Mr. Frederick Boadu Asare is the Group Managing Director of the Village of Hope, a humanitarian project of the churches of Christ. The Village of Hope currently runs two Residential Homes for Children (RHCs) in Gomoa-Fetteh and Bongo in the Central and Upper East Regions of Ghana, respectively. The RHCs cares for a total of 267 abandoned, orphaned, destitute and needy children ensuring that their physical, emotional, nutritional, educational and spiritual needs are provided for every day. Village of Hope also runs a hospital that serves the children and the people from over 14 communities around Gomoa-Fetteh; 2 basic (elementary) schools that provide quality Christian education to about 1,000 children; a senior high school educating students on the pillars of character, scholarship, service and leadership; a vocational training institute providing skills to former street children, and a 50-acre farm where few crops are grown to supplement the food needs of the children’s homes. Through his leadership, his passion and his vision for the children of Ghana, Village of Hope continues to grow.
Fred is an Adjunct Lecturer at Heritage Christian College. He is the Central Regional Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Private Second-cycle Schools (CHOPSS) in Ghana. He has served as President of Ghana National Association of Sign Language Interpreters; Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ateiku Christian Hospital in the Western Region of Ghana; and Council Member for Foso College of Education, Assin Foso and Ghana Bible College, Kumasi.
He was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa) by the University of Professional Studies, Accra for his sterling leadership qualities in humanitarian services and education.
Fred holds an MA in Theology and History and MA in Christian Ministry both from the Abilene Christian University in USA; a BA in Christian Ministry from the National Bible Institute and a BSc. in Business Administration (Banking and Finance) from the University of Ghana. Fred is also a minister of the Church of Christ and is married with four children.