Growing up Free (GUF)
The Growing Up Free (GUF) Project was a 4-year intervention undertaken under the Ghana Government and the USA Government Child Protection Compact, to strengthen national efforts at addressing child trafficking and other forms of modern-day slavery. INGH collaborated with Free the Slaves to implement the project. The first phase of the project came to term in September 2019
Following a successful implementation of the first phase, INGH received approval for an extension from October 2019 to March 2021. The second phase of the project seeks to respond to child trafficking and slavery through a holistic approach involving the establishment of functional community and district level anti-trafficking structures. INGH is working in 21 communities (11 old and 10 new communities) in the Volta, Central, Greater Accra and Eastern Region.
Promoting Adolescent Girls’ Safe Spaces (PASS)
International Needs Ghana, in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), implemented a 16-month intervention titled “Promoting Adolescent Girls’ Safe Spaces” (PASS) under the Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage.
The PASS project which ended in December 2019 was implemented in 12 communities in the Cape Coast Metropolis and Komenda-Edina Eguafo-Abrem Municipality. The project sought to contribute to girls fully enjoying their childhood free from the risk of marriage; Girls experience healthier, safer and more empowered life transitions when they are in control of their own destiny. The project was targeted at reaching 1,200 out of school adolescent girls in the 12 communities.
Safe and Protective Environment for Adolescent Development (SPREAD) Project
Safe and Protective Environment for Adolescent Development (SPREAD) Project is a 16-month intervention being implemented by International Needs Ghana (INGH) in partnership with UNICEF in fifty-five (55) communities within eleven (11) districts across three (3) regions in Ghana.
The goal of the project is to contribute to the reduction of adolescent pregnancy, abuse and exploitation at the community level by promoting a safe and protective environment for adolescent boys and girls.
The goal of the Education Program is to contribute to the holistic development of deprived children and the transformation of their communities. The program has five outcome areas namely; Education Outcome, Health and Physical development outcome, Spiritual development Outcome, Life Skills and Social development outcome, Infrastructure development outcome
The Health Unit of International Needs Ghana facilitates improved health of INGH programme communities and other deprived communities. This is done through a number of school-based and community preventive and curative health interventions such as medical outreaches and provision of potable water
One Bible One Child
The project seeks to reach out to children in our schools with the Word of God. Children in upper primary are given personal bibles, to help them in their spiritual growth.
INTEGRATED SCHISTOSOMIASIS CONTROL PROJECT
The Schistosomiasis Control Project seeks to contribute to a reduction in the schistosomiasis disease burden in Lasivenu, Dekpoe, Bla and Dikakope communities, through community engagements on the disease and the mass administration of praziquantel and albendazole medications
SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMME
The programme generally seeks to inculcate in the school children positive health habits that will contribute to improved health and educational outcomes
Ghana TVET Voucher Project
The project is an initiative of the Government of Ghana aimed at increasing access of master craft persons, workers and their apprentices to training vouchers for further training leading to skills development and productivity improvement.It aims at Improving access of apprentices, master craft persons and workers from informal and formally registered micro and small enterprises to technical and vocational education, Institutionally strengthening TVET stakeholders such as training institutes like the Centre for Empowerment and Enterprise Development (CEED), trade associations and COTVET among other things.