The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Ghana is a registered and nationally recognized major Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that has been operating in Ghana since 1983.
As the humanitarian agency of the Seventhday Adventist Church, it began providing services to individuals, households and communities in Ghana
under the name, Seventh-day Adventists Welfare Services (SAWS) in response to a drought and famine disaster that struck Ghana in that year.
ADRA Ghana belongs to a network of 134 country-offices around the globe with 36 of them situated in Africa. Since its inception in the country, ADRA has been implementing programmes and projects under the following portfolios: Food Security and Agriculture, Primary Health Care
(Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, HIV and AIDS, Malaria Prevention), Education, Disaster-Relief Response, and Economic Empowerment (Microfinance).