Ghanaian Children Marked International Aflatoun Day with Clean Up Exercise

Ghanaian Children Marked International Aflatoun Day with Clean Up Exercise

Young children in Yapei Presbyterian Junior High School in Ghana joined their peers around the world to mark International Aflatoun Day. The day was marked with cleaning exercise and community sensitization on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and personal hygiene. The 2016 International Aflatoun Day celebration in Ghana was facilitated by one of Savana Signatures’ child focused projects known as “Young People in Charge”. Young People In-Charge (YPIC) is a 2-year project being implemented…

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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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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…

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Sexual Health Education Programme Opens Discussions on SRHR in Ghana

Sexual Health Education Programme Opens Discussions on SRHR in Ghana

Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+) being implemented by Savana Signatures offers opportunity to young people to access free Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information through their mobile phones. Special mobile phones numbers (long codes) have been provided to enable young people to directly interact with health professionals in each of the regions the programme is being implemented in. This makes access to SRHR information and services private and convenient to young people. SHE+ has…

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Ghanaian Teachers Laud Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Ghanaian Teachers Laud Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Teachers whose capacities were built on facilitation skills under the My World and My Life (MWML) Project being implemented by Savana Signatures have lauded the programme for its quality content. MWML is a sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum which contained fourteen lessons and a number of interactive learning activities including games that make the learning of sexual and reproductive health lessons educative and interesting. The project offers contemporary sexuality education and focuses on developing…

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Savana Signatures 2014 Annual Report Out

Savana Signatures 2014 Annual Report Out

Building a Digital, Healthy and Responsible Society for Social Change Through ICT is the title of our 2014 Annual Report. The report chronicled achievements and progress made by each project in the year under review. Savana Signatures as an ICT for development organization is happy to share this report with you, our partners and stakeholders. Please find the link here Savana Signatures 2014 Annual Report.  

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Sexual Health Education Plus Makes Inroad in Ghana

Sexual Health Education Plus Makes Inroad in Ghana

Sexual health conditions do not only affect the physical well being of young people, it affects their psychological development too. Sexual health conditions are integral part of the wellbeing of people. In Ghana however, cultural and religious norms forbid comprehensive sexual health education both in school and at homes. The case for sexual health education is worse in Northern Ghana comprising Northern, Upper East, Upper West and Volta Regions. SHE+ project was designed to educate…

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Savana Signatures Launches Ghana Version of the World Starts With Me

Savana Signatures Launches Ghana Version of the World Starts With Me

Savana Signatures (Savsign) has launched yet innovative project called the World Starts with Me (WSWM). The WSWM is a computer-based comprehensive sexuality education designed for in-and out-of-school children between the ages of 12 and 19. The project combines IT skills with creative expression packaged to attract young children to learn and know more about their sexual and reproductive health and rights. The WSWM project which was piloted in over 17 schools in the Northern, Upper…

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Young People in Charge Project Gets Advisory Board  

Young People in Charge Project Gets Advisory Board   

A 12-Member Advisory Board has been constituted to provide technical support to Young People in Charge (YPIC) project. YPIC which is a 2-year project funded by STOP AIDS NOW!, Edukans/ Educaids, Cordaid, and Aflatoun is an innovative intervention that sought to prevent HIV, spread of Sexual Transmitted Infections (STIs), reduce teenage and unwanted pregnancies while providing social enterprise and financial education to Ghanaian youth. The Advisory Board has the responsibility to provide technical and advocacy support…

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