Meet Our Team

   Tiah Aloysius Gumah

     (Executive Director)

Tiah Gumah Aloysius recently joined Literacy Bridge Ghana (LBG) as its new Executive Director. He has worked both locally and internationally in development and conflict context with over 12 years of experience in program development and quality management across several fields; livelihoods, food security, climate change, health, WASH, disaster management, organizational development, women empowerment, blood donation and governance.

Tiah until he took up his new role in LBG, had previously worked with SEND Foundation of West Africa in Sierra Leone, Population Services International (PSI) in South Sudan, British Red Cross (BRC) in Sierra Leone and Swiss Red Cross (SRC) in South Sudan.

In addition, Tiah holds Bachelor and Master of Philosophy degrees in Integrated Development Studies and Development Management respectively. Furthermore, Tiah possess skills and competencies in business development, partnership development, strategic planning and management, project cycle management, participatory development approaches, research, advocacy, diplomacy and results based management.

Tiah in his current role will lead LBG strategic direction to position it as a sustainable organization that is attractive to potential partners and capable of delivering on its vision

 

Fidelis Awonodomo Da-uri,

(Senior Content Manager)

Fidelis Awonodomo Da-uri, Literacy Bridge Ghana Content Manager and Head of the Jirapa Field Office with 6 years of experience in developing and implementing SBCC programs. Fidelis has technical expertise in formative research, social marketing, is a Social and Behavioral Change Communications specialist, communication strategy development, campaign materials development and design. He has worked on Child and Maternal Health, Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Gender and Rural Development, Sustainable Agriculture, Child Protection, WASH, Nutrition and Climate Chang programs across Ghana with partners such as UNICEF, CARE International, MEDA, TUTRIDEP, Winrock International, Ghana’s Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ministry of Health, Ghana Education Service, District Assemblies, etc. Fidelis before joining Literacy Bridge Ghana volunteered for the first ever Talking Book pilot program in Jirapa between 2008 to 2011. And later joined as a full time staff.

 

Michael Dakura

(ICT Officer)

Michael Dakura has been working with Literacy Bridge on the Talking Book project since 2015.

Prior to Michael’s Pioneering role with Literacy Bridge Ghana in the implementation of the Talking Book program in Ghana, he had done community research and data collection in rural communities in Northern Ghana focusing on Socio-economic and Health Issues given locally available Resources and community needs. He also worked as a Data Officer at Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans, a Systems/Network Administrator at St. Joseph Knowledge Centre- one of the first ICT Centres in the Upper West Region.

Michael is pursuing a Bachelor of science in Management studies from the University of Cape coast, Holds a Higher Nation Diploma in Accounting from Sunyani Polytechnic and Advance Diploma in Computing from IPMC Ghana.

Michael now works as the IT Officer for Literacy Bridge Ghana.

 

Tang Simon

(Business Development Officer)

Tang Simon joined Literacy Bridge Ghana in February, 2016 as the Programme Officer for the MEDA GROW program. He was the point person between LBG and MEDA on the said program. He has expertise in Content creation and management, design and implementation of surveys, community mobilization and animation. Simon is currently the Business Development Manager and is passionate about social behavior change communication strategies.

Simon holds a BA in Integrated Development Studies from the University for Development Studies. Simon started his working career as a Cultural Officer with the National Commission on Culture, Upper East and was the officer in-charge for the implementation of the live drama phase of UNICEF’s Communication for Development (C4D) from 2012 – 2016 when he joined LBG.

In his spare time, Simon loves to cook, photography and relaxes with movies and video games.

 

Toffic Dapilaah

(M&E Officer)

Toffic Dapilaah joined Literacy Bridge Ghana in November, 2013 as a field Coordinator and that was the start of the partnership with UNICEF. He rose to the position of Field Manager in February, 2016 and in February, 2018 he was re-assigned as an M&E officer for Literacy Bridge Ghana. Toffic holds a BA in Business Management from Zenith University College, Ghana and is also an MSC candidate at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Project Management. Toffic is also a candidate of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) cohort 6 sponsored by the US government. Toffic has worked mostly as a community based person, working to implement the program on the field. His passion for field work towards bringing development to the rural people is what makes him happy mostly and that has helped propel Literacy Bridge Ghana to where it is today. Toffic strongly believes there will come a day where LBG will become one of the leading organizations championing behavioral change in Africa in some few years. Outside of office, Toffic like spending time with friends. playing football and travelling to see new places and tourist sites.

 

Dorcas Sarpoma 

(Finance Officer)

Dorcas, a young self-motivated Accountant, who is a team player with excellent communication acumen, contributing innovative ideas and exceptional service and has become a detail-oriented and organized professional with extensive experience in accounting systems and possessing a strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to make well thought-out decisions. Dorcas, in April 2016 worked with the Ga West Municipal Assembly in Ghana where she joined the team to mobilize revenue from all angles of the municipality to assist in the sensitization of the municipality with respect to revenue mobilization. She worked with National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana, where she joined the finance and operation team in making health insurance accessible to everyone thereby improving lives during 2017-2018. She holds Bachelor’s Degree in Bachelor of Commerce and specialized in Accounting from the University for Development Studies. Knowing her potentials, capabilities, and quest for knowledge, she is currently upgrading her level of knowledge with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana. Dorcas is proficient with English language, Twi, Ga, Hausa and still building up on her French. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and adventure.

 

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Notice to our Existing and Potential Partners in Ghana

Ghana (LBG) in line with its new country strategy 2020-2022 has rebranded as Amplio Ghana as at 28th August 2020.

Under this name change, we are carrying out some structural changes including the migration of our current website to Amplio Global website where the Ghana Office will have a designated page on its activities.

We will like to assure all our cherished partners as well as potential ones that our decision to rebrand will not affect our current partnerships in any way but will rather enhance the effective delivery of our mission in Ghana.

When the website migration process has been completed, partners visiting this site will be re-directed to the new website.