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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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…

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Empowering Girls for Development through ICT

Empowering Girls for Development through ICT

A Special newsletter chronicling how Savana Signatures, 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 “A society where relevant information, knowledge and skills for development are enhanced by equal access to and use of ICT” is empowering girls using ICT. The…

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Mobile for Social Inclusive Governance Project Rolled Out

Mobile for Social Inclusive Governance Project Rolled Out

Savana Signatures, an ICT for development (ICT4D) organization in Ghana rolled out a mobile-based governance project dubbed “Mobile for Social Inclusive Governance (MSIG) that seeks to provide an opportunity for women, youth, people living with HIV/AIDS and disability to participate in local governance in Tamale. MSIG aimed to contribute to enhanced participatory democracy and to promote transparent and accountable governance while at the same time encourage citizen’s participation in planning, budgeting and decision making at the…

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Girls’ education: Towards a Better Future for All  

Girls’ education: Towards a Better Future for All   

 “To be educated means I will not only be able to help myself, but also my family, my country, my people. The benefits will be many.’  (DFID, 2005). There are still 61 million girls worldwide who are not in school. The majority of these girls live in sub-Saharan Africa and South and West Asia. A girl growing up in a poor family in sub-Saharan Africa has less than a one-in-four chance of getting a secondary education…

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Mobile for Access Projects Receiving Positive Responses in Ghana

Mobile for Access Projects Receiving Positive Responses in Ghana

The Mobile for Access Project has recorded impressive responses from beneficiaries in Ghana. The project received a major boost in April 2015 when Savana Signatures, the implementing organization presented Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to five health facilities to aid activities of the project. The Mobile 4 Access programmes are two mobile-based technology projects referred to as Technology for Maternal Health (T4MH) and Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+). These projects have been running since…

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Create Conducive Environment for Girls’ Development-Govt urge

Create Conducive Environment for Girls’ Development-Govt urge

Forson Gifty is an 11-year old Junior High School pupil.  At her age, she harbors a dream, a dream to become a medical doctor in the near future. Her reason is simply to offer medical service to people living in rural communities. She prefers to live in a remote community where medical service and health education is critically needed. Gifty is leaving no stone unturned to achieve her dream.

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30 Young Ghanaian Girls Participate in ICT Clinic

30 Young Ghanaian Girls Participate in ICT Clinic

Thirty (30) young girls selected from four basic schools in the Northern Region of Ghana are currently going through ICT skills training and mentorship programme in Tamale. The weeklong programme dubbed “ICT Clinic for Girls” is an annual programme instituted by Savana Signatures as part of efforts to empower young girls to recognize and effectively use ICT tools to learn and share information. It is also to promote female participation in the use of ICT…

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Savana Signatures Digitizes Basic Schools in Northern Region

Savana Signatures Digitizes Basic Schools in  Northern Region

……….deploys innovative School Management System software “It has always been a case of missing file containing information about a student. School administrators find it difficult to provide information about their past and present students or trace their academic performances and most often teachers will fill in anything to complete continuous assignment records of their pupils if they cannot find previous academic data. This is so because school based data and information are not digitized. This…

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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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