We connect the world of wastage to the world of needy by rescuing edible surplus food from stakeholders within the food supply chain, e.g wholesalers, manufacturers, retailers, supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, market women and supply to vulnerable beneficiaries.e.g children's home, vulnerable communities and psychiatric hospitals.
With support from individuals and donor agencies through the Food for All Africa Sustainable Farms Fund, we create sustainable means of nutrition by establishing ,supporting livestock and crop farming programs within our beneficiary communities.
We create a public-private partnership forum for stakeholders within our food supply chain to address the inefficiencies within our food supply chain and collaborate in building a more efficient and sustainable food supply chain across Africa.
Food for All Africa Programme is a food recovery organization that operates West Africa’s first food bank in Ghana by creating efficient food supply chain and sustainable means of nutrition for vulnerable children, aged and mentally challenged through food banking, farming and forum for stakeholder’s within Africa’s food supply chain.
Food for All Ghana Program is a food recovery organization that creates sustainable means of nutrition for the vulnerable in Africa through food banking, farming and an efficient forum for stakeholders within the food supply chain.
Our quest of building West Africa’s first food bank in Ghana begun when in the year 2012, our founder, Chef Elijah Amoo Addo came into contact with a mentally challenged man who recovers leftover food from street vendors to feed his colleagues on the streets of Accra.
Food for All Ghana is registered as Food for All Africa Programme, a non-profit organization at the Registrar-Generals Department, Ministry of Justice Ghana and the Department of Social Welfare.
Our founder runs the SDG 2 Farms, a livestock and crop farm dedicated to achieving the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 2,” End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”.
Food waste occurs throughout the supply chain, at all phases between agricultural production and household consumption.
To build food banks and create efficiency within Africa's food supply chain
To create sustainable means of nutrition for the vulnerable in society
Shared responsibility,Integrity, Sustainability, Efficiency and passion for humanity form the core of this social enterprise. Beneficiary and stakeholders satisfaction is paramount.
Food for All Africa is proud to partner with most reputable companies who are committed to addressing the escalating food wastage, hunger and inefficient problem in Ghana and Africa.
Account Name :Food for All Africa
Bank: UMB Bank
Account Number : 0241339616016
SWIFT CODE :MBGHGHAC
MR. FADI WOLLEY (MD, KWATSONS WEST AFRICA LTD)- BOARD CHAIRMAN
Fadi Wolley holds a degree in International Business from ESCE, Paris. He is the Managing Director of Kwatsons West Africa Ltd, a leading food and beverage distribution company in Ghana. He doubles also as director of MaxMart Family shopping centres, a family business with over 30 years experience within Ghana’s food supply chain. Mr Fadi is a very devoted Ghanaian entrepreneur with great interest within Africa’s food supply, hospitality and tourism sector. As Board Chairman of Food for All Africa programme, he oversees the efficient operation of the program to create sustainable means of nutrition for the vulnerable in society and efficiency within Africa’s food supply chain.
MARIA ABA LOVELACE-JOHNSON (MS.)- BOARD MEMBER, FOOD FOR ALL PROGRAMME
Ms. Lovelace-Johnson has a BSc. (Hons) degree in Biological Sciences from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in 1998, MSc. degree in Food Technology-Quality Assurance from the University of Reading, England in 2005, a Certificate in French Proficiency from the Ghana Institute of Languages, Accra in 2007 and a Master’s degree in Governance and Leadership from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in 2011.
In the area of Food Regulation, Ms. Lovelace-Johnson has a Certificate in Assurance of Food Safety and Quality Control from Hyogo International Centre, Japan in 2002, a Certificate in Applied Intermediate HACCP from the Royal Institute of Public Health, UK in 2003, a Certificate in Food Safety Risk Analysis from the University of Greenwich, UK in 2003, a Certificate in International Food Laws and Regulations from the University of Michigan, USA in 2004 and was certified as a Lead Auditor of Food Safety Management Systems by the International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA), UK in 2005.
She has, also a Certificate in Participatory Risk Analysis from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2008, a Certificate in Microbial Contamination of Foods Rapid Detection from the City University of New York, USA in 2008, a Certificate in Food Processing and Technology from the Purdue University, USA in 2010 and a Certificate in Temporary Food Establishments from the University of Tennessee, USA in 2016.
Ms. Lovelace-Johnson has undergone a number of Food Safety Training Programmes organized by the EU, FAO, UNICEF such as Foodborne Disease Surveillance, Chemical Risk Assessment, Microbiological Risk Management, Implementation of Official Controls, Risk Communication, International Food Safety Systems, HACCP Training of Trainer and Code Monitors Training on Breast Milk Promotion and Regulations.
She is a member of a number of Governing Boards and National Planning Committees. She is the Head of the Ghana Food Safety Policy Secretariat as well as the Head of the Ghana Delegation to the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses.
