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25.Jun.15 Voice Ghana starts work as BasicNeeds social franchisee

We are pleased to announce that Voice Ghana, our first social franchisee in Ghana, has now started work as part of a major project supported byGrand Challenges Canada (funded by the Government of Canada) to scale-up community based mental health care and support in East and West Africa.

18.May.15 MMDA’s to include PWDs in Medium Term Development Plans

Monday 30th March, 2015 12:44 pm

MMDA’s in the Volta Region have been charged to redirect their focus on social protection and improving the standard of living for People Living with Disability (PWD) in the Assemblies.

18.May.15 Planners Made to Experience Disability at Workshop

 

DAILY GRAPHIC – 23rd April 2015

By: Shirley Asiedu-Addo, Elmina


Planning Officers attending a workshop on disability were blindfolded for minutes to enable them experience disability at firsthand.

18.May.15 Participation of the disabled in politics to improve - Voice-Ghana

Ho, April 13, GNA - A project initiated in the Volta Region in 2012 to draw people with disabilities into political events is likely to shake-off apathy of the disabled towards politics in Ghana in the coming years.

18.May.15 Planning Officers trained on Development Planning for Persons with Disabilities

 

 

DAILY GRAPHIC - Tuesday, 31st March, 2015

By George Folley, Koforidua

 

VOICE GHANA, a non - governmental organisation in partnership with the Local Governance Network (LOGNet) and the Ghana Anti - Corruption Coalition (GACC) is implementing a project that seeks to ensure that Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) mainstream key components of Article 28 of the Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities into their development plans and budgets.

13.Mar.15 Local development plans omit needs of PWDs - Report

Accra , March 05, GNA - Pressing needs of persons with disability are largely excluded from the medium term development plans of metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs), Voice Ghana, a local non-governmental organsiation, has said in a report.

13.Mar.15 Advocacy is indispensable tool for development - EU Ambassador

Ho, Feb 27, GNA – Ambassador William Hanna, Head of European Union Delegation to Ghana, on Thursday observed that advocacy and education were indispensable tools for societal development anywhere, including Ghana.

13.Mar.15 Empower people living with disabilities- EU Ambassador to Ghana

The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Ghana William Hanna has called  

Voice Ghana for an empowering and inclusion of people living with disabilities in the society in order to commit their full potentials to national development. He observed that the inclusion and the empowerment of People Living with Disabilities (PWD) is a prerequisite for harnessing a thorough human resource potentials for every nation. He said such countries would churn out PWD’s that are more resourceful and persistent in their endeavors Mr William Hanna who was visibly impressed with the activities of VOICE-Ghana, encouraged civil society organizations and the media to open discussions in solving some pressing issues in the society - See more at:http://www.citifmonline.com/2015/03/02/empower-people-living-with-disabilities-eu-ambassador-to-ghana/#sthash.SP4grQmd.Tsv1fXP8.dpuf

25.Feb.15 People with Disabilities join March Local Elections Contest

Fourteen Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), eight males and six females, have filed to contest District Assembly Elections in the Agortime-Ziope and Adaklu districts in the Volta Region in March.

05.Nov.14 STAR-Ghana commends NGO for staying focused

Ibrahim-Tanko Amidu, Project Manager of Strengthening Transparency Accountability and Responsiveness (STAR)-Ghana, Tuesday commended Voice of People with Disabilities (Voice)-Ghana, for the resolutely staying within project objectives.

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