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The Gold Mine Industry in Ghana and its Public Health impacts

Posted by on November 1, 2016 at 1:41 pm

This report is a summary of several Public Health and Environmental impacts caused by the Gold Mine Industry in Ghana, focusing on Obuasi as the “gold town”. The report is based on scientific data, interviews, personal contact with local experts, etc. To read the complete report, please click here.

There is No Place for You Here

Posted by on November 1, 2016 at 12:15 pm

This documentary is about a young man called Daniel, who is working at the galamsey to provide for himself, dreaming of becoming a priest one day. SSF supported Daniel financially, which enabled him 2011 to start Senior High School. The documentary of 2011 (16 minutes) is directed by Elliott Balsley, Ravi Lloyd, Sam Price-Waldman, Haley [...]

In-School Programme in October 2016

Posted by on November 1, 2016 at 11:09 am

The in-school education on Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and screening (Otitis externa for School Children and Teachers) and sensitisation programme on HIV & AIDS prevention started in October 2016. So far, the programme took place in 6 Junior and Senior High School in Obuasi and was planned, implemented and evaluated by Adwoa Serwaa Bonsu, [...]

Disability is not Inability!

Posted by on November 1, 2016 at 10:33 am

The Conference of the Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) about the Strategic Planning Processes – Strengthening Organisation for Persons with Disability (OPWD) and Stakeholders Capacity in Organisational Development, took place at the Obuasi Municipal Assembly Conference Hall on the 14.10.2016. Please click here to read the detailed report.

New Support SSF Flyer

Posted by on October 17, 2016 at 1:38 pm

Please have a look at our new Support SSF Flyer! To see it full-screen, please click here. If you would like to support us as a volunteer, intern or financially with a donation, please click here.

The Launch of the Sample Minerals and Mining Bill

Posted by on September 15, 2016 at 2:58 pm

SSF was invited to attend the Launch of the Sample Minerals and Mining Bill at a conference organised by the Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM) in the Alisa Hotel in Accra on the 30th August 2016. Ambassador Elkanah Odembo (Country Director Care International in Ghana) launched the Sample Minerals and Mining Bill, [...]

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to target

Posted by on August 22, 2016 at 2:17 pm

The Social Support Foundation’s (SSF’s) Interventions (Programmes and Activities) center on eight out of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); Goal 1 – End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 3 – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote [...]

Sustainable Vocational Skills Development Centre – Phase 5

Posted by on August 18, 2016 at 1:57 pm

The Social Support Foundation (SSF), greatly welcomes financial support for our project!The project we need your financial support for targets Young People and Persons with Disabilities for our Sustainable Vocational Skills Development Project focusing on the following five clusters: Carpentry and joinery Block laying and masonry; Brick manufacturing and Brick laying; Plumbing and piping Draftsman [...]

Sustainable Vocational Skills Development Centre – Phase 4

Posted by on August 18, 2016 at 1:55 pm

The Social Support Foundation (SSF), greatly welcomes financial support for our project! The project we need your financial support for targets Young People and Persons with Disabilities for our Sustainable Vocational Skills Development Project focusing on the following five clusters: Carpentry and joinery Block laying and masonry; Brick manufacturing and Brick laying; Plumbing and piping [...]

Sustainable Vocational Skills Development Centre – Phase 3

Posted by on August 18, 2016 at 1:53 pm

The Social Support Foundation (SSF), greatly welcomes financial support for our project! The project we need your financial support for targets Young People and Persons with Disabilities for our Sustainable Vocational Skills Development Project focusing on the following five clusters: Carpentry and joinery Block laying and masonry; Brick manufacturing and Brick laying; Plumbing and piping [...]