MR. SAMUEL ATO-AGGREY (GENERAL SECRETARY, FOOD AND BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION) – BOARD MEMBER
Mr. Samuel Ato Aggrey holds a certificate in Electrical Engineering Level II and holder of three Gold Seal Diplomas in three different fields, sales management & business Law, Brand Positioning and Consumer Safety, Marketing/Brand promotion and Advertising. He was a management trainee staff of G.B Olivantis now Unilever, a Food Safety Practitioner and a keen follower of the Global Standards for Food Safety and Certificate holder of Product Safety & Quality Audit
Mr. Aggrey has over twenty-five (25) years experience in Sales Management and food safety issues working for companies like Marketing Consultancy Overseas Ltd, Nimbus Ghana Ltd, Paramount Distilleries, Forwin Ghana Ltd
Presently, he works with Kwatsons West Africa and occupies his current position as the Stock & Quality Assurance Officer with oversight responsibilities for Kwatsons Group of companies which includes Maxmart supermarkets. He was the Brands Manager for Global brands like the Laughing cow cheese, Danone Baby foods, Even milk, Pedigree and Gillette. He serves as Board member of Food for All Africa Programme with skills in negotiations, HACCP, Marketing, Food Safety and business development with Africa’s food supply chain.
Mr. Aggrey is a voice to reckon with when it comes to fighting against ad-hock government policies that seem to militate against the interest of business community in Ghana, a passionate believer in helping to end hunger. He is also the current Executive Secretary of the vibrant Food & Beverage Association of Ghana (FABAG)
MR. CECIL WENTUM-OBODAI (SENIOR BROADCASTER) – BOARD MEMBER
Cecil Wentum-Obodai is an energetic, motivated and highly dynamic senior broadcast journalist with over 10 years working experience with Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. In addition to his broadcasting flair, he has admirable negotiating skills, with proven ability of capitalizing on opportunities to forge and consolidate openings in the competitive global market. Cecil holds a Diploma in Communication studies from Ghana Institute of Journalism and Bsc in operations and Project Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. He holds certificate in Radio production from British Broadcasting Corporation,Radio production/ software broadcasting from Radio France International and Effective Media planning from BBC.He is currently the host/anchor man for Uniiq Breakfast drive which airs from Monday till Friday on Uniiq fm.
CHEF MICHAEL QUAINOO (EXECUTIVE HEADCHEF, ALISA SWISS SPIRIT HOTEL) – BOARD MEMBER
Chef Michael Quainoo is the Executive Headchef of Alisa Swiss Spirit Hotel with over 15 years experience within Ghana’s hospitality and tourism industry.He has been the Headchef of Golden tulip hotels overseeing the opening and operation of Kumasi Golden tulip hotel.Chef Michael holds HND in Catering,Hospitality Management from Accra polythenic.He is an executive member of Ghana Chefs Association and the Greater Accra regional chairman of the association.He is a very hardworking,passionate and devoted culinary consultant with vast experience within Ghana’s food supply chain.
CHEF ELIJAH AMOO ADDO -FOUNDER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Chef Elijah Amoo Addo is the inspiring founder and executive director of Food for All Africa programme. He holds a certificate in culinary studies from Sphinx culinary school, Lagos Nigeria. He also holds a certificate in entrepreneurship and strategic management from the YALI West Africa RLC-GIMPA. Elijah is a passionate chef who left his job in a restaurant to start Food for All after seeing a mentally challenged man feed his colleague mentally challenged on the streets of Accra. Chef Elijah runs SDG 2 Farms store, a crop and livestock farm , distribution of local farm produce sourced from rural farmers and distributed within urban centres. Chef Elijah Addo is a 2017 Kumvana Fellow, 2017 Queens Commonwealth Young Leaders Award recipient and nominated for 2016 Pulse Ghana Person of the Year. He has vast experience within Ghana and Africa’s food supply chain.
Sourcing, collecting, sorting, storage and distribution of surplus edible food to vulnerable beneficiaries in society.
Linking our member beneficiary organizations to the closest participating retail store for the daily collection of fresh produce, bakery goods, and other essential products.
Every year, we get support through the Sustainable Farms fund to build and manage livestock and crop farms for our beneficiary communities.
We support emerging farmers by purchasing their produce, and offer a range of nutritious and delicious easy to prepare meals for large-scale school feeding / community feeding programs.
We implement large-scale feeding programs in schools and communities on behalf of government / corporate donors wishing to make a difference.
A continental mobile and web application that encourages efficiency by creating convenience for grocery shoppers to find their favorite products from supermarkets, stakeholders and also enable food sharing by connecting vulnerable communities to surplus food.
Share Your Breakfast Community feeding program - Jan.-Dec.
Food4All Feast of Love (Fundraising) – 14th February
Food for All Ramadan Kareem (Fundraising) – June,
Food for All Hunger Marathon – 1st July
Food for All Ghana conference - Bi-annually
Feeding 5K at the Longest table on UN world food day – October 16th
Feast of Hope (Fund raising) – December
Family Empowerment program (Job training and placement) – All year round