Kekeli Health Education Program – GHANA

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Author’s Name
Dada Daneshananda
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Project director name: Sanskrit / Legal Dada Daneshananda / Tor Bjornsen
Project location: Village, Sub-district, District, Province, Country Village: Mafi – Seva and surrounding communities, about 28 communities so far, Sub-district: -, District: North Tongu, Province: Volta Region, Country: Ghana, AM Sector: Nairo
Project type: Disaster Relief/ Development Project Development Project
Project accomplishments 1. Training of 28 women as Kekeli women, village health promoters. 2. 100 page health education manual compiled and translated into local language
Project lessons learned 1. Necessary to train local people to do the education. 2. Best to focus on women while doing health education. 3. health education is effective and low budget
Project needs currently: human, in-kind, cash Human: trainers able to give women’s leadership classes, that is adopted to the African village. In-kind: education materials, visuals. Cash: minimal
Project support sources Private donations, volunteers through Kids Worldwide and other sources
Project director’s contact: email and tel number(s) Email:,, Phone: +233-21-666-746, Mobile: +233-24-518-9086
Document large ver. in FTP? No
Project Sector: Education / Sanitation etc. Health Education
Project starting date Feb 2005
Project staff: No. Staff (Paid/Volunteer) Paid: -, Volunteer: Emperor and Bernice.
Project expenses (yearly) Low budget, 2007, we have spent less than USD 2,000
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:42 am
Community health education – Main component training of women as village health promoters, they are known as Kekeli women, other component training of TBA’s (Traditional Birth Attendants), sex education in the secondary schools, hygiene and sanitat