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…

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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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