Naa Kuorkor Mayne-Eghan was a Corporate Relationship Manager/Banking Officer with CAL Bank for over eight years and currently is the C.E.O. of a Financial and Marketing consultancy, Korghan Limited, and C.E.O. of Lingerie Picante.
She is an old girl of Wesley Girls High School (Wey Gey Hey), holds a Graduate Degree in Social Sciences from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (K.N.U.S.T.), and a Master’s Degree in Finance from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (G.I.M.P.A.).
A mother of two, and ‘Mummy’ to all, with personal premature birth and preterm babies experience; prefers to channel her ‘calling’ to help make others going through the same experience happy and less traumatized.
She is Founder and Lead of the Jay Foundation.
Esther Aryee is a Christian and a mother in her mid-sixties, who has four biological and two non-biological children.
She attained her B.Sc. (Hons) Biological Sciences at Kwame Nrumah University of Science and Technology (K.N.U.S.T.) Kumasi and Pg. Dip Medical Sciences at IMR, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland. She is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow after a year study of Infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA. She taught Biology/Integrated Sciences at Federal Government Girls College, Bida, Niger State for six years and Zungeru College of Advanced studies, Zungeru, Niger State for almost two years, both in Nigeria.
She has worked as a scientific officer for the Medical Research Council, a U.K. based company, in Fajara, Gambia. She worked with Ghana Health Service for about twenty years, rose to the highest rank of Chief Biomedical Scientist and was the head of the National Public Health and Reference Laboratory, Korle-Bu for three years. As a public health worker she has worked in all the geographical regions of Ghana with most of the departments under Ghana Health Service. That includes National Malaria Control program, National AIDS Control Program, CDC, WHO, UNICEF, USAID, UNAIDS and WAHO.
She has many publications to her name and is well travelled. She is passionate about caring for people, loves children and was once a Sunday School Teacher at the Protestant Church K.N.U.S.T.
She is currently the head of the Ebenezer Church Medical Team at South Odorkor – Accra and the medical personnel for Jay Foundation.
Benjamin Ayitey Aryee worked with STATE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY (SCC) as a Construction Technician in Accra for about 2yrs . Then with the Public Works Department (PWD) Minor Works Department in Accra as a Technical Officer for about five years.
Then left for Nigeria to work as a Site Engineer for about ten years. Returned to Ghana to form his own Company ( BENESTIE CONSTRUCTION) in 1988 All these events happened after he gained his training as a Construction Technician at Takoradi and Accra Polytechnics.
Jay Foundation is a passionate duty for the family and he brings his experience and expertise on board. He recently led a team to put up a new NICU and Mothers’ Shed at the Keta Municipal Hospital and with the help of God continue building more.
Nathaniel Ebo Yawson, together with his wife and Doreen, have run their own businesses for the last eleven years.
Ebo runs a successful quantity surveying and project management consultancy.
He has been married for over twenty-two years and is a church leader and a counsellor for over fifteen years.
He is blessed with two children who are in the University and love doing youth work.
He is a member of the Counselling and Motivation teams of the Jay Foundation.
Doreen Yawson, together with her husband Nathaniel, have run their own businesses for the last eleven years.
Doreen is the CEO of a cleaning company that employs over twenty young men and women.
She has been married for over twenty-two years and is a church leader and a counsellor for over fifteen years.
She is blessed with two children who are in the University and love doing youth work.
She is a member of the Counselling and Motivation teams of the Jay Foundation.
David Aryee is married with two children and a ‘Sunday School’ teacher of the Methodist Church, Ghana.
He is an executive of the Ebenezer Methodist Youth Fellowship, Dansoman Circuit and a Steward of the Church. He is a Lay Preacher of the Methodist Church, Ghana and has undergone lots of training in Child and Trauma Counselling with certification.
He has worked with SG-SSB, City Investment Company Limited (later turned Premium Bank Ghana Limited) and several children related NGOs.
He loves children and always desires to put a smile on their faces.
He is a member of the Marketing and Counselling teams of the Jay Foundation.
Being in the Design and Print industry for the past twenty-eight years, Michael Owusu-Ansah realises that he has been granted yet another opportunity to support mothers and babies; through the Jay Foundation.
