The POS Foundation which was established in 2005 by its Founder and Executive Director, Mr. Jonathan Osei Owusu, and is duly registered and certified under the laws of Ghana with recognition from various Ministries, Departments and Agencies in Ghana as well as Development Corporations and various Embassies/High Commissions.
With an outstanding track record of successful activities, through its dedicated staff and volunteers, the Foundation has strategically positioned itself as one of the leading CSOs in Ghana in the area of Access to Justice, Human Rights Advocacy, Law and Policy Reforms etc. and is the convener of the UPR CSO Platform in Ghana.
In summary, the POS Foundation's thematic areas of work as highlighted above address the problem of Prison Congestion; Fair and Speedy trial; Law/Policy Reforms including Alternatives to Incarceration and modern trends of drug policy reforms; Social Inclusion; and Respect and
Promotion of fundamental Human Rights, especially the poor/marginalized, Women and the Youth.
In 2018, the Foundation was recognized by His Excellency Nana Akufo- Addo, The Former Chief Justice, Sophia A. B Akuffo and Her Excellency, Tove Degnbol, the Danish Ambassador to Ghana for its remarkable role in reducing the remand/pre-trial population from 33% in 2007 to 9.68% as at March 2023 .