“Amanda’s Story – A Teenager’s Story from Nsawam and Suhum” is now available for download for Windows, macOS and Android
“Amanda’s story” is to be a gamified information video that follows “Amanda”, a virtual female youngster of 16 years, on her various steps from having sex with a former neighbor, to being afraid of being pregnant, on to being pregnant, to communicating within the family to making the decision on how to go on, while involving the potential father. Key idea is to provide reliable information on every step of the script. This information involves both medical and social content that is mostly taken from the well-respected Marie Stopes Ghana – website (https://www.mariestopes.org.gh). It also comprehends addresses of municipal services and counseling agencies of CSOs in Nsawam and Suhum and other local contact points that might be helpful.
The video will try to include information on current preventive measures and practices available in the districts, like sex education to parents and their wards through, Radio and Television health talks, ward education and ANC/PNC visits sharing of maternal and child health records booklets to pregnant mothers, formation of Adolescent Health Corners in the various health facilities in the districts, School Health Services, and the provision or offering of modern family planning commodities. Please find the Windows, macOS and Android versions for Nsawam and Suhum below.
The Centre for Planning and Evaluation of Social Services (ZPE), University of Siegen, (Germany) in collaboration with the Nsawam-Adoagyiri and Suhum Municipal Assemblies is organizing a one-day stakeholder meeting in Nsawam to discuss the implementation and sustainability procedures of the suggested FACIL-ICT project results. In attendance will include the under-listed officials from the Nsawam-Adoagyiri and Suhum Municipal Assemblies.
- The municipal coordinating director (MCD) – Nsawam
- The municipal coordinating director (MCD) – Suhum
- The district planning officer – Nsawam & Suhum
- The MIS officer – Nsawam & Suhum
- The social welfare coordinator – Nsawam & Suhum
- The community development officer – Nsawam & Suhum
- The community health officer – Nsawam & Suhum
- A community-based organization (CSO) – Nsawam & Suhum
- A representative of PLWDs – Nsawam & Suhum
The Centre for Planning and Development of Social Services (ZPE) is organizing a two-day co-design workshop on 2nd-3rd December 2022 at the Fab-Lab University of Siegen, Germany. The workshop aims at creating concrete solutions for digital platforms and other ICT-based applications to improve communication between local government functionaries and community members in Ghanaian rural communities. As a follow-up to the previous workshop in Nsawam, Ghana on 28 Sept. 2022 the event refers to four thematic areas: Youth, Health, Disability, and Citizen participation to develop a web-based or interactive medium of communication, e.g., FAQ system, generic and localized information tools, E-Mail counseling, direct expert counseling, chat rooms, self-assessment systems, quiz, games, etc. Accordingly, the workshop will be virtually joined by Ghanaian experts from the partner districts of Nsawam-Adoagyiri and Suhum in Ghana.
Venue: Conference Hall of Country Lodge – Nsawam
The Centre for Planning and Evaluation of Social Services (ZPE), University of Siegen, (Germany) in collaboration with the Nsawam-Adoagyiri and Suhum Municipal Assemblies is organizing a two-day workshop to co-create practical suggestions that are compatible with local structures for more innovative ways of improving communication between the Municipal Assembly and Community Members through Information Communication Technology (ICT).
In attendance will include the under-listed officials from the Nsawam-Adoagyiri and Suhum Municipal Assemblies.
- Municipal Coordinating Director
- Social welfare and Community Development officer
- Development Planning officer
- Municipal ICT coordinator
- Municipal Health officer
- Municipal LEAP coordinator/Disability common fund desk officer
- CSOs (Community-Based Civil Society Organizations)
- Ghana Federation of Disability (GFD)
Studentische Erfahrungen mit empirischer Forschung in ländlichen Regionen Ghanas für Bachelorarbeiten im Studiengang Soziale Arbeit
Wann : Mittwoch 11. Mai 2022, 16 – 18 Uhr
Wo : ZPE-Besprechungsraum (H C 7329)
Wer : Max Münker, Leon Negraßus, Lina Pieper, Sümeyra Sarikoc.
Was: in den vergangenen Monaten haben vier Studierende jeweils 14-tägige Forschungsaufenthalte in den ghanaischen Distrikten Suhum und Nsawam absolviert und dabei zahlreiche Interviews mit Jugendlichen dazu geführt. Von Interesse war die Frage, wie Smartphones und Handys genutzt werden und welche Bedeutung diese Geräte im Alltag der befragten Jugendlichen haben. Die Aufenthalte wurden im Rahmen des ZPEForschungsprojekts FACIL-ICT Ghana finanziert und von örtlichen Kooperationspartner begleitet. Bei den Interviews wurden die Siegener Studierenden von den örtlichen Sozialdiensten unterstützt. Dadurch erhielten sie wichtige Zugänge zu Interviewpartner*innen auch in kleineren Dörfern und konnten in vielerlei Hinsicht wertvolle Erfahrungen machen. Diese Erfahrungen sollen bei der Veranstaltung vorgestellt und im Hinblick auf weitere mögliche Aufenthalte anderer Studierender ausgewertet werden.
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