Thank you for your interest in supporting Sankofa in our effort to bring infrastructure and resources to villagers in rural Ghana.

To make a Tax-Deductible Donation: Until Sankofa receives official 501(c)3 status, we are partnering with an organization called “Lantern Projects” in our fundraising efforts. If you wish to give a tax-donation for our solar water well project now, you can do so online or through snail mail by following the instructions below. If you choose to donate, it is very important that you specify Ghana to ensure proper allocation of your donation.

Here are instructions for donating online:

Go to and scroll down to the bottom of the page and click “GENERAL DONATION.”

Enter the amount you would like to donate and click “UPDATE AMOUNT,” and then click “CONTINUE.”

Enter your credit card information, and then click “REVIEW DONATION AND CONTINUE.”

Then, Click “ADD SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE RECIPIENT,” and type “GHANA” in the space available.

Finally, click “DONATE NOW” and the transaction will be complete. You will receive a tax-donation thank you letter from Lantern Projects with their Tax Identification Number, and apart from a small credit card charge fee all donated funds will go the water well project.

Here are instructions for donating by snail mail:

Write a check out to Lantern Projects, and mail to

51 Glen Alpine Rd., Piedmont, CA 94611.

IMPORTANT: Indicate GHANA on your check. Include your email address in order to receive a tax-donation thank you letter from Lantern Projects with the Tax Identification Numer.

Where your money will go:

$20 will sponsor a can of paint, to finish painting the primary school

$40 will sponsor 4 shovels to use in the construction of a water well

$100 will sponsor new desks and chairs for 5 students