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Persons with Disabilities Gets Support from Global Aid

Global Aid Goes to the aid of PWDs in Mamprobi

The Global Aid for Marginalized Ghana in partnership with Mamprobi Church of Christ has brought smiles to some persons living with disabilities in the...
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PWDs in Tain Receive Assistance from District Assembly

Tain District Assembly in the Brong Ahafo region has supported 70 People with Disabilities (PWD’s) of all kinds on Education, Income generation and Medical/Assistive...
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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...
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Ho Assembly Gives PWDs Support Through The Common Fund

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ho Municipality have for the second time in the year, received financial support from the District Assembly Common...
PWDs at the engagement forum

NCCE involves PWDS on Ghana Constitutional Issues

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has engaged People living With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Bawku Municipality and its environs on constitutional and...
Madam Josephine Nkrumah (2nd R) addressing the meeting

PWDs in Ghana Needs intensive support

Madam Josephine Nkrumah, the Chairman of the National commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged Ghanaians to ensure that PWDs had equal rights to...
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PwDs have been the centre of most assemblies developmental projects

A local governance venture, designed to project People with Disabilities, (PwDs) as 'well-meaning' agents of development, is impacting five beneficiary local governing areas in...
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PWDs indicts social welfare officer for extortion

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in Wa East have accused the District Social Welfare Officer of using threats to force them to give back to...
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PWDs Schooled on PfFJs Programme

The Business Sector Advocacy Challenge Fund (BUSAC) has organised a day’s training workshop on the Planting for Food and Jobs (PfFJs) programme for members...
Photo showing front view of the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs with one of the newly constructed ramps

Journalist in Upper East Constructs Ramps for PWDs

Mr Stephen Chidozie Ngamegbulam, a journalist at A1 Radio Station in Bolgatanga has constructed two ramps at the Upper East Regional House of Chiefs...
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MDAs Involve PWDs in the Local Governance Process

Five Municipal and District Assemblies in the Volta Region have begun the involvement of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in their local governance system. The Assemblies...
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VOICE GHANA Speaks for the Voiceless PWDs

Five districts and Municipal Assemblies in the Volta Region have expressed interest in integrating issues of disability and implementing measures to encourage active participation...
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More efforts urged for inclusion of persons with disabilities in Africa

Policymakers and experts attending an international meeting here on persons with disabilities (PWDs) on Tuesday called for more efforts to include PWDs in Africa's...
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Re-registration Exercise for PWDs Begins

The National Council for People with Disabilities is embarking on a nationwide re-registration programme to collect accurate data on PWDs to see how best...
The Project Consultant, Mr Saaka Sumaila, facilitating the training programme whilst the participants listen keenly

MMDAs Planning and budgeting must involve stakeholders

Metropolitan , Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to engage all stakeholders in their planning and budgeting process particularly Persons with Disabilities(PWDs)...

Stakeholders hold discussions on disability fund guidelines

Associations of persons with disability (PWDs) have organised a forum to revise guidelines governing disbursement of the District Assemblies’ Common Fund for members after...
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Ghana’s Disability Laws Must Work – PWDs

Persons with Disability (PWDs) living in Bawku and its environs have called on Parliament to speed up the passage of the Legislative Instrument (LI)...

VOICE Ghana gives support to PWDs on local level development

VOICE Ghana, a disability focused non-governmental organisations with support from STAR-Ghana is promoting “stronger voice” for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in local level development...
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People With Disabilities Benefit From Social Welfare Disbursement

The Department of Social and Community Development Welfare (DSW) has disbursed GHC 16,537.50 to 19 people to undertake income earning activities in the Bolgatanga...

Inadequate funding thwarting efforts to serving PWDs in Ghana – CHRAJ

Mr Sebastien Ziem, the Upper West Regional Deputy Chief Investigative Officer of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has stated that...

Veep condemns discrimination against PWDs in Ghana

Government is undertaking positive discrimination in favour of women, youth and persons with disabilities (PWDs), as part of measures to enhance their sources of...

Upper East Has 2 Disability Friendly Structures – David Aniah

Mr David Aniah, the Upper East Regional President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organization, has expressed concern about disability friendly public facilities, which...
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Persons with Disabilities displeased with disability act

Friday, June 23, 2017, marks the National Day of Persons with Disabilities in Ghana. The day is set aside to commemorate the passage of...

Upper East: Regional Network for Disability Established

A Regional Disability Network (RDN) has been formed in the Upper East Region to support the Ghana Federation of Disability (GFD) to embark on...
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Speed up implementation of All Inclusive Educational policy – PWDs

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) have appealed to government and relevant stakeholders in education to "immediately" make funds available to implement the inclusive education policy....

PWDS request for more interpreters on TV and hospitals

Persons with Disability (PWDS) in the Western Region have requested that more interpreters were made available particularly on Television stations and health care facilities...

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...

Persons With Disability In Adentan Lauds ‘Promush Project’

Mr Philip Derick Asare, the Public Relations Officer for the Adentan District Association of Persons with Disabilities has hailed a mushroom promotion project...
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Ghana Amputee Football Association Commend Adwoa Safo

Reverend Nii Amartey Adesah Chairman of the Ghana Amputee Football Association, has expressed his profound gratitude and that of the association to Member of...

PWDs Receive District Assembly Common Fund

Two hundred and eighty-two Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Ada West District have received a total amount of GHC 68,500 as their portion...

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