirty, learned carpentry and had brothers like many of us have. He became fl...

"I just happened to mention COSTECH and the immigration person I was talking to just happened to be Mabruk’s dad!"

In the summer of 2014, Jasmine Pierce spent almost nine weeks in Yendi, Ghana as an intern from Harding University. She had no idea what a profound impact...

There is exciting news about COSTECH that I want to share with you. I see the hand of God in this believing He labors to accomplish His plans using men and women to complete them.

In July, a large group of us went to Ghana to do several things. We worked in the COSTECH...

A free medical screening held in Yendi in the Northern Region of Ghana has shown that malaria and dental problems are two of the major health challenges among school children in the Yendi Municipality and its surrounding communities.

Summer Mission Team

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Recently Kent Chambers (GWAM Board Member) and Gordon Gaenzle from Austin Texas traveled to northern Ghana to assess programs directly related to the well program that GWAM   oversees in Yendi.  During their visit, they had the opportunity to visit with local evangelis...

GWAM, partnering with Ghana Health Services and Gnani church of Christ, was given an opportunity to work in the Gnani “Witch” Camp—featured in National Geographic—for two days conducting Mobile Medical Screenings to assist those often forgotten and cast aside by societ...

June 16, 2016

While we were in Yendi, working with COSTECH, we were shown the new dorms that the kids had just moved into. They were much bigger than where they were staying, as the new dorms are quite spacious. There was/is a serious problem right now however. There are no toilet o...

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