Ghana Registers 557 New NGOs

Cynthia Mamle Morrison

A complete of 557 new non-governmental businesses (NGOs) have been registered in from 2018 to date.

Minister of Gender, Youngsters and Social Safety, Cynthia Morrison, created this identified to the media on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

She was presenting the Gender Ministry’s programmes achievements and problems from 2018 to date.

She famous that the present 736 NGOs have their certificates renewed and are adhering to standards.

According to her, 64 prospective adoptive mom and dad have been declared qualified and suited to adopt children.

The Minister extra that 63 adoption purposes have been processed out of which 47 ended up granted approval.

“Three thousand, 8 hundred and fifty-7 (3,857) youngsters in federal government and private household households offered with treatment, instruction and counselling across the nation to make their existence meaningful. Also, 38 Household Houses for
Young children have been accredited,” she reported.

Social Defense

She unveiled that the Ministry in its efforts to sensitise the normal public on social protection concerns organised 23 neighborhood dialogues at Agona West and Tano North Municipalities and Communities.

More than 10,000 folks ended up engaged, she said, including that, in addition, engagement classes ended up held with spiritual and classic leaders in 13 locations.

The Ministry, she mentioned, in collaboration with the Ministry of Area Government and Rural Progress, has designed and commenced the implementation of the Ghana Effective Safety Internet venture, (a successor job to the Ghana Social Opportunity Undertaking) as a critical social safety programme to give assistance to the exceptionally weak.
“A communication strategic system has been made and getting carried out to guarantee the help and acquire-in from all stakeholders like Ministries, Departments and Agencies as nicely as Metropolitan, Municipal, and Districts Assemblies,” the Minister famous.

She included that “it is critical to take note that a effective and financial inclusion ingredient of the Ghana Productive Safety Internet venture recognised as the Complimentary Livelihood Asset Aid Scheme (Class) was designed to offer sustainable cash flow earning options for the beneficiaries of Social Defense interventions.”

In addition, she discussed that in the implementation of the One Window Situation Administration Procedure / Helpline of Hope in the period of time less than review, 635 instances were being recorded out of which 532 instances have been settled.

A lot more than 600 social welfare officers in Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies have been properly trained in the management of the method, she reported.


Below the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme, 3 cycles of funds grant payments to LEAP beneficiaries (58th, 59th & 60th) have been manufactured to a total of 1,428,460 exceptionally inadequate beneficiaries, she disclosed.

“The 61st cycle payment has just started. To assure powerful and effective implementation of the programme, suggestions for LEAP Procedure Money Computation has been reviewed and is operational. An Digital Reporting module developed and remaining piloted in 3 (3)
Districts,” she mentioned.

University Feeding

The School Feeding Programme at the moment delivers just one hot and healthy meal for 2,663,134 pupils in 8,683 general public essential faculties, she explained.

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