Ghana, and its capital of Accra, is among the friendliest of West African countries. The nation's economy is heavily based in agriculture and minerals, with a largely rural population. Ghana has realized improvements in its economy and infrastructure through aid and joint-ventures from other Western countries.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a bastion of development in the troubled Middle East. FOI and its Board members have a decades-long partnership with two educational projects, one for underprivileged, special-needs youth. This is a special longer-term service project for donors and participants to support.