Lokhanda: Self-Defense

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Company name
Lokhanda: Self-Defense
Address
Sel Fitness Gym - adjacent, University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana   View map
Phone
+233 55022-9989
Establishment year 2010
Employees 26-50
Company manager Mr. Lord Kwadjo Andoh

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5.0
Great initiative
Self defense made easy .Follow the page for your lessons on self defense to enrich your day to day life.
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5.0
great and helpful service
very great and effective skill training service for civilian personal safety and security. Thank you for the opportunity teaching such a great skill
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5.0
wow, I saw your training program on TV
Hi, my name is Priscilla and i am happy to see your training program on TV, I think i watched your morning show last Wednesday on KWESE TV with host Efia Odo and i really learnt and enjoyed your safety skills and self-defense techniques. I am very happy your company is doing a great job helping women, girls and the general public out here. thank you Lokhanda, Kudos.
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Reply by lokhanda self defense, 27 Jun, 2018
Thank you Priscilla your kind gesture is well appreciated.

Lokhanda: Global Safety Starts Here
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5.0
Wow, Great initiative
I think I saw something about Lokhanda on Kwese free sports and I really learnt so much about awareness and the self-defense skills. Keep it up for such a great project
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Reply by lokhanda self defense, 10 Apr, 2018
Thank you very much Mr Mahama for your kind words and support, we really do appreciate you.
Lokhanda: Strength is in the mind!
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5.0
Great Project
Thank you for such a great project in Ghana and Africa at large
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Reply by lokhanda self defense, 10 Apr, 2018
Thank you, Mr Adu.
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Questions & Answers

Ibrahim Lincon Abass
Wow that sounds good /am a returnee, and currently doing nothing can I have opportunity to employed in volunteering please
15 Sep, 2018
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Answer by lokhanda self defense, 20 Jan, 2019
Yes you are welcome and we would be glad to have you join our global family.

Kind Regards,
Lokhanda
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Company Details

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Sel Fitness Gym - adjacent, University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana
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Lokhanda is a global non-profit self-defense organization creating awareness and empowering women and girls against sexual assault, abuse and violence.


Company Background
Founded in 2010 by Lord Kwadjo Andoh, Lokhanda based in Ghana, Africa, is a global non-profit leader dedicated to providing empowering and effective protection skills through personal safety skills and child-protection services with an educational curriculum designed for women and people of all ages and abilities.

Our service is known for preventing violence against women and promoting gender equality. We have been quite successful in empowering women and children against sexual assault, abuse, exploitation and violence and notably in Ghana and other African Countries. Lokhanda currently serves over 3,000 customers in Ghana, Abidjan, Niger and France and employs 33 people in the Greater Accra area. It has won numerous awards for its self-defense and empowerment services.


Mission Statement:
The organization’s mission is to empower lives and promote gender equality.

Vision:
Working together to make everyone safe

Target Market:
Women and Girls

Target Audience: (Who We Serve)

Women and Girls
Young people
Families
Services for Children
Schools
Organizations
Youth Sports
Communities
People with Special Needs
Security services
Law enforcement agencies and Military training

What we do:
Lokhanda empowers women and girls to fight sexual assault, abuse and violence. We do this by creating awareness and providing effective self-defense skills to women and children in urban and rural communities in Ghana and all over Africa

Services Provided:
1. Self-defense
2. Child-Protection
3. First Aid
4. Fitness / Physical Education

Offices Locations:
1. Greater Accra (Headquarters)
2. Cape Coast
3. Abidjan
4. France
5. London (UK)

Certification / Accreditation / Memberships:
1. France International Systems Forces de l’Ordre (FISFO) – France
2. Association Mante Ivoirienne (AMI) - Ivory coast
3. Budo Association of Niger – Niger

Awards:
1. Ghana's premier and pre-eminent self-defense organization – 2016


Workshops/Seminars:
Lokhanda offers a wide range of workshops, seminars and consulting services in group settings as well as privately tailored to individuals, families, schools, organizations, Groups, corporate bodies, community services and law enforcement agencies and has since empowered thousands of people both locally and globally to build confidence, establish day-to-day safety awareness skills, boundary settings, physical self defense and positive communication skills.

