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SEND Ghana

SEND GHANA calls on government to pay leap arrears to beneficiaries

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SEND GHANA wishes to remind the government of its social contract with the people and its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...
Ground Zero

Ehu takes a leap of faith with new EP ‘’Ground Zero’’

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Ghanaian singer-songwriter, Ehu shares her 5-track EP ‘’Ground Zero’’. As a singer, Ehu identifies as a cross between Soul and Indie R&B. She lives...
Leap Nhis

LEAP enrolls beneficiaries onto NHIS

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Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) are being registered onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to promote access to healthcare services. ...
Leap

Fate of 6000 targeted LEAP beneficiaries in UER in limbo

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About 6000 targeted deprived persons in the Bolgatanga Municipality, Upper East Region, who were targeted under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) four years...
water

Batuisa residents appeal for potable water

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The Chief and people of the Batuisa community in the Builsa South District of the Upper East Region, have appealed to the government for...
Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison The Minister Of Gender Children And Social Protection

‘Government will enact a law to protect alleged witches’

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Government will soon establish rehabilitation shelters for alleged witches and enact a law to protect them from mistreatment, stigmatisation and societal discrimination. ...
Cynthia Morrison Minister Of Gender Children And Social Protection

Ghana marks Pan African Women’s Day

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Ghana on Friday joined the international community to mark the Pan African Women’s Day, which recognises the foremothers for their fight towards the Liberation...
SEND Ghana

Release all allocations to MoGCSP, SEND Ghana urges government

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SEND Ghana, a not-for-profit development-oriented organisation has called on the government to release all 2020 allocations for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social...
Fraud Audit

Syndicated fraud makes internal auditing more relevant – IAA Director

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Mr Nathan Yankey, Acting Director of Operations, Internal Audit Agency (IAA) says the increasing number of syndicated fraud and cybercrime cases underscores the importance...
Leap Programme

Internal audit, game-changer to strengthening social accountability-LEAP boss

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Mr Myles Ongoh, Assistant Director, Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme has said internal auditing is a game-changer to strengthening the social accountability processes...
Leap Programme

LEAP beneficiaries receive double payment to Cushion them against COVID-19 pandemic

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has made double payments to beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) as part of...
Hajia Ayishetu Seidu Municipal Chief Executive Of Savelugu

Savelugu MCE commends President Akufo-Addo for achievements

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Hajia Ayishetu Seidu, the Municipal Chief Executive of Savelugu, has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for his achievements saying it will secure the...
streetism

Child streetism and its implications on security

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In 2010, Ghana was able to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) even before its deadline in 2015. There has been an improvement in social...
Political Parties

Political parties urged to prioritise social protection programmes

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Political parties have been tasked to prioritise social protection programmes in their manifestos ahead of the December Election to improve the livelihoods of the...
Farmer

Roll out social interventions for rural farmers amidst COVID-19 pandemic

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Youth Rise International, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) focused on poverty eradication has called on the Government to disburse LEAP and roll out other social...
education

Inclusive Education In Ghana: Are We Making Progress?

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Kojo Musah aged 16, has down’s syndrome. His parents, who hail from Ejura in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, were initially not enthusiastic about...
Leap Programme

Communities appeal for inclusion in LEAP programme

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The residents of Damwaateon and Mwaakpa in the Wa West District, have appealed to the government to extend the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP)...
CARE International

Consortium to improve livelihoods of fishers through scorecard

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The Project Coordinator of CARE International, Mr Kwame Mensah has underscored the importance of the Far Ban Bo(Protecting Fisheries Livelihood) score-card to the development...

No decision to exit LEAP beneficiaries– Director of Social Welfare

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Government has not taken any decision to exit beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) from the LEAP programme, Mr Inusah Atchulo, Acting...
Bolgatanga street

GNHR data shows most households in Upper East are poor

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From Samuel Akapule, Bolgatanga Data from the Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR) has revealed that whilst 28 percent of households in the Upper East...

LEAP beneficiaries assured of efficient payment system

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Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme have been assured of an efficient payment system to ensure that they receive their...

Review LEAP Programme – CSOs Advocate

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Some traditional rulers and civil society organisations (CSOs) in the Upper West Region have advocated for the review of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty...

Adentan Municipality: MCE outlines his achievements in office

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The Municipal Chief Executive of Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA), Daniel Alexander Nii-Noi Adumuah has outlined some major achievements and developmental projects ongoing in the...
LEAP household beneficiaries receive payment

Gender Ministry introduces electronic reporting system for paying LEAP beneficiaries

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The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has developed a digitised electronic monitoring and reporting systems for payment of beneficiaries under the...
LEAP household beneficiaries receive payment

Government Prepares to Retire Some Beneficiaries Under LEAP

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The government would wean-off some beneficiaries under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, Mr Frank Adjei, the Kintampo Municipal Director of the Department...
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DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

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Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with...
LEAP Programme

49th Cycle Of LEAP Payments Begins By July 31st – Gender Ministry

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The LEAP Programme, which was introduced in 2008, seeks to address extreme poverty and reduce the suffering of vulnerable and disadvantaged persons, and this...

Veep condemns discrimination against PWDs in Ghana

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

Dept of Social Welfare begins payment of LEAP beneficiaries

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The Department of Social Welfare in the Upper West Region has began the 48th cycle of payment of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP)...

Ghana steps-up efforts to protect rights of older people

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Ghana has stepped up national efforts to protect and guarantee the well-being of the elderly persons against the numerous abuses they go through by...