Implement UN SDGs in Ghana's Local Communities

Implement UN SDGs in Ghana's Local Communities

  • Overview

    Vision / description

    To promote human values through advocacy and community outreach programs. For example, through the Girl Child Enhancement Program, basic non-formal and formal education are provided to children and adults, as well as skills training initiatives for vulnerable out-of-school youths in order to build a sustainable community with improved standards of living. The main aim will be to enhance their opportunities to realize their full potential and capabilities.

    Project objectives

    Provide for and support global ideas.

    Beneficiaries

    Rural communities, youth, and the less privileged.

    Current progress

    To accomplish the overall development of the youth, they are engaged in social services.


    Key Achievements

    1. Conducted baseline survey in 15 municipal and district assemblies
    2. Completed validation workshop
    3. Identified men and women in trade across the region from the informal sector
    4. Developed MOU with Trade Associations
    5. Payments made for entrance and graduation fee for 500 trainees
    6. 1000 JHS graduates Identified for absorption into SHS
    7. 100 SHS graduates Identified for admission into tertiary institutions
    8. 1000 JHS students and graduates from SHS

    Project URL

    http://www.unagh.org

    Sustainable Development Goals

    1. No poverty; 4. Quality education; 11. Sustainable cities and communities; 13. Climate action; 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions

    Partnership types of interest

    Advocacy of global issues; Project funding; Provision of services / personnel

    Regions / countries / territories

    Americas: 53 countries

    • Anguilla
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Argentina
    • Aruba
    • Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Bermuda
    • Bolivia
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • Cayman Islands
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Costa Rica
    • Cuba
    • Dominica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Easter Island (Chile)
    • Ecuador
    • El Salvador
    • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
    • French Guiana
    • Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
    • Greenland
    • Grenada
    • Guadeloupe (France)
    • Guatemala
    • Guyana
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Jamaica
    • Martinique
    • Mexico
    • Montserrat
    • Netherlands Antilles
    • Nicaragua
    • Panama
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Puerto Rico
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis
    • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Suriname
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • United States
    • Uruguay
    • Venezuela
    • Virgin Islands (British)
    • Virgin Islands (United States)

    Europe: 52 countries

    • Aland Islands (Finland)
    • Albania
    • Andorra
    • Austria
    • Azores
    • Belarus
    • Belgium
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Bulgaria
    • Channel Islands
    • Croatia
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Faeroe Islands
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Gibraltar
    • Greece
    • Holy See
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Isle of Man
    • Italy
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Madeira (Portugal)
    • Malta
    • Monaco
    • Montenegro
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Republic of Moldova
    • Romania
    • Russian Federation
    • San Marino
    • Serbia
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands (Norway)
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
    • Ukraine
    • United Kingdom

    Oceania: 26 countries

    • American Samoa
    • Australia
    • Cook Islands
    • Fiji
    • French Polynesia
    • Guam
    • Heard and McDonald Islands
    • Kiribati
    • Marshall Islands
    • Micronesia (Federated States of)
    • Nauru
    • New Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Niue
    • Norfolk Island
    • Northern Mariana Islands
    • Palau
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Pitcairn
    • Samoa
    • Solomon Islands
    • Tokelau
    • Tonga
    • Tuvalu
    • Vanuatu
    • Wallis and Futuna Islands

    Detailed location

    Volta Region
    Ghana West Africa

    Issue areas

    Climate Change; Education; Health; Human Rights; Indigenous Peoples; Peace; Principle 10; Water and Sanitation; Women's Empowerment; Youth

    Disasters

    Jul 2017 - Ghana: Ghana: Floods; Jun 2017 - China: China: Floods and Landslides

    Partners

    Existing partners

    Main contact: Adzomah Hawkins George
    Ghana Education Service

    Stakeholders consulted

    Civil Society groups

    Preferred partner organisation(s)

    Academic; Business Association Global; Company; Micro Enterprise; NGO Global; NGO Local; UN Entity

    Type of support needed

    Funding; Seed funding

    Collective Action
    • This initiative respects all dimensions of sustainable development.