Education  Ghana Project #56114

Empowering Girl Students in Ghana

by Alliance For African Women Initiative
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana
Empowering Girl Students in Ghana

Project Report | Jan 26, 2023
Talking with the students about Puberty

By Isla Leckie | Assistant

Presentation
Presentation

Objective: To increase knowledge on the topic of puberty amongst the school girls in our partner school in Adenkrebi.

Venue: Adenkrebi MA School, Ghana


Team: Naa (Field coordinator, AFAWI), Risata Kufuor (Intern) , Isla Leckie (Intern)

Present: Mr Nutsugah (Headmaster), Girls club leader, students

Absent: N/A

I. Procedure

- 11:00 AM - DEPARTURE: Departure of AFAWI Team from Adenta, Ghana to Adenkrebi, Ghana

- 12:30 AM – TEAM ARRIVAL - The AFAWI team arrived at Adenkrebi school and met the headmaster, girls club leader and a few other staff. We asked the girls club leaders if in the future they have any suggestions about topics of the talks that we would like to hear their ideas.

- 13:00 AM - 14:15 AM – TALK BEGINS: We re-introduced ourselves and then began the interactive talk on Puberty (see content summary below), which included a lot of excercises. The students were very interactive and answered all our questions. Isla collected footage to use for fundraising and social media.

- 14:15 AM - 14:30 AM – VISIT THE FARM: We inspected the nearby school farm, assessing the progress since our last visit the previous week.

- 14:30 AM - 15:30 AM – TRAVEL: The AFAWI team made their way to Accra.

 

II. Content Summary

- Aims of the training: 

  • Identify what adolescence is about and understand the physical changes involved
  • Understand why adolescent can experience emotional stress
  • Learning about the social implications and effects of maturation on adolescent girls

- Content: 

  • Meaning of adolescence
  • Physical changes during adolescence
  • Menstruation
  • Hygiene
  • Emotional Stress
Presentation
Presentation
Team
Team
Students
Students
Team
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Organization Information

Alliance For African Women Initiative

Location: Achimota Market-Accra, Ghana - Ghana
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @afawi?lang=en
Project Leader:
Philip Kwesi Agyei
Programme Co-Ordinator
Adenta, Accra , Ghana

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