Thirdway is an international volunteer-driven organization acting in Ghana, committed to the universality and indivisibility of human rights.
Thirdway envisions a society that promotes and realizes indivisible human rights, one that is aid-free and where local communities take responsibility for their own development. We want to pave a path which enables traditionally deprived and marginalized peoples to take control of their lives and exercise their right to a life of dignity.
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Die Sklaverei und die Schweiz - «Rassismus ist die DNA Europas» Kein Land denkt an Wiedergutmachung für die Sklaverei. Das soll sich ändern, fordert Soziologe Kehinde Andrews.
Not all of Ghana's children attend school -- but that doesn't mean they aren't learning There are about one million children not attending formal school in Ghana, but a programme in two small villages is a reminder that learning happens outside traditional classrooms too.
How Africa is tackling 'next generation' fears in academia Africa needs to develop a new generation of academics to drive the continent's teaching, learning, research and critical thinking into the future.
Participatory Development Associates Ltd - PDA Ghana Online - Why the media is a key dimension of global inequality WORLD Why the media is a key dimension of global inequality Tweet User Rating: 0 / 5Please Rate Every day, much of humanity now holds in its hands the means to connect and be connected across the world: to family, entertainment and the broadcasts of corporations, states and, increasingly, terroris...
Promising and promoting sustainability:But what happens when things go wrong? - Graphic Online - | 2016 Mining companies have been implementing sustainability-themed programmes for decades. They have long realised that their continued operations rely on the bui...
When development becomes a curse: displacements and destroyed livelihoods Mega development projects can have a positive impact. But there are risks. Between 2004 and 2013, some 3.4 million people were ‘physically and economically displaced’ by World Bank projects alone.
Prioritise skills development training — Technical universities urged - Graphic Online - | 2016 The Chairman of the African Union of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET), Dr George Afeti, has advised technical universities to place priorit...
Smaller African cities need sustainable energy intervention Sustainable energy is crucial for smaller African cities which are generally overlooked. These cities receive much less research and funding focus.
Proprietor praises Ghana’s education system Many students from Nigeria and other African countries studying in the country view teaching and learning in the country as a haven that assures excellent and continuous teaching and learning, Founder of Simon Page College of Marketing, said over the weekend. Mr Princewill Omoroguiwa, who was speaki...
What's holding back Ghana's progress in reducing maternal mortality Ghana's success in reduction in maternal deaths is being hampered by bad road infrastructure, female illiteracy, skills shortages and some local pastors.
Participatory Development Associates Ltd - PDA Ghana Online - Mental Heath Matters; The State of Mental Health in Ghana SOCIAL & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT NEWS Mental Heath Matters; The State of Mental Health in Ghana User Rating: 0 / 5Please Rate Ghana is famously known for its hospitality. However, our attitude as a society towards psycho-social patients (mental health patients) leaves little to be desired. Psychosocial…
"The rate of youth unemployment is worrisome in Africa. As a result the African youth is despaired and disillusioned and many of them have opted to leave the shores of the continent, at the peril of their lives, in the search for greener pastures elsewhere particularly in Europe through dangerous means. Every day many young people are losing their lives in the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean Sea in their attempt to illegally migrate."
How parenting in Ghana shapes sexist stereotypes Ghanaians believe that boys and girls should be raised very differently. This feeds into strongly defined traditional gender roles and ultimately leads to women having a lower social status.
Skills development essential to reducing youth unemployment - Graphic Online - | 2016 The Director of EKGS Culinary Institute, Mrs Efua Otua Goode Obeng Kyei, a private culinary training school based in Accra has urged government to harness th...
How schooling can save African girls from becoming child brides Education can be a powerful tool to stop the practice of child marriage. It empowers girls, and their success can ultimately boost their communities.
Street Migrant Children On The Rise In Ghana She stops by a motorbike or “Mahama Kambu” – the tricycle taxi in the Wa Municipality – she stretches one hand for money, and puts the other on her stomach – she says, “give me money to buy food”. Her dress covers the money bag tied to her waist line. Her name, “Amina”, 10, her complexion is Caucasi...
Widows deserve to enjoy human rights - Graphic Online - | 2016 'The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda with its pledge to leave no one behind has a particular resonance for widows who are among the most marginalised and...
The Ghanaian villages destroyed by climate change – in pictures The increasing pace of coastal and riverine erosion has swept away homes and livelihoods on the Ghana coast. Photographer Nyani Quarmyne visited the small fishing village of Totope, which was once three miles from the sea. It has now virtually disappeared
Gender Ministry equips youth with employable skills The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in collaboration with Youth Employment Agency has taken a giant step by empowering 200 youth including 10 persons with Disability(PWDS) with employable skills. The training was aimed at providing employable skills to disadvantaged youth which in...
Africa’s green energy challenge: Mega projects or off-grid? In sub-Saharan Africa, figuring out how to get electricity to 620 million people may need to be an all-of-the-above strategy.
"Without proper food, children are prone to stunted growth or are underweight for their age. And their schooling suffers, too: research has repeatedly shown that children struggle to learn when they are not properly fed and nourished."
Ghana's school feeding scheme is slowly changing children's lives Ghana's school feeding programme has reached millions of children in the past 11 years. It does important work, but needs more support to grow and become sustainable.
Crashed dreams: The ordeal of irregular migrants - Graphic Online - | 2016 Thirty-six-year-old Eric Opoku Ware left the shores of Ghana after his senior high school (SHS) education to seek greener pastures the hard way. Hoodwinked b...
Gridlock in West Africa: Accra's troubled attempts to tackle its traffic crisis In Ghana’s capital, cars, motorbikes and minibuses jostle for road space during a daily descent on the city centre. With air pollution killing thousands every year and Accra’s population set to double within 20 years, can the city find a solution?
Calls to intensify education on hygiene He lauded the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) for improved sanitation and increased access to water supply in low urban communities. Mr Duncan made the call when the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development marked the World Toilet Day with a durbar a...
Too much corruption, grinding everything to a halt. |Ghana business|Economy|Jobs|Markets|Technology| Interviews| Fashion | Business Day Ghana “Kalabule” is a loaded word in Ghana’s political history. It signifies the decade between 1972 and 1982 when our country seemed to be spiraling from crisis
Our mission is to research, and provide solutions to pressing environmental issues through youth empowerment and public education.
Leveraging powerful technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data and IoT, we build solutions that enable farmers to increase profit through efficient disease management
Youth Talk (YT) was established in October, 2006 on the campuses of Takoradi Polytechnic (Ghana) to design initiatives aimed at empowering the youth in Nation building.
A non governmental organization with focus on HIV treatment, psychosocial counseling Human Rights Advocacy program for marginalized communities
Stretcher Bearers Organisation (SBO) is a Christian outreach and humanitarian organisation. SBO exists primarily to advance the biblical ministry of support and encouragement and establish fellowships to promote and practice this biblical ministry.
Unique Elites Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization in Ghana, West-Africa. We provide help to the vulnerable and needy ones in rural and urban areas.
Access to Justice project, seeks to ensure the rights of all citizens through access to judicial mechanisms for obtaining redress 4 human right violations.
PFAG is an apex farmer based organization with membership in all ten regions in Ghana. Its vision is to provide a life of dignity for the peasant farmer.
We are an NGO that brings volunteers together to promote Autism awareness and also help improve lives of children living with Autism through technology.
COP - NFCDC (GH 922) is a christian based, NGO and a Children Ministry under the COP - New Fadama W/C in partnership with Compassion Int. (GH)
Building Christ centered communities and giving hope for the future.
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