Ghana is one of the fastest growing countries in Africa. Cocoa, gold and oil are the pillars of Ghana’s growth, but this growth doesn’t reach the average Ghanaian yet.
Since Ghana’s growth doesn’t reach every Ghanaian yet, our programme therefore focuses on the Northern part of the country in rural areas where exposure to ICT is still very low in comparison to capital city Accra.
The education programme in Ghana has three main pillars, namely the use of ICT tools for school management, the establishment of small ICT labs for practical training of the students and the integration of ICT in classrooms for improved teaching and learning.
The Northern Presbytery of the Presbyteran Church of Ghana, Savana Signatures,
Pesp-C, WADEP and IBIS work together in the education programme. An ICT4D learning workshop has been organized between these partners to encourage knowledge Sharing between projects.
The health programme in Ghana has three very divers large projects. CHAG, a large network organization, focuses on the implementation of HMIS and of e-learning in a nursing school. ACDEP has a focus on community health outreach via clinics with multi media materials and a mobile health programme for traditional birth attendants and on reproductive health information for adolescents. While SEND Foundation has developed a data collection and e-research system to monitor pro-poor policies in the 50 poorest districts of Ghana with a focus on health policies at the moment.
Since Ghana's growth doesn't reach every Ghanaian yet, our programme therefore focuses on the Northern part of the country in rural areas where exposure to ICT is still very low ...