Telecommunications operator Vodafone Ghana has launched a charity foundation to improve conditions for disadvantaged people in the country. The Vodafone Ghana Foundation will provide the technology and skills needed to empower deprived communities and help them improve their lives.

Professor Clifford Nii Boi Tagoe, vice chancellor of the University of Ghana and a member of the board of trustees, said one area of interest for the foundation would be improving road safety in the country.

The Vodafone Ghana Foundation was initially announced in September 2008, not long after the British mobile telecommunications company Vodafone took over the country