The capacity of 60 Community Based Organizations, Community Facilitators and Health Providers have been built by ARHR in Kumasi, Ashanti Region. The workshop was part of activities to continue implementation of the Reproductive Health Education and Services for Young People’s project.
Participants of the workshop were from the six (6) project districts; Ashiedu Keteke Sub-metropolitan, Nzema East, Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem, South Dayi, Bosome Freho and Jirapa Municipality. Community Based Partners who attended the workshop included the Right and Responsibilities Initiative Ghana (RRIG); Volta Educational Renaissance Foundation (VEREF); Progressive Excellence Youth Organization (PEYORG); Centre for Community Studies and Education (CENCOSAD); and Harnessing Youthful Talents for Rural Development (HAYTAFORD).
The workshop evaluated the progress of work of partners in the previous year with regard to the implementation of the project and charted an achievable plan of action for the current year. Further, it refreshed the minds of participants on the manual for delivering reproductive health education to young people; strategies for facilitating adolescent access to quality Sexual Reproductive Health services; usage of social media and digital communication to tell stories of change and a review of data collection forms, tabulation of data and reporting templates.
At the end of the workshop, participants were empowered with new skills and strategies to implement the project in their districts and achieve maximum and positive outcomes. The project is being implemented with funding from UNFPA Ghana.