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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...

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...
disabilities

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...
PWDs

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...

Ghana moves to make public facilities accessible to the disabled

The Ghana Standards on Accessibility Design (GSAD) document provides specification on how buildings, roads and recreational centers should be designed so as to make...

Adansi-South District Assembly Donates To People With Disability

It was to assist among other things, to help them to pay for their education and start their own businesses to become economically self-dependent....
People Living With Disabilities

EC Orders Preferential Treatment To PWDs During Polls

In the handy book: “A Guide to Voters: Election 2016, Presidential and Parliamentary Elections,” made available to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, the...

PWD Are Relevant to Ghana’s Electoral Process – EC

She urged PWDs to endeavor to perform a variety of roles beyond exercising their franchise. Ms Nutakor, at a day’s seminar organised by Sharecare...

GFD asks for convenient 2016 election

At a day’s workshop in Ho, he said inclusiveness of PWDs in developmental issues had become a global phenomenon and Ghana could not be...

PWDs inclusion and participation guidelines unveiled

The aim is to promote full inclusion and effective participation of persons with disabilities in the society as well as empower organisations with such...

Sunyani West Assembly disburse GHC25,650.00 to PWDs

Madam Agnes Kusi, the District Chief Executive (DCE), said the amount was part of the two per cent disability fund from the District’s share...

PwDs presented with mobility gears

The donation was done through Voice-Ghana, a disability rights campaigning NGO based in Ho. The items include wheel chairs, clutches with reflectors, ordinary elbow...

PWDS Commemorate National Disability Day

The Disability Act was passed by Parliament on 23rd June, 2006, to promote and protect the rights of persons with disability (PWDs), and to...

Persons with Disabilities seek solutions to their problems

VOICE-Ghana, a budding disability rights group, based in Ho, said this in a statement, issued to the Ghana News Agency. The statement, signed by Francis...

PWDs in Tarkwa-Nsuaem receive their funds

The money was the first quarter of this year’s District Assemblies Common Fund allocation to the PWDs to improve their standards of living. Mrs Christina...

Persons With Disability Receive Funds

The Fund is to support them in the areas of Education, medical needs, provision of assistive devices, and the Organisation of PWD’s and Administration. The...

Aviation industry are unfriendly to PWDs

By Mohammed Suleman The aviation industry in the country is being accused of discrimination against Persons With Disability(PWDs) contrary to provisions in ...

Voice-Ghana Advocates For The Protection Of PWDs

Mr Francis Asong, Executive Director of Voice-Ghana, a disability rights think-tank, says has delayed in ensuring that disability issues are made integral in national...