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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Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

The education system in Ghana since independence has gone through various reforms but these reforms have failed to integrate or make skill training for pupils an ultimate priority. In spite of these reforms, Ghana’s educational system still at large remains theoretical which does not create opportunities for pupils to be creative. There are substantial numbers of unemployed young people on the streets who have passed through one form of education or other in Ghana yet,…

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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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Wa Regional Hospital Public Health Unit Embraces SHE Plus

Wa Regional Hospital Public Health Unit Embraces SHE Plus

“SHE Plus has a brighter future because of its uniqueness. It will help our people in terms of providing sexual health education and sensitizing them about the usage of family planning devices and making informed choices” says the head of Wa Regional Hospital Public Health Unit, Mr. Zakaria Mohammed. Mr. Mohammed who received Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+) team from Savana Signatures in his office in Wa, said “I am highly excited about this innovative…

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Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five new district health facilities in the Northern Region have been selected to benefit from the maternal health programme being implemented by Savana Signatures. The Technology for Maternal Health project is under a programme known as “Mobile for Access” is a mobile platform that provides educative information about maternal health issues to expectant mothers. These new facilities are Bimbilla, Daboya, Buipe, Salaga and Gushiegu hospitals. Savana Signatures is already implementing Mobile 4 Access in five…

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NGO Consortium Launches Report on Availability and Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning in schools

NGO Consortium Launches Report on Availability and Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning in schools

A consortium of non for profit making organizations using ICT to promote development  and education in Ghana have inaugurated a network known as Connect for Change (C4C) Education Ghana Alliance. The Alliance comprising Savana Signatures, IBIS in Ghana, Producer Enterprises Promotion Centre, Women and Development Projects, Presbyterian Education Unit and the Ghana Information Network for Knowledge Sharing (GINKS) was formed in 2014 to help promote the use of ICT in delivery of quality education to…

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