Savana Signatures Builds Teachers Skills in the Use of ICT Tools

Savana Signatures Builds Teachers Skills in the Use of ICT Tools

More than 400 teachers and circuit supervisors from the Northern and Volta regions of Ghana have received basic ICT maintenance skills and ICT pedagogy through the Integration of ICT in Education Project (IIEP). Also, Savana Signatures provided 17 11-seater computers laboratories for 17 basic schools. All these formed part of Savana Signatures’ contributions to improving the quality of education in Ghana using ICT. The effort is also aimed to facilitate the implementation of Ghana’s ICT…

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Savana Signatures Trains Teachers to Mentor Children to Speak Up on Rights

Savana Signatures Trains Teachers to Mentor Children to Speak Up on Rights

Children should be able to advocate their rights to education, clean drinking water, good sanitation, and quality health. To do this effectively, child advocates will need reliable but free platforms. Digital media, however, has made this easier for people to create content and share it with the world. To provide that voice to children in Ghana, Savana Signatures through Integration of ICT in Education project (IIEP) developed a training model called the “Young Reporters Guide”….

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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…

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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…

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Ghana Hosts the 2016 Going Global Programme

Ghana Hosts the 2016 Going Global Programme

Savana Signatures in February 2016 hosted a group of Dutch students and teachers from the Netherlands under an exchange programme known as “Going Global “programme. The Going Global programme is an initiative of Edukans Foundation that connects Dutch schools with schools in developing countries and raises awareness about the importance of good quality education. It also involves cultural and social exchanges between students of varied educational, cultural and social backgrounds. The participating Dutch students during their…

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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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Edukans’ Going Global Brings Dutch Students and Teachers to Ghana

Edukans’ Going Global Brings Dutch Students and Teachers to Ghana

Savana Signatures will host 31 Dutch students and teachers from the Netherlands under an exchange programme known as “Going Global“. Going Global connects Dutch schools with schools in developing countries and raises awareness about the importance of good education anywhere in the world. It also involves cultural and social exchanges between students of varied educational, cultural and social backgrounds. The participating students during their trips share their experiences with their colleagues back home through blogging.

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ICT Improving Low Quality of Education in Ghana

ICT Improving Low Quality of Education in Ghana

It is generally acknowledged that for Ghana to make any appreciable progress in its socio-economic and human resource development, substantial resources will need to be directed at improving educational policy and delivery. For instance, in 2011, 176,128 candidates, representing 46.93 per cent of the 375,280 candidates who sat for the 2011 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) had admission to Senior High Schools (SHSs) and Technical Institutions (TIs) based on the computerized selection and placement processes….

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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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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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