He is honoured to be allowed to be a Director and member of the Marketing and Advertising teams of the foundation.
He is married with God’s blessings of three children.
Benjamin Nii Ayi Aryee is a Customer Service Manager in one of the biggest banks in Ghana.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics (with Geography) at the University of Ghana and an NCR award for best graduating economics student in 2004.
In 2014, he achieved a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Ghana.
Benjamin loves children and is passionate about the well-being of preterm babies.
He is a member of the Finance and Marketing teams of Jay Foundation.
Abeeku MAYNE-EGHAN holds a bachelor degree in Economics and Law, and an MBA in Finance, both from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (K.N.U.S.T.).
He previously worked with SG Bank as the Import and Export manager for Ashanti and Northern sectors of Ghana, and currently works with Cal Bank Ltd. as the Business Development Head for Accra East and the Tema areas.
He is married to Rebecca and is part of the Jay Foundation Finance Team.
Fred Amegashie is a Branch head for one of the leading banks in the Ghana.
He is married with two children, holds a first degree in Social Science; a chartered banker and chartered economist and an MBA holder in marketing with the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (G.I.M.P.A.)
He has fourteen years of experience in the financial sector.
He’s part of the Finance Team with the Jay Foundation.
Terry Koney is a first degree graduate of the University of Ghana.
With several years of experience in the PR, Marketing and Sales, Communications and Events fields, his objective is to be a part, if not the leader of a team of high achievers, result oriented, time conscious and creative group of active and innovative minds working in an environment that seeks to provide solutions to the various challenges and needs of society, industry and mankind.
He is a family man and a social fanatic.
Terry is the media relations PR of Jay Foundation.
Mrs Sabie Adwini is thirty years of age, married with a daughter.
She has experience having worked with UNAIDS, Zenith Bank and Access Bank. Sabie holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, University of York, U.K.
She was also a finalist during Miss Ghana Beauty Pageant 2012, and was the Most Disciplined Award recipient. She loves children and doubles up as a children’s teacher at church.
She is the Secretary and an executive member of the Jay Foundation.
It is said that the best teacher is experience and being mother to a preterm baby gave her a little too much of that.
Doreen Addy, a student of University of Ghana, studying Human Resource management, has had a few experiences working with people.
She has worked in different work settings, all involving meeting and interacting with people on a daily basis. Undoubtedly her best by far was working with her preterm baby; it opened doors she never thought existed.
She learnt, did and overcame a lot of the challenges that come with having a premature baby. She is happy to share and support all other mothers going through the same/similar predicament. She has a strong passion to help children in general and her drive was further fuelled by the early birth of her son.
She is a member of Secretarial and support teams of the Jay Foundation.
Joycelyn Kai Mansa Aryee holds a bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance and a Master’s degree in Finance at Central University College and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (G.I.M.P.A.) respectfully.
She has worked with GCB Bank, ASN Financial Services and Alpha Cap Securities; currently working with one of the reputable banks in Ghana.
She’s married with four children hence has good knowledge and experience in nurturing children. She’s very empathetic, patient and very passionate about the well-being of babies, particularly the less privileged.
She is a member of the support team of Jay Foundation.
Mauricia is from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago but now resides in the United States of America.
She holds a Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management – Edexcel, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, University of Sunderland and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Business Psychology, University of South Wales.
Mauricia has over seventeen years of experience in the field of HR working as a Human Resource Officer/Adviser/Consultant.
However, she has pegged the early birth of her son as one of the most invaluable lessons and experiences she has encountered. Being born at twenty-four weeks (sixteen weeks early) she was forced to learn the rudiments and requirements of caring for a preterm baby in order to properly care for her son. It was this experience that gave Mauricia the motivation, passion and desire to see every family afforded the type of health care necessary for healthy pregnancies and more so, the proper facilitation of preterm babies.
Mauricia has been actively involved in Church for over twenty-two years. She served as the Youth Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Social Coordinator over a span of twelve years and the Dance Teacher of children and teens for over four years. Mauricia also volunteered as a Counsellor at Summer, Youth and Bible Camps. She is happily married with a child and continues to present herself to serve others whenever she can.
She’s based in New York and the Foreign Correspondent of Jay Foundation.