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Mobility devices for Children with disabilities

Mafanam Foundation a non-profit organisation registered in Ghana in 2016 does not only give-out mobility devices but ensures that they are designed for appropriate...
Ambassador Robert Jackson, USAID Director Andy Karas with Yaw Debra, President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations

Expanding Participation For PLWDs Activity Launched

At the launch, the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson; Executive Secretary of the National Council on Persons with Disabilities, Kwamena Dadsie Dennis;...

UN special rapporteur to assess situation of people with disabilities in Zambia

Devandas-Aguilar will make her visit to Zambia from April 18 to 28, during which she will examine people with disabilities, including older people, women...

Stonebwoy Cautions Public Against Mocking At PWDs

Dancehall act, Stonebwoy has cautioned people not to laugh at those with disabilities. He sent these words during his performance at MTN Pulse Turn Up...
Mr David Norden Botwey, the Executive Director of SWEB Foundation, presenting a dummy cheque to one of the partner organisations at its Haatso officer, in Accra.

SWEB Supports Disability Friendly Organisations With Cash

The money presented constitutes 75 per cent of the cost of buying eight motorbikes, 16 computers and16 printers as part of efforts to ease...

NGO Unhappy Over Ghana’s Inactions With PWDs

A statement signed by Francis Asong, Director, to mark the Day last Thursday said individuals or corporate institutions working in the interest of PWDs...

CHRAJ express concern about negative attitudes towards PWDs

Mr Richard A. Quayson, acting CHRAJ Commissioner in a statement to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, expressed concern about negative attitudes towards PWDs. He...
Queen mothers Foundation of Ghana

Queenmothers Foundation to award deserving midwives

The Queen mothers Foundation of Ghana, an advocacy group formed to ensure the total development of women has launched a special package to award...

Children with disabilities find hope at Zambia’s special school

Disabled children have found hope at a special school in Zambia where they are being turned into productive citizens. The Special School for Children...

NUC support PWDs in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has pledged its support for persons with disabilities to ensure that they contribute meaningfully to national development. In the NUC?s...
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14 PWDs to contest in the D/A elections in the Volta Region

Fourteen Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), eight males and six females, have filed to contest District Assembly Elections in the Agortime-Ziope and Adaklu districts in...
National Council for People with Disabilities

Institutions not committed to welfare of PWDs-Mr Cudjoe

Mr Max Vardon, the Executive Secretary of the National Council for People with Disabilities, has said a showdown between disability interest groups and disability...
Nana Munko Eku VIII, Chief of Omankrado of Abura Ansafona

We have lost our national conscience for pro-Chief

Nana Munko Eku VIII, Chief of Omankrado of Abura Ansafona, has said with about 2.5 million Ghanaians suffering mental illness and 7,000 considered serious,...
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Persons with disabilities left behind-Mrs Quarshie

Mrs Francisca Quarshie, Post Manageress of Accra North Post office has expressed disgust over apparent neglect and pervasive discrimination persons with disabilities (PWDs) are...

Abura Dunkwa Psychiatric Hospital lack medicines

More than 300 mental patients visiting Abura Dunkwa Psychiatric Hospital cannot access essential medicines, because they are either not available or expensive. The hospital says...

Let’s appreciate people with disability-NGO

Here for Perfection (H4P), a non-governmental organization, has appealed to the state to appreciate the abilities of people with disabilities instead of always focusing...

Pusiga Assembly Supports persons With Disabilities

As part of efforts to empower People living With Disabilities and the less privileged in the society, Pusiga District Assembly in the Upper East...
Ghana Developing Communities Association

NGO assist vulnerable groups with Action Plans

The Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA), an NGO, has presented Action Plans documents it had helped some vulnerable groups in the Mion District to...
PWDs at workshop on responsibilities of Unit Committee Members

Mainstreaming PWDs Into Political Decision Making

Twelve People with Disabilities (PWDs) are on the threshold of becoming Unit Committee Members in their communities. Facilitators of PWDs into local politics project believe...
Ghana Developing Communities Association

GDCA Supports Some 11 Vulnerable Groups

The Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) on Wednesday supported some 11 vulnerable groups to develop and presented their prioritized and strategic action plans to...
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Young Girls Need Education On Reproductive Health-Group

Women groups in the Wa Municipal have identified inadequate reproductive health education as a major contributory factor to teenage pregnancies in the northern parts...

GFD Seeks Affirmative Action For Persons With Disabilities

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has come out with a six-page position paper on ?Affirmative Action for Persons with Disabilities in Ghana?...

GFD calls for scholarships for its women

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has prepared a six-page position paper on ?Affirmative Action for Persons with Disabilities in Ghana? urging government...
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Nigeria Passes Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities Prohibition Bill

The Senate in Abuja on Thursday passed a bill that will legally protect persons with disability from discrimination.Sponsored by Sen. Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman (PDP-Kogi),...

$50,000 democratic governance scheme to run in Agortime

A proto-type advocacy and awareness project to bring People With Disabilities (PWDs) into the local and national political fray is underway.The 50,000 US dollar...

Persons with disabilities gets Rotary Accra support

Dr Juliette M. Tuakli ? President of Rotary Accra Dr Juliette Tuakli, President of Rotary Club of Accra, has committed the premier Rotary Club...

Govt implicated in support for persons with intellectual disabilities

A research report, which investigated the access to health care for persons with Intellectual Disabilities (ID), has revealed that persons with ID continue to...

MP Grabs Exchange Prog for Upper Manya Krobo

  The Member of Parliament for Upper Manya Krobo Constituency Hon. Jeff Tettey Kavienu has secured a partnership deal with some international organisations in Europe...

People with disabilities from Ghana will not be attending UN forum

People with disabilities in Ghana would not attend the United Nations (UN) high level meeting on disabilities and development policies. This, according Mr Yaw Ofori-Debrah,...

We Want A Reconstitution Of The Disability Council

The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD), has urged government to expedite action on the reconstitution of the National Council on Persons with Disabilities...

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