Meet Children Who are Standing Up Against Child Abuse in Ghana

Meet Children Who are Standing Up Against Child Abuse in Ghana

“My confidence level has increased. I can stand anywhere, in public to express myself well. I don’t feel shy anymore”, said Gloria Seidu. Gloria had had her confidence built through a top-notch child-rights centred programme known as Savana Signatures Young Reporters. The Savana Signatures Young Reporters’ clubs formed in 10 basic schools in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality was a direct response to the high incidence of child abuse and molestation in the Municipality. A 17-year old…

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Religious Clerics, Teachers and Parents Schooled on SRHR

Religious Clerics, Teachers and Parents Schooled on SRHR

About 50 religious clerics, scholars, community leaders, parents and teachers and school administrators have been sensitized on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). This forms part of efforts to make SRHR information and services accessible to young people both at home and in school. It was also aimed to open up SRHR discussion among these participants to break the silence over SRHR education and discussion at homes and in schools.

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Savana Signatures Builds Capacity of Local Government Staff on Mobile Communication Technology

Savana Signatures Builds Capacity of Local Government Staff on Mobile Communication Technology

A two-day capacity training on the use of mobile communication technology to strengthen citizens participation in local governance has ended in Tamale. The training marks the beginning of the implementation of a mobile platform aimed to provide Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) an opportunity to easily communicate development plans and strategies to their citizens at a distance. The beneficiary districts are; Central Gonja, Tolon, Kumbungu, Sagnerigu and Gushiegu all in the Northern Region of…

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Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

A weeklong educational, social and cultural exchange programme between Dutch students, teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts has begun at Savelugu in the Northern Region of Ghana. Organized by Savana Signatures in collaboration with Edukans Foundation, a Dutch international organization is aimed to expose both Dutch students and teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts to cultural, educational and social setups of each nation.

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World AIDS Day: Savana Signatures Urges Society to Embrace SRHR Education

World AIDS Day: Savana Signatures Urges Society to Embrace SRHR Education

“I was happily married till my husband died in 2007. I decided to remarry. The decision to remarry was a hard one but I did marry anyway” said Afia (not her real name). A 40-year-old woman said, this single decision rather ruined her happiness after she realized she would have to live on Anti-Retro Viral (ARV) drugs and special diet for the rest of her life. “Life has never been normal with me again but…

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“Girls can Do Better in Science”- A Medical Student tells Young Girls

“Girls can Do Better in Science”- A Medical Student tells Young Girls

“Determination is a key to success. You cannot however succeed without a clear vision”. These were inspirational words by Patience Bacho, a medical student at the University for Development Studies (UDS) when she addressed 30 participating young girls at the ongoing ICT Clinic for Girls. ICT Clinic for Girls is an annual event instituted by Savana Signatures, an ICT for development organization to build the capacity of young girls to use ICT for their professional,…

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Savsign ICT Training Center: International Computer Driving License Examination Begins

Savsign ICT Training Center: International Computer Driving License Examination Begins

10 students are sitting for their International Computer Driving License examination (ICDL)  at Savana Signatures ICT Training Centre in Tamale, Ghana. These are the first batch of students since the centre was recognized, certified and given accreditation to run ICDL courses. The International Computer Driving License is an end-user computer skills training courses that deliver quality and international recognized ICT certification to individuals or groups. The courses were designed, validated, and approved by international experts…

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