Archive for Category: Social

 CO-OPERATIVE COCOA FARMERS AND MARKETING UNION LIMITED

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNIT    INTRODUCTION Community Development is a Unit under the Department of Social Welfare and Community Development charged with the responsibility of facilitating the enhancement of the living standards of communities in Ghana. 8.0 PROGRAMMES UNDERTAKEN FOR THE QUARTER The Unit during the quarter under review carried...

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JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION

Activities that are carried out under this programme include:  Court work, writing and submission of Social Enquiry Reports. The Department works with the Juvenile/Family Tribunal on cases that are brought to the Court. There were twelve (12) sittings during the quarter under review. Eighteen (18) cases were handled...

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PRISON AFTERCARE 

This report covers the services that were undertaken by the Department of Social Welfare in collaboration with the Ghana Prisons Service and affiliated stakeholders to offer assistance to prison inmates and handle Juvenile cases. The objective is to provide assistance to juveniles in terms of proper rehabilitation, reformation,...

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 87TH CYCLE LEAP PAYMENT   PROGRAM

87th cycle LEAP payment was done in all the LEAP communities from 6th to 8th December, 2023.  Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) still stand at six hundred and thirty-six (636) in twenty-one (21) communities in the Municipality. Find below the details; Total Allocation (LEAP) Gh₵98,376 Total...

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MONITORING OF BENEFICIARIES OF DISABILITY FUND

The monitoring of beneficiaries of  Disability fund for the year 2022 was undertaken during the fourth quarter 2023. As per the Guidelines for the Disbursement and Management of the District Assembly Common Fund Allocation to Persons with Disability (2010), the NCPD, GFD Committee, District Assembly and Department of...

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REPORT DETAILS / PROGRAM PERFORMANCE

To achieve the Department’s objectives, the under listed programs were pursued at the hospital during the quarter under review. During this quarter, Ninety-one (91) cases were handled. Out of this number, fifty-nine (59) male and thirty-two (32) female clients were attended to. The breakdown is  as follows...

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CHILD AND FAMILY WELFARE

The activities carried out under this programme includes; inspection of Akwadum Orphanage Home, inspection of day care centers, handling of maintenance cases, handling case work with families   and collection of Maintenance fee on behalf of   clients. 5.2 INSPECTION OF DAY CARE CENTERS The Children Act, Act 560 of...

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ACTIVITIES OF NON-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS (N.P.Os.)

The Department  in partnership with Aid Trust Foundation – an NPO, extended its optical services to persons living with disability and their caregivers in the Municipality. This is to ensure that social services are extended to the vulnerable to ensure improved living standards. In all fifty-eight (58) individuals benefited...

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COMMUNITY CARE

The Department is mandated to monitor the activities of Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs), support the less privileged through the LEAP cash transfer programme and 3% Disability Fund disbursement. It is also responsible for the general administration of the LEAP programme from targeting to enrolment and cash transfer. The objective was...

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HOSPITAL WELFARE

This report covers the services that were undertaken by the Department of Social Welfare in collaboration with the St. Joseph Hospital, Effiduase – Koforidua to clients who needed them for their existence. These services embodied the Core Programs of the Department in the hospital environment for the survival...

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