NEWS LETTERS & HEADLINES

RECFAM has started educational program that identifying migrants’ skills for the development of their country. The program will also piloting the registration of migrants in selected communities to better protect them during crisis. This initiative started after the multi-stakeholders’ crisis coordination capacity building workshop on Partners in Preparedness in Accra, Ghana: supporting evidence-based approach for effective and cooperative state action, Migrants In Countries In Crisis (MICIC) sponsored by EU and implemented by ICMPD, IOM, NADMO and other stakeholders.

RECFAM is partnering with a Network of African Organizations for Migration and Development (NAOMID) that focalizes to contribute to the efforts of African Governments, inter-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and migrant-led community projects to harness migrants’ technical, entrepreneurial, financial, and human/social resources to promote national and transnational development of Africa. The network is Identifying innovative sustainable development projects/ideas for replication in other migrants’ communities within African countries as alternatives www.naomid.org

RECFAM Produces Organic and Biodegradable Sanitary Pads – PRIDE Pads – out of banana/plantain fibers for rural schoolgirls/women who lack access to proper menstrual hygiene products. www.pridepadghana.org

Pride Sanitary Pads won SAG-SEED Award in 2017 – an annual Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies sponsored by European Union and supported by UNNDP and others. Click for more https://www.seed.uno/enterprise-profiles/recfam-pride-pads and more to download report https://seed.uno/articles/enterprise-briefs/enterprise-brief-recfam-pride-pads

Pride Sanitary Pads won SAG-SEED Award in 2017 – an annual Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally led start-up eco-inclusive enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies sponsored by European Union and supported by UNNDP and others. Click for more https://www.seed.uno/enterprise-profiles/recfam-pride-pads and more to download report https://seed.uno/articles/enterprise-briefs/enterprise-brief-recfam-pride-pads.

Child & early forced marriages in Volta Region, Ghana

5 girls aged between 10 & 15yrs rescued by RECFAM from forced marriage

RECFAM call for collaboration between the district assemblies, civil society organisations and the various public institutions to joins to fight child marriage http://citifmonline.com/2015/11/18/cso-joins-district-assemblies-to-fight-child-marriage/