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Disabled Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs with disability receive support from president

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented GHS2 million to 1,000 women entrepreneurs living with disability, under the Presidential Empowerment for Women Entrepreneurs with...
disability

Bono East Region Public Buildings to be Made disability friendly

Mr Siaka Stevens, the Deputy Minister Designate for the Bono East Region, has assured people with physical challenges that state building projects in the...
Lancaster University Ghana

Lancaster University Ghana Hosts Disability Conference

Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, the Minister of Education will deliver a special address at the Lancaster University Ghana’s 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on Disability and...
Ashesi Innovation

Tech Era and Partners to Design Assistive Technology for PWDs in Ghana

Tech Era, a tech non-profit based organisation in Ghana has partnered with Dextra, a Canadian social enterprise and engineering company to create affordable assistive...
Teere Pwds Laud

PWDs Commend TEERE for Ensuring Accountability in Disability Fund Management

Persons With Disability (PWDs) in the Upper East Region have lauded TEERE, a Non Government Organisation (NGO) for promoting and strengthening transparency and accountability...
PWDs

NIPDA Supports 69 PWD with Various Items

The Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) on Thursday, presented entrepreneurial items to 69 local persons with disability to enhance their livelihoods. The items worth GHs121,864.00 includes...
Penplusbytes

Penplusbytes Media Fellowship Programme on PWDs launch

Pensplusbytes, a Non-Profit Organisation has launched a Media Fellowship programme where six fellows from the media could apply for grants to support on-going advocacy...
Penplusbytes

Penplusbytes Disability Fellowship Programme Unveiled

Pensplusbytes, a Non-Profit Organisation has launched a Media Fellowship programme where six fellows from the media could apply for grants to support on-going advocacy...
Africa World Airlines

Ghana CSOs Group Condemns African World Airline for Discriminatory Conduct

Our attention has been drawn to the unfair treatment by the Africa World Airline Limited (AWA) of Ms. Rita Kriba who bought a ticket...
Black Chariots

Ghana’s Black Chariots Ready for Disability Sports in Canada

Ghana’s Wheelchair Basketball team, the Black Chariots, are set to participate in an invitational championship in Canada. The championship is scheduled to take place from...
Soronko Academy

MTN empowers students With Disability to become ICT Gurus

MTN Foundation in collaboration with Soronko Academy, an ICT training school has taken a giant step by empowering 40 students of Tetteh Ocloo School...
Africa

Coming face-to-face with disability could end supernatural myth-making in Africa

Many people in rural African communities still believe that disability is caused by supernatural forces, curses and as ‘punishment’ for wrongdoings – according to...

IOM endorses new disability charter

On 17 July 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, endorsed the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disability in Humanitarian Action. The Charter was developed,...
A church building

Church Holds Annual Charity Show

The Seventh Day Sabbath Church of Christ has held its annual charity show with the distribution of assorted items costing over GH?1.3 million cedis...
vaccination

Health Officer Appeals To Ghanaians To Vaccinate Children

The Ashanti Regional Disease Control Officer, Mr. Afriyie Asubonteng, has appealed for scaling up of the effort towards ensuring that every Ghanaian child is...

Group Lobbies for Ntim Twumasi Kwaku for Ejisu MCE

Disability advocacy group, the Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled (GSPD) has made a passionate appeal to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to...

Gov’t Committed To Protecting Persons With Disabilities

Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has stated that government is committed to removing the legal barriers to protect...
Physically-Challenged

Assemblies Entreated To Commit To Welfare Of Physically – Challenged

Mr. Sylvester Barima Antwi, Founder of the Physically Challenged Action Foundation Training and Rehabilitation Centre, has entreated the decentralised assemblies to be committed to...
disability

Assemblies Entreated To Champion Welfare Of Physically-Challenged

Mr. Sylvester Barima Antwi, Founder of the Physically Challenged Action Foundation Training and Rehabilitation Centre, has entreated the decentralized assemblies to be committed to...
Ovarian cancer can be difficult to identify accurately, the researchers said

WHO Aims At Improving Cancer Survival

New guidelines from the WHO launched on World Cancer Day on February 4, aims to improve the chances of survival for people living with...
disability

Australian High Commission Support Disability Initiative

The Australian High Commission in Ghana has presented a cheque for GHC190,000 to the Orthopaedic Training Centre (OTC) after an application for funding under...

DAN de Van Celebrates Disability Day

Freight Forwarding  firm  DAN de Van Group  joined hundreds of persons with disability to mark this year’s  International Day for persons with disability at...

About World Occupational Therapy Day

Occupational therapy is a health care profession aimed at enabling people to live life to its fullest. To occupational therapists, a “full” life means...

Group Demands The Inclusion of Disability Needs into Manifestos

A disability rights and advocacy organization based in the Volta region, Voice Ghana, has called on political parties and candidates in this year’s...

Mayor of Accra Inaugurates New Gym

He said the provision of such social amenities is a policy of government to prevent the youth from indulging in anti-social practices and to...

Mamprobi ‘1’ JHS Gym/playground Inaugurated

It was constructed by the Turkish Transit Group Company Limited who are in the country to explore investment opportunities. ...
disability

Disability Council Wants An Authority Status

Mr Joshua Makubu, Elections Coordinator of GFD, who made the call, said this would assure the institution of its own budgetary allocation to undertake...

NCCE Educates PWDs On Electoral Processes

She, therefore, advised persons living with disability to conduct themselves well in the run up to the elections and thereafter, saying the law would...
Group picture of participants at the training

PWD Receive Training in Soap Making

This is to provide the members with some vocational support to improve their livelihood. The training was organised...
disability

Federation demands proper implementation of Ghana’s disability law

Ms. Sirina Mahamadu, the Regional Advocacy Chairperson, said they were unimpressed that a decade after the enactment of the law - Act 715, not...