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September 30, 2016

Partnership for progress

30/09/2016 Today, we celebrate the partnership-working arrangement between Children of Potentials International and Centre for Children’s Affairs Malawi (CEAF). This forms part of the two organisations’ desire to reach and support disadvantage children everywhere to grow into a confident and independent adulthood. Signing off the memorandum of understanding for his […]
January 27, 2016

Ghana Update: Over half of pupils can’t read

A recent research conducted across the country in various schools particularly at the lower primary levels indicates that about 51 percent of the pupils cannot read in both English language and the other local dialects. Only two percent of the research respondents can, however, read to understand and answer questions […]
October 5, 2015

Under-five malaria fatality rate drops in Ghana

The rate of fatality of malaria cases among Ghanaian children under-five years of age has dropped from 14.4 per cent in 2000 to 0.6 per cent in 2012. This means that, for every 1,000 children under-five admitted to hospital with malaria, 850 survived in 2000 while in 2012, the number […]
October 1, 2015

Students join the fight against malaria

Students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) have joined forces with the African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN) to eliminate malaria in Ghana. The move is to widen the platform for advocacy communication towards the elimination of the disease. A seven-member student executive to steer the affairs of […]
October 1, 2015

68% of primary 6 pupils can’t read

A survey conducted by World Vision Ghana has revealed that only 32 percent of children who have completed primary six in the West Gonja District are able to read and write with comprehension. This abysmal performance falls below the national average of 35.3 percent that government and other development partners […]
April 25, 2014

World Malaria Day, 25 April 2014

Invest in the future. Defeat malaria Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality rates by 42% globally and 49% in Africa. Increased political commitment and expanded funding have helped to reduce malaria incidence by 25% globally, and 31% […]
February 24, 2013

Mosquitoes becoming immune to repellent

A study by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine shows that one of the most commonly used insect repellents worldwide,commonly known as DEET, seems to be losing its potency against mosquitoes. Although DEET has been shown to be extremely effective, recent studies have revealed that certain […]
January 28, 2013

Ghana -one million children out of school

Challenging Heights, a child rights advocacy organisation in Ghana, is warning of a “very bleak” future for about one million Ghanaian children who are out of school. According to Challenging Heights, the children, aged between five and 15, could be found across the country selling on the streets or engaging […]
March 1, 2012

Presentation Ceremony

March 2012 A donation of assorted books, pens & pencils, school uniforms and sports  equipment have been made by Children of Potentials (this charity) to Adzentem Primary School in the Gomoa-East District in the Central Region of Ghana. The donations formed part of this charity’s mission to facilitate and enrich […]
December 18, 2011

Many children still out of School despite Government’s interventions

Koforidua,Ghana -GNA The Eastern Regional Multi sector committee on Children has expressed worry that despite the manyinterventions by government to enable all children to have access to education, many of them are still out of school in the region. The committee said with the implementation of the capitation grant, school […]

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