All Girls In School

All Girls in School

WHW seeks to establish Girls Clubs in both Junior & Senior High Schools, Provide ARHS in the selected High Schools and also establish scholarships for brilliant but needy girls for SHS education
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SUCCESS STORY: A STITCH IN TIME

Daniel Osei Bonsu is a 14-year-old boy resident of the Wawase in the Afigya Kwabre district of the Ashanti region in Ghana. Daniel, a junior high school student of the local Roman Catholic School registered with the  Women’s Health to Wealth (WHW) Boys’ Club program in May 2018. The program  trains adolescent boys to attain […]

[PHOTOS]: Girls Leadership Camp 2018 (12th – 18th August 2018)

SUCCESS STORY: INITIATIVE

Between December 2015 and May 2016, WHW Girls Clubs members were given fruit trees to nurture as a way of learning how to be responsible and responsive to issues that affect their lives. Girls Club members were taught to consider and represent the fruit trees as their dreams and therefore were tasked to always reflect […]

Highlights of The Quiz and Crafts Session – Girls’ Leadership Camp 2017

The Quiz     Arts & Crafts Session  

Presentation of Awards – Girls’ Leadership Camp 2017 (In Pictures)

Presentation of Awards                    

Effective Communication Talk – Girls’ Leadership Camp 2017 (In Pictures)

Effective Communication Speaker: Rev V. Acquaah

Girls’ Leadership Camp 2017 In Pictures (Part I)

Morning Exercise Session       Field Trip (Kumasi City Mall)  

Girls’ Clubs: The bridge from better health to finishing school

Keeping girls in school can sometimes be as simple as giving a girl a routine blood test, or as complex as rescuing a teenager from a violent home. In the impoverished urban settings where WomenStrong International works, we clearly see every day the direct link between health and education among the adolescent girls who are […]

Girls Leadership Camp

WHW is organizing its first ever leadership camp for  56 girls and 11 facilitators drawn from 18  out of the 36 WHW Girls Clubs in schools in the Atwima Nwabiagya, Afigya Kwabre, Bosomtwe and Kwabre East districts of the Ashanti Region. The seven day workshop starts on Monday August 7 and ends on Sunday August […]

REPORT ON VICTORIA ASAMOAH; WOMEN’S HEALTH TO WEALTH GIRLS’ CLUB MEMBER AT PIASE D/A JHS.

The Women’s Health to Wealth (WHW) is an organisation committed to the health and education of girls in first and second cycle institutions within the Ashanti Region. To achieve this, Girls’ Club program was instituted. There are currently thirty-six (36) girls’ clubs in the Atwima Nwabiagya, Afigya Kwabre, Kwabre East and Bosomtwe Districts in the […]

Bare or Covered?

By  Akosua Afriyie Boakye This is an ambiguous phrase that calls to mind many scenarios; the good, bad and ugly…. making one wonder exactly what is meant or was meant by its user. In the case of Akua Blessing, a form one student of Amanchia District Authority Junior High School in the Atwima Nwabiagya district […]

[PHOTOS] Dental Screening at JHS Girls Club

[PHOTOS] Construction of Toilet for Adwumakaase – Kese

[PHOTOS] ARHF at Adventist Girls SHS

[PHOTOS] Adolescent Reproductive Health Forum at Antoa Senior High School

Using Girls’ Clubs to Improve Literacy in the Ashanti Region

Female literacy is one of the key interventions pursued by Women’s Health to Wealth (WHW) to help transform the lives of women and girls in our areas of operation in Ghana’s Ashanti region. Currently, middle school (here, junior high) is the highest level of educational attainment for fully half of the girls in WHW’s area, […]

“Be a Strong Girl — Know the Facts!” Girls at Simms Senior High Learn More About Reproductive Health

On the 55th anniversary of Ghana’s Republic Day on July 1, 2015, Women’s Health to Wealth used this public holiday to hold the first in its series of Adolescent Reproductive Health Fora (ARHF) for female students of the Simms Senior High School in the Kwabre East district of the Ashanti Region. The theme for the […]

Girls’ Clubs: Why We’re Here

Mary Dufie, 14, is a Grade 7 pupil at Worakose Junior High School and a member of the WHW Girls’ Club in the Ashanti region’s Bosomtwe district. Mary (not her real name) is the only girl in her family, born between her two male siblings. Mary’s parents operate a drinking bar where the top-selling drink […]

Getting Teenage Mothers Back To School

Every year a girl stays in school can increase in her future income by 10 percent, and when women earn more, they are more likely than men to spend the money on food, health, family and education. But there are many obstacles to overcome in keeping girls in school. In the Kwabre East District of […]

Building Confidence Through Team Sport: A Girls’ Clubs Football Match

Regular exercise by adolescents is known to promote physical fitness, reduce stress and improve classroom performance. Team sports in particular enhance adolescents’ social and psychological development, including confidence, goal-setting and leadership: all critical to developing strong, healthy, empowered young women, a primary goal of Women’s Health to Wealth and its partner organization WomenStrong International. With […]

Challenges in Getting Girls’ Club Underway

Following our training of our new Girls’ Club facilitators Girls’ Club meetings in all 10 junior high schools began in earnest in the second week of June 2015, once they had been supplied with writing supplies and other materials by Women’s Health to Wealth. As of end-June, the 10 Clubs had a total membership of […]

Adolescent Reproductive Health Fora for Girls of Senior High Schools

  Introduction Sexual expression is an essential component of healthy human development (Freud, Maslow et al as cited by Zimbardo 1992). However when this expression happens in an unguided manner in young adolescents, the result is the high rates of pregnant teens and teen moms. The high and unacceptable rates of teenage pregnancy of 99 […]

Girls and their “Red Days”

The health of women of all ages is an essential need for sustainable urban development. Research among adolescent girls has shown the importance of education and emotional support in girls’ understanding that the onset of menstruation is a healthy and hopeful part of growing up. In Akan society, the transition of a girl into womanhood, […]