Latest News

Ghanaian Medical Screening

On Saturday, 10th of December 2022
The Viola Ford Fletcher Foundation Ghana Chapter conducted a medical health screening in the community of Nungua in Accra-Ghana. The response to the screening by the residents was amazing and they were very glad and grateful to the foundation for bringing healthcare right to their doorsteps on that day. The event was well-organized and everything was in order, which made the whole screening process run smoothly.

Click Above to review
Summary Report

Empowering Hygienic Health in Collaboration with Ghanaian Educational Services 

“With my Ghanaian partners, team, and philanthropic support, Population Health in its fullest sense is possible. These girls are absolutely extraordinary. They are this generation’s Africa! Let's empower African women in well-being”, said Ike Howard Viola Ford Fletcher Foundation’s Chief Operating Officer. “I am extremely grateful for this opportunity to serve the future.”

On 23rd September at 11:00 am, two hundred and eighty-one (281) young ladies received the first round of Hygienic Health Gift Bags at the Martey Tsuru Presby School. Accompanying Mr. Howard was HRM Eze DR. AMB Chukwudi Ihenetu, King of Ibgo People. H.E. Amb., Dr. Erieka Bennett Founder and Head of Mission Diaspora African Forum (DAF), Harriet Nartey Host of Diplomatic Affairs TV, Dean of the Press Corps at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration, Ghana Education Service Officials, Miss Ghana Earth, and the lovely ladies of the Viola Ford Fletcher Ghanaian-based team.

Empowering Health Screening and Education in Prampram, Ghana

On 24th of September Saturday, we conducted a health screening in conjunction with Salem Presbyterian Church in the community of Teshie. “The response to our effort was amazing. It was a well-organized event. One patient would leave and phone another patient or relative. There is no immediate hospital in the area, just a minor clinic. We took height, weight, blood pressure, tested for malaria and vaccinations for hepatitis B.” said Ike Howard, the Foundation’s Chief Operating Officer.


There were also medications distributed. The team consisted of 15 volunteered nurses, one doctor, church staff members, local volunteers, and Viola Ford Fletcher Foundation staff.

Technology, Health and Education Empowering Youth at a Ghanaian School 

Ike Howard, the Viola Ford Fletcher Foundation's Chief Foundation Officer, and Grandson of Viola Ford Fletcher shares his endeavors in goodwill. Mr. Howard, His Majesty, and Queen Liberty provided personal computers to the school, discuss the importance of education, empowerment to positive futures in Ghana, Africa under the Foundation's first initiative: Health is Wealth. 

Empowering Mentally and Physically Disabled

Christmas in January Ghanaian Educational Services.  This took place at New Horizon Special School, Dzorwulu, OSU children's home, Ghana, Africa.

Ghana Ministry of Water and Sanitation Discuss Population Health Data Benefits 

Viola Ford Fletcher Foundation to improve health for 7 billion people, including the underserved

Viola Ford Fletcher, Inderbitzin Solutions, EZE Ndigbo Ghana HRM Dr. Ihenetu partner to boost education in Ghana


Eze Igbo Ghana Pays Courtesy
Call to Health Minister

VFFF_Press Release_Feb22_FINAL.pdf

Viola Ford Fletcher is Leveling the Playing Field

Improving Health for 7 billion People, Beginning with the  Underserved

EMbargo_His_Majesty_Press Release_Feb28_22 FINAL.pdf
JOINT_Press Release_Feb28_22_FINAL.pdf

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Laker NBA Game Night. "We are proud to welcome two of the three known living survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre, 107-year old Viola Fletcher and her brother 100-year old Hughes Van Ellis, who are attending their first NBA game!" [[Video courtesy is for educational purposes and is provided by the  Oklahoma City Thunder youtude channel] 

United States Congressional Appearance

Congressional Appearance May 19, 2021:  Viola Fletcher, the oldest living survivor of the Tulsa, Oklahoma, massacre, was seven when a white mob attacked the city’s 'Black Wall Street' in 1921, killing an estimated 300 African Americans. [Video courtesy is for educational purposes and is provided by The Guardian news channel who brings you live streams, breaking news and explainer videos so you can understand what’s happening, as it’s happening. The Guardian has been providing high-impact, independent journalism since 1821, always free from commercial and political influence. Help sustain our future by making a contribution today]

Ghana Humanitarian Visit

His Royal Majesty crowns Viola Ford Fletcher, as Queen Mother during her humanitarian visit to Ghana in August 2021.