Our training programs are adapted to the needs and capacities of people with disabilities to increase their sense of personal power to help defend their rights and fulfill their full potential.


Training:
Our training programs create a culture of safety and security for all, teaching simple effective means of prevention, escape or survival techniques. It is a fully integrated mental, verbal, hand to hand self-protection and weapon training system coupled with basic first aid skills designed to be practical, fun and appropriate for a co-ed physical education section with an average class size of 40 and with an extensive 60, 90 minutes, 3-5 hours class period or tailored for client needs.

Lokhanda focus and teach awareness and prevention skills in role plays and practical revolutionary self-defense skills using palms, punches, elbows, knees, kicks and every day materials to defend against various strikes, chokes, grabs and extreme threats involving weapons such as sticks, knives, guns and others. No prior experience is required, no traditions or elaborated choreographs, hence participants wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Lokhanda empowers all participants whatever their age, culture, disability, gender, language; racial origin, religious beliefs or sexual identity.

At Lokhanda we recognize that each client has a peculiar training need to meet their respective life style. Therefore the organization has therefore handpicked a team of certified instructors and coaches with the experience in the mastery and training of self protection and basic first aid procedures.


Team Qualifications:
Lokhanda has therefore handpicked a team of certified instructors and coaches with the experience in the mastery and training of self protection and basic first aid procedures


Key Team Instructors:

Head Instructor - Self-defense: Lord Kwadjo Andoh
Mr. Lord Kwadjo Andoh is a certified and an internationally acclaimed self-defense expert, an exceptional skilled martial artist, Stunt Director and a Telecoms Engineer by profession.

He has vast knowledge in France and Chinese hand-hand combat systems with over 15 years of experience providing reality simple, quick and effective hand’s on safety skills to women, children and people of all ages and abilities to prevent sexual assault, abuse, and violence in both personal and group instruction training. He studied Science in the Koforidua Secondary Technical School and later pursued Telecoms Engineering at the Ghana Telecom University College; and also holds a 3rd degree black belt in Kung fu Wushu. He specialized self-defense training for women with a Diploma in Physical Education, Yoga, and Certificate in basic First Aid and CPR training skills.


Fitness Instructor: - Maclean Eli
Maclean Eli is a certified fitness instructor specialized in weight management, strength & body conditioning and core stability with over 7 years of experience in the Health and fitness industry.

First Aid Instructor - Ebenezer Attoh
Ebenezer Attoh, Executive Director of Care Unit Limited is a certified CPR and First Aid instructor with several years of experience providing high quality instructions to adults, children and infants and a graduate from Valley View University College. He is known to providing students with basic skills of First Aid and CPR in a simple, quick and effective approach.

History of Success:
Lokhanda has successfully partnered and empowered thousands of people and organizations both locally and internationally. Most notable relevant project experiences include the University of Ghana (2018), Global Arts and Development Center -GADEC (2018), African Women Development Fund (AWDF - 2017), IFED Global (IYDC – 2017)), University of Professional Studies (2016/2017), Ghana Telecoms University College (2017), TV3 Ghana’s Most Beautiful (GMB - 2017), France International Systems Forces de l’Ordre (FISFO) – France (2017), Association Mante Ivoirienne (AMI) - Ivory coast (2016/2017), Budo Association of Niger – Niger (2017), African Widows and Disabled Foundation (2017/2018), Kwese’ TV (2017-present), Hitz103.9fm (2017-present), Presbyterian Church of Ghana- Divine congregation (2017/2018), British Council of Ghana (2016) and many others.

Thank you for your time and interest.
For more information or to schedule a class, seminar or workshop contacts us today!

Office: +233 30 396 5458
Mobile: +233 55 022 9989
E-mail: lokhanda.org@gmail.com / info@lokhanda.org
Website: www.lokhanda.org
Working hours
Monday:6:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday:6:00am - 8:30pm
Wednesday:6:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday:6:00am - 5:00pm
Friday:6:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday:6:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday:Closed
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