“The World Starts With Me Project Changed My Life”- A 15 -Years Old Girl

“The World Starts With Me Project Changed My Life”- A 15 -Years Old Girl

Bensah Gifty is 15 years old and a form three (3) student at Ho Dome R/C Junior High School. Initially, she does not want to be part of a school club that teaches sexuality and child rights lessons. “I thought it will not benefit me in any form to belong to this club besides I am always warned not to delay coming home after school”, she said. Gifty comes from a Christian home. Based on…

Read More

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…

Read More

Invest in Women’s Health to Eliminate Maternal Deaths in Ghana

Invest in Women’s Health to Eliminate Maternal Deaths in Ghana

The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently convened a meeting of health leaders and experts from over 30 countries to set a global plan of action to ensure that no woman, newborn, child or adolescent dies from preventable causes by 2030. The meeting was to identify ways or interventions to accelerate progress towards improving the lives of women, children, and adolescents. The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children and Adolescents’ Health, the UN campaign to…

Read More

Savana Signatures Performance in 2015 Out

Savana Signatures Performance in 2015 Out

In 2015, Savana Signatures with the support of our funding partners, stakeholders and beneficiaries continued to implement some of our projects. Though the organization faced some challenges in the year under review, so much successes or achievements in the face of these challenges were recorded. As an organization working to put everlasting smiles on the faces of individuals and families, Savana Signatures continued in 2015 to innovate the use of ICT in the area of…

Read More

Let’s Motivate Girls to Stay in School

Let’s Motivate Girls to Stay in School

Education is an area that culture and religious norms in Africa have offered little opportunity to the girl-child. This accounts for the larger number of female illiterates and one of the major obstacles to the socio-economic and political development among African women. Education is an important tool that empowers women. This, both the Cairo and Beijing conferences of the United Nations affirmed. It is also an area that offers some of the clearest examples of…

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Children in Ghana Speak Out on Rights

Children in Ghana Speak Out on Rights

Children should be able to advocate their rights. To do this effectively, they need to be guided and provided with a platform that will give them the opportunity to express their feelings and learn about issues affecting their lives. It is against this background that Savana Signatures has designed children empowerment training module known as the “Young Reporters”.  This platform provides space for young people to learn about their rights, build their confidence and interact…

Read More

ICT in Education Project Builds Teachers, Students Confidence in Ghana-Research

ICT in Education Project Builds Teachers, Students Confidence in Ghana-Research

  An evaluative case study conducted on the Integration of ICT into Education project (IIEP) run by Savana Signatures to build the capacity of schools in Northern and Volta Regions of Ghana in the effective use of ICT has shown positive result. The research was conducted by Jig Saw Consult, and commissioned by International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and supported by Edukans measured the impact of the IIEP project on quality education delivery…

Read More

Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Savana Signatures is a youth-led, youth-centered and gender sensitive programming ICT for development (ICT4D) organization based in Ghana with the mission “To equip youth, women and vulnerable groups with ICT skills for personal and professional development through the innovative use of ICT” and a vision of “A society where relevant information, knowledge and skills for development are enhanced by equal access to and use of ICT”. The organization over the years has lived and followed…

Read More
1 2 3