Projects

Project Title/Partner/District Budget(GHc) & Timeline Activities/Achievements
NATIONAL TB CONTROL PROGRAMME (Community TB/HIV case finding and TB care project) Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Ajumako Enyan Essiam Districts. Ghc 105,000 (2013-2015) Built the capacity of 150 TB/HIV community agents and resourced with counseling cards and community-mobilization skills to conduct ACSM activities in 65 rural and semi-urban communities in Asikuma Odoben Brakwa and Ajumako Districts.

Established 2 HIV/TB advocacy networks made up of District Assembly members, CBOs, Chiefs, Opinion leaders, District health directors and TB/HIV advocates in each district to spearhead TB/HIV education/discussion fora in 65 rural and semi-urban communities.

CFAO GROUP/PW LIMITED-IRELAND (Local Governance Programme) Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Ajumako Enyan Essiam Districts) Ghc 35,000 (2013-2014) Increased citizen’s engagement in the implementation and monitoring of Medium Term Development Plans and the Annual Action Plans of the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Ajumako- Enyan- Essiam Districts.

Increased access to information between the AOB and AEE District Assembly and the citizens about the implementation of specific projects contained in the Assemblies Annual Action Plans.

CFAO SOLIDATAIRE FRANCE (WASH Project) Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Ga South and Ablekuma North Municipal Assemblies Ghc 205,000 (2013 -2014) 205 young health advocates or “champions” have been trained and resourced with counseling cards and community-mobilization skills to Increase awareness on malaria, TB, HIV, water, sanitation and hygiene issues among 20,000 school children in Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Ga South and Ablekuma North Municipal Assemblies .

3 community water and sanitation management teams formed and trained to monitor new water and toilet facilities in Darkuman, Weija and Labadi.

ILO/GLOBAL FUND (Informal Sector HIV/AIDS Project) Awutu Senya East, Agona East,Gomoa East, Awutu Senya, Suhum, Akwapim  South Districts Ghc 190,000 (2010-2013) Built the capacity of 100 mechanics, drivers, hairdressers, electricians, market women as peer educators and resourced with counseling cards and community-mobilization skills who in turn acted as community mobilization agents to round up peers for HIV testing.

Organised 57 HIV/AIDS campaigns in the form of community meetings and durbars to increase knowledge, awareness and influence social norms that contribute to HIV spread.

STAR GHANA (Addressing Negative Impacts Of Oil And Gas Exploration On Fishing Activities In Ahanta -West District Through Development Of Stakeholder Fora) Ghc 50,000 (2013-2014) Engaged 53 Apofuhene and 55 Apofuhema to uncover some of the reasons behind dwindling fish catch in the Ahanta -West District. A total of about 1300 fisher folks from 13 communities attended various meetings and fora.

Enhanced participation of men and women fishers in the oil & gas policy dialogue to ensure the development and implementation of adequate mitigation measures for the protection of fishing livelihoods for both men and women fishers.

MSI-USAID: Empowering Citizens To Monitor And Assess The Impact Of The Annual Budget Funding Amount On Local Communities  in Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, Ahanta-West, Nzema East Districts Ghc 75,000 (2012-2013) Enhanced participation of citizens in petroleum revenue management.

 

Increased capacity of citizens to assess the impact of the Annual Budget Funding and influence petroleum revenue spending priorities.

 

13 Community meetings and sensitizations carried out with chiefs, women groups, fisher-folks and PWDs on the Annual Budget Funding Amount.

CONCERN UNIVERSAL: Ensuring Transparent and Accountable Local Governance Project in Jaman South, Sunyani West, Asunafo South and Sene East District Ghc 57,500 (2010-2013) Conducted community needs assessments and community action plans developed to feed into the Jaman South, Sunyani West, Asunafo South and Sene East District Assembly’s medium term development plan.

Assisted the citizens, elected assembly members, area councils, unit committees, traditional leaders and other interested groups with comprehensive information on what is contained in the annual action plan of the district assembly which helped the community members to contribute to discussions at the general assembly, influenced policy at the district level, monitor progress of projects and allowed the various subcommittees i.e. finance and administration, social services and development planning sub committees to discharge their functions effectively.

Individual community members, civil society groups were also strengthened to play significant roles in the implementation and monitoring of the annual action plan. In the process they were equipped to demand accountability and openness in resource management and work closely with Krachie FM for advocacy and dissemination of results.

CONCERN UNIVERSAL (HIV Prevention and HIV Testing & Counseling) Sunyani Municipal, Sunyani West, Berekum, Dormaa East, Dormaa Municipal and Jaman South Districts Ghc 140,000 (2009-2011) Built the technical capacity of 5 CBOs, Soldiers of the Environment, Remnant Development and Relief Organisation, Future Stars, Community Initiative Foundation and Hwe Wohoso Yie to manage HIV interventions in Sunyani Municipal, Sunyani West, Berekum, Dormaa East, Dormaa Municipal and Jaman South Districts.

Trained 100 peer educators who in turn acted as community mobilization agents to round up peers for HIV testing.