Projects

Major Projects and Activities implemented in relation to education and other community projects in the last five years:

  • Currently, since 2005 up to date, PAPADEV has been partnering IBIS West Africa to implement a Complementary Education Programme for 8-14 years old out-of-school children and HIV & AIDS Project initially in the Sawla-Tuna- Kalba District for 13 Vagla and 15 Brifor communities. As well as School governance, girl child education and HIV & AIDS Education programmes in Bole and STKD.
  • In 2012, PAPADEV with funding from STAR-GHANA implemented an Election 2012 project aimed at empowering 30 remote communities particularly persons with disabilities, the aged and other vulnerable groups to come out to vote massively and correctly in peace. ($50,000.00).
  • In 2011/2012, PAPADEV implemented a project on promoting and sustaining efficient fuelwood production and alternative livelihood in Communities in Bole and S-T-K Districts and promotion of fuel efficient Stoves. With funding from EPA/GEMP & CIDA   
  • PAPADEV has also collaborated with Concern Universal and SIMAVI ( a Nerthrlands NGO to implement a Reproductive health and HIV/AIDS Programme in boarder communities in the Bole District since 2008-2010 at (Euro 68,300.00).
  • From 2006-2008 PAPADEV animated over 60 communities and WATSAN committees in the West and Central Gonja Districts on the community ownership and management of water and sanitation facilities provided them. Also trained WATSAN Committees to effectively lead their communities in safe water and sanitation management, through funding by the EU-Rural Water and Sanitation Project.
  • In 2008 PAPADEV provided community education and training in the construction and management of 50 house-hold latrines in the Galzegu community in the Tamale Metro Assembly. This was funded by Rotary Club of Tamale and Rotary International.
  • PAPADEV has also worked with Africa 2000 Network in 2009 on Alternate livelihood or poverty alleviation programmes to animate and provide credit facilities and corn mills to communities.
  • From January 2000 – March 2004, PAPADEV collaborated with ISODEC and Save the Children’s Fund (UK) on a Reproductive Health Programme including HIV/AIDS campaigns in seven pilot communities in the Bole District. The organization has used Video shows and local drama troupe for its sensitization programme.
  • PAPADEV collaborated with IFAD/SADEP from 1997 – 1999 to provide credit to 53 women’s groups in 33 communities in the Bole District.  The beneficiary women were trained in small business management, group dynamics and income generation before the grant of loans.  About 40 young girls were also trained in alternative income generation including batik, tie and dye and confectionery and soap making.
  • From January 2000 – March 2004, PAPADEV collaborated with ISODEC and Save the Children’s Fund (UK) on a Reproductive Health Programme including HIV/AIDS campaigns in seven pilot communities in the Bole District. The organization has used Video shows and local drama troupe for its sensitization programme.
  • PAPADEV collaborated with IFAD/SADEP from 1997 – 1999 to provide credit to 53 women’s groups in 33 communities in the Bole District.  The beneficiary women were trained in small business management, group dynamics and income generation before the grant of loans.  About 40 young girls were also trained in alternative income generation including batik, tie and dye and confectionery and soap making.
  • The organization collaborated with UNDP-GEF/Small Grants to undertake Conservation Education in 20 communities fringing the Mole and Bui National Parks within the Bole District.  The project which commenced since November 1999 and ended in March 2003.
  • In year 2002, PAPADEV also completed another contract with the Village Infra- structural Project (VIP) to animate twelve (12) communities in Bole District to own and manage Water and Sanitation facilities provided.
  • From 2001 to 2004, PAPADEV animated over 48 communities and assisted them in the formation and training  of 42 WATSAN committee in the Tolon-Kumbungu, Savelugu-Nanton and Tamale Districts for the Rotary Club of Tamale hand-dug wells project.

From 1997 to 1999 PAPADEV served as a Partner Organization and executed three contracts on Community Water and Sanitation.  During this period PAPADEV Staff animated over 57 communities in the former Bole District in the community ownership and management of Water and sanitation facilities provided.  Water and Sanitation Committees (WATSAN) were formed and trained in each community, education on good hygiene and sanitation practices were undertaken.

  •   In 1998 – 1999 through the project phases 2 and 3 PAPADEV promoted the

       construction of over 110 house-hold VIP latrines in the Bole and Sawla Districts.                                These projects were sponsored by the IDA through World Bank and GOG and

           implemented by the CWSA.

All these projects and activities have provided PAPADEV staff with relevant community entry, animation and training skills and experiences as well as a good knowledge of the culture of the people and the geography of the districts at large.

New areas of interest include: Animation and training of communities and schools in I-WASH Programmes and Community-led total sanitation (CLTS) and provision of household latrines.

Papadev Bole Office