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School children in the Nyankpala community receive mentoring from UK NGO

School children in the Nyankpala community receive mentoring from UK NGO

Widening poverty has compounded the standards of education in the Tolon District, particularly the Nyankpala community, despite the presence of educational and research institutions in the area. It is for this reason that Tzsedek International, A UK NGO, in partnership with the youth empowerment for life and other local partners, organized a literacy and empowerment […]

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Ghana certified as Trachoma free-WHO

Ghana certified as Trachoma free-WHO

Ghana has officially been given the World Health Organisation (WHO) validation letter and a certificate, affirming that the country has eliminated trachoma as a public health problem. By this, Ghana becomes the first country in the sub-Saharan Africa to achieve this milestone, two years before the global elimination target year of 2020. “This is no […]

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PWD’s in Sanarigu Municipality to petition govt over  Assembly’s failure to release Common Fund to members

PWD’s in Sanarigu Municipality to petition govt over Assembly’s failure to release Common Fund to members

The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations, has expressed concerns over the undue delays and confusion that surrounds in the disbursement of the 3% District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to persons with disabilities in the Sagnarigu Municipality. According to the federation, the Assembly over the period had refused to release or disburse the three percent of […]

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2,000 out-of-school children in the Gushegu District to be enrolled in the formal school system

2,000 out-of-school children in the Gushegu District to be enrolled in the formal school system

A total of 2,000 out-of-school children in the Gushegu District in the Northern Region are to be enrolled in the formal school system after benefiting from ActionAid’s Complementary Basic Education (CBE) programme, which aimed at identifying and training out of school children in deprived communities. The CBE programme afforded these out-of-school children, who were beyond […]

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Review National Youth Policy to make it more relevant to current needs

Review National Youth Policy to make it more relevant to current needs

Panelists at a youth policy dialogue in Tamale have called for collaborative effort among civil society organizations towards the immediate review of the Ghana National Youth Policy, three years after its implementation period. The reviewed policy they believed, would inculcate more youth targeted policies and programs for the development of the youth alongside resourcing them […]

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