Success Stories

Concerted and Collaborative Advocacy Get results!

Background Civil Society Organizations in Ghana have over the years advocated for the removal of taxes on sanitary products in Ghana to end period poverty and enable young girls and women to access sanitary products without any financial constraints. According to UNESCO (2014), one (1) in ten (10) girls in Sub-Saharan Africa are unable to […]
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9,779 Out-of-School Adolescents Reached with SRH Education in 2021

The Challenge Adolescent girls and boys continue to face considerable number of barriers that limit their access to life saving opportunities like education and health services, particularly, sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services and education. According to UNESCO estimates, globally, 129 million girls are out of school, including 32 million of primary school age, and […]
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Saved by Adolescent Health Champions: MAAME YAA’S STORY

When the journey of life abruptly became dark with an uncertain future, Ms Maame Yaa Owusu, then 17-year-old Junior High School leaver’s aspirations of furthering her education to become a nurse in future was shattered. Due to financial and resource restrictions, her mother,  under whose care Maame Yaa directly was, made the painful decision to […]
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Posters on SRHR related issues

As part of activities towards the Adolescent Health Empowerment Project (AHEP), Adolescent Health Champions in Agbogbloshie  were engaged in a practical training session to conceptualize the various issues affecting adolescents with regard to SRHR through posters. Below are posters generated by these Champions:
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Malaria interventions in Volta paying off- Focal Person

Mr Roland Glover, the Volta Regional Malaria Focal Person has said malaria incidence in the region had been on the decline for the past years. Total malaria cases across the region for 2018 stood at 271,990, 311,279 for 2019 while that of 2020 was 225,027, representing a significant reduction in the past years and a […]
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Krachi East celebrates ‘flat tummies’

A stream of happiness is running through the Krachi East Municipality of the Oti Region. It is not the absence of ‘galamseyers’ but the reduction of teenage pregnancies in the regional capital, noted for child marriages. The ecstasy is felt in the voices of some educationists, health workers and traditional rulers who are quietly celebrating […]
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Malaria Control & Prevention Champion

Priscilla Ama Amoah celebrates the partnership and community participation, which is at the centre of the Bridging Gaps; Innovate for Malaria (B4M) project, among community partners, community members and the Nzema East Municipal Health Directorate. She believes that preventing and controlling malaria and ensuring Primary Health Care (PHC) in Ghana requires rigorous collaboration among these […]
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