Mr. A. A. Iddi holds a BA. in Integrated Development Studies (IDS) with concentration in Social and Development Administration and Master’s in Philosophy in Development Studies from the University for Development Studies (UDS) Wa Campus. He is a founding member of NOYED-Ghana and has been the Executive Director since its inception in 2005.
A trailblazer at heart, Iddi led many leadership teams throughout his youth and school days. Most outstanding among these leadership roles are;
President of the Student Representative Council (SRC) at the University for Development Studies, Wa Campus.
Secretary to the Judiciary Board of Graduate Students Association, UDS central.
SRC Representative on the Third Trimester Field Practical’s Programme Board (TTFPP) for 2 years at UDS.
Assistant Collage Secretary, Tamale Training Collage.
Northern Regional Youth Wing Coordinator of the Ghana United Nations Students and Youth Associations (GUNSA)
Zonal Leader, Zone ‘D’ of the Ghana Red Cross Society.
He is committed to NOYED-Ghana’s vision and endeavours to create long lasting partnerships. These partnerships would be with local, national, and international organizations alike, businesses and individuals. He hopes these relationships prove successful in increasing the impact and influence of programmes and campaigns being delivered to communities in Ghana particularly in the north.
Beyond mainstream education, he has also undertaken and participated in series of courses and workshops both locally and internationally to deepen his credentials and capacity to delivery on the organizational mandate. He has successfully managed relationships and projects with major partners such as Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), EMpower; the Emerging Market Foundation Limited to mention but a few.
Mr. A.A. Iddi has been involved with aid and development sectors for more than a decade now and through his work with NGOs, he feels his involvement with NOYED-Ghana is a lifestyle rather than a source of livelihood.
Ms. Betinim Alberta
Ms. Betinim Alberta holds a Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) at Amesion Secretarial Institute in Tamale and currently offering her Higher National Diploma (HND) in Secretariatship and Management at the Tamale Technical University.
Alberta has been working with NOYED-Ghana as an Administrative Assistant since 2015 till date. She is a hardworking and a committed staff. She relates well with all other staff and creates a lasting impression in the minds of visitors and partners of the organisation
Alberta has high energies and hopes to graduate to programmes at a certain stage. For this reason, she interns periodically with the programmes department.
Wiabrega B. W. Benedicta
Wiabrega B. W. Benedicta-Project Officer- Creating Enabling Environment for Girls’ Education in Ghana (CEEGE)
Miss Wiabrega B. W. Benedicta holds a Diploma in Development Education Studies (DES) and now in her final year of studying BA Development Education Studies (DES) at the University for Development Studies (UDS) Tamale Campus.
Miss Benedicta in her own little way towards building her capacity, worked as a teacher at Business College International and Mahad Tahilia JHS both in Tamale. She was the President of Ndesco Ghana Red Society and participated in related activities that deepened volunteerism in her. She also facilitated series of Focus Group Discussions as a Field Surveyor and supported in many organizational data collection assignments
Miss Benedicta is passionate about holistic development in rural communities and youth empowerment. This influenced her to join the NOYED-Ghana as a project officer for Creating Enabling Environment Girls Education (CEEGE) when it was advertised.
Mohammed Awal Abukari
Finance and Administrative Manager
Mr. Mohammed Awal Abukari holds a Bachelor of business administration (Human Resource Management) and a Diploma in Education from the University of Education in Winneba. He has also completed a number of courses on effective financial management, Advocacy and other disciplines in development work.
With an innovative, positive and tenacious personality, it comes as no surprise that he one of the founding members of NOYED-Ghana. He is committed to the vision of NOYED-Ghana and has been very influential in the implementation of programmes throughout the country. With background in teaching, he has a strong focus and passion for education, believing that each child has the right to basic quality education.
Mr. Mohammed Awal Abukari is a Red Cross member and has been working as a volunteer for NGO’s for more than fifteen years. He sees Ghana’s strong potential for growth in the future and furthermore has faith that through strategic collaboration, NOYED-Ghana will continue to positively contribute to the efforts of sustainable development.
Sulemana Zulka Salpawuni
Project Officer- Youth Center for Entrepreneurial Empowerment (Y-CEE)
Sulemana Z. Salpawuni is young graduate with passion in learning and a self-motivated person. Hailed from Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana. He attended Business Senior High school (BISCO), Tamale for his secondary education. He went further to University of Education where he pursued a degree in BSc. Information and Communication Technology.
He did his teaching practice at BISCO and worked with Information Technology Foundation (I.T.F), Tamale as an intern. He also did his national service at Gambaga College of Education where he served under the office of Quality Assurance Unit.
While in school and during his national service programme, he served as General Secretary for Dagbong Students Association (DASA) and Financial Secretary for East Mamprusi Municipal National Service Personnel (NASPA) respectively.
He has attended many workshops for learning. Among these include; Supported Teaching in School (STS) at Gambaga College of Education. Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) and Gender Responsive and Inclusive Program (GRIP).
He is currently working with NOYED-GHANA, as a Project Officer responsible for the Youth Center for Entrepreneurial Empowerment (Y-CEE) a project funded by EMpower. He has added responsibilities for the update of the organizational website and social media handles.
He is committed to the realization of the organization’s mains objectives and any task assigned to him to ensure that the goals of NOYED-GHANA are achieved.
Team work, hardworking, commitment, trustworthy, respectful, self-motivated, goal- oriented and self-determination are the main driven forces he works with.