Past Projects


Learning in Senior High Schools amidst Covid19 pandemic

A micro project conducted by HAYTAFORD which covers data gathering related to awareness level, availability or otherwise of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and general readiness and persistence through covicd19 pandemic of selected senior High Schools in Upper West, Upper East and Savannah Regions. The outcomes feed into a national campaign. A regional level radio programmes are organised to deepen awareness and preparedness around covid19 and other crisis that may impact learning

Promoting gender responsive and sustainable support to GPEG

HAYTAFORD, supported by NNED and GIZ carried out activities under a project dubbed “Promoting Gender Responsiveness and Sustainable Support to the Ghana Partnership for Education Grant (PROGRESS - GPEG). The project focused on strengthening the capacity and attitude of education managers in managing resources particularly GPEG. The project created awareness on the need to prioritize girls' education, support needy girls and gender responsive school facilities. It was implemented in 3 districts namely Nadowli-Kaleo, Daffiamah-Bussie-Issah and Wa East

Promoting Transparency and Accountability in Education

Promoting Transparency and Accountability in Education (PTAE), an 18 month implemented by HAYTAFORD and NNED and funded by USAID. The project promoted transparency and accountability about capitation grant and GPEG. Key achievements included increased adherence to efficient utilization and management of Education resources in forty (40) communities and their schools in Upper West Region. The beneficiary Districts in the Upper West region include: Wa Municipal, Wa West, Jirapa, Lawra and Nandom Districts.

Improving learning outcomes for children through accountable School Report Card (SRC) process October, 2014 to June, 2015

One year project funded by UNICEF that improved the quality of basic education through the report cards system in selected basic schools in Wa East District. The project built the capacity of SMC/PTA and their district coalitions as well as DEOC members. These, were then supported to engage with schools to implement School Report Card meeting the minimum standards. SMC/PTA executives were sensitized and trained on SRC, importance of education and role of SMC/PTA in SRC and also how engage with schools to implement School Report Card

Improving Teacher Capacity for better Delivery (ITCD) 2011-2013

A three year project funded by Star–Ghana and in partnership with NNED. It contributed to more improvement in the quality of teaching and learning in 30 rural schools across Nadowli District and Wa Municipality of UWR. District Education Office of Nadowli and Wa Municipal Education Office developed comprehensive medium term inservice plans and these were expected to be incorporated into their District Assembly composite plans with budgets. Each Assembly also developed interest and worked with the district GES to market the inservice plans to potential funding organizations

Community Education Teaching Assistants Project of the National Youth Employment Programme April 2011 to June 2012

Supporting to improve the management and delivery of the Community Education Teaching Assistants’’ programme of National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP). A district task force was established which responsively oversaw the NYEP education component and as a result GES role in the NYEP became more visible in the governance and decision making. Through the project 298 community teachers in the Nadowli District who were recruited and never received any training were comprehensively trained.

Combating Hiv/Aids Through Active Involvement Of Religious Leaders (COHITIRL): 2012-2014

This was an HIV/AIDS project implemented in 5 communities Nadowli District in partnership with Christian Council of Ghana and Ghana Aids Commission. The project sensitized local churches and mosques on the need for local community members to voluntarily access VCT services and also to fight stigma and discrimination of persons affected by HIV. HAYTAFORD sensitized over 5,000 community members on HIV/AIDs, conducted voluntary counseling and testing for 712 persons. About 12 members of a Core Lobby team that HAYTAFORD formed were trained as HIV/AIDs educators and these in turn raised awareness among other stakeholders at zonal levels

Disability rights promotion 2007-2010

The project mobilized over 1000 persons with disability (PWDs), assembled and analyzed key policies and strategies on PWDs including the Disability Act, presented position papers on rights of PWDs to Assembly Common fund which led to the allocation of funds for PWDs in the 2008 Assembly supplementary budget. HAYTAFORD has also produced a report on status of PWDs in selected zonal councils in Nadowli district.