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Robert van der Borden and Christel van der Borden-Schillemans with Emmanuel Tettey Quarshie, the local projectmanager (r) and mr Nana Kwaku Ananse, the headmaster (l) and school children in front of Christel Community School Block (build in 2003)

United Development foundation has been establised in 2008 by Robert van der Borden and Christel van der Borden-Schillemans after supporting the village on a privat level for 5 years. The mission of United Development is to sustainably improve the living conditions of the people of Yawsae (Ghana), in close co-operation with the villagers.

These improvements are focused on sustainably improve the education, health and general well being. We will use local supplies as much as possible. All materials required will be purchased locally as well as man labor.

We support the village of Yawsae (Ghana). The population consist of 800 citizens, 450 adults and 350 children.

Projects for the future are:

-educational material and school uniforms

-additional class rooms

-multifunctional room

-musqieto nets

-extra water pump

-20 latrines

-maintenance on all 3 schools


We kindly invite you to donate via

Bank account (IBAN code: NL31ABNA0499594525 BIC code:  ABNANL2A) to the attention of United Development Foundation.

(refer contact).

Subsequently we would appreciate receiving your name, address and e-mail.