CALL FOR APPLICATION

Artisans Association of Ghana and Participatory Development Associates invite qualified professionals to apply for the position of Consultant to the Young Female Businesses for Growth (YoFeB-4G) Project. The project aims to mentor, and train young female artisans in Ghana’s construction industry to formalize their businesses.     Description/Role The consultant will: Lead the development of…

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6th Annual Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Child Protection

Participatory Development Associates (PDA) cordially invites you to a webinar on child labor in Ghana. Throughout the year, these webinars have showcased the knowledge and expertise of our personnel based on two decades of PDA’s work to generate quality findings and evidence towards strengthening economic development processes, policymaking and the design of development programmes/interventions in…

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FINEDEV Endline Evaluation

PDA and Bath SDR are evaluating Global Affairs Canada’s five-year multi-million funding to Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans (SASL) for enterprise growth and development. Dubbed Financial Inclusion for Enterprise Development (FINEDEV), the project was expected to strengthen SASL’s capacity to provide enterprise loans to small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) that are unable to access credit…

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IPO Baseline Assessment – Inception Phase

PDA has been contracted by the Mastercard Foundation as the Impact Partner Organisation (IPO) for its Young Africa Works (YAW) strategy implementation in Ghana. As IPO, PDA is working to track the Foundation’s impact in agriculture, innovations and across the entire Ghanaian economy, particularly job creation and entrepreneurial opportunities for young people. Currently, PDA is…

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ACU – 2022 Quarter 2 Updates

The Advocacy and Communications Unit has had a fruitful second quarter of the year. Below is an update on our activities:   Job Readiness Training The ACU carried out a project under WEE-NORTH with the Alinéa Foundation. The goal of the project was to provide a curriculum, content and facilitation strategies for Job Readiness training…

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CHILD LABOR REMEDIATION PROJECT – 2022 Quarter 2 Updates

INTRODUCTION During the quarter under review, the Child Labor Remediation team carried out new activities and managed some ongoing activities. Key amongst them were conducting a needs assessment, distribution of educational materials, community sensitization, procurement and distribution of birth certificates, phonics by phone training, and the formation of VSLA groups. Over the past three months,…

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VSLA – 2022 Quarter 2 Updates

Here are the updates from the second quarter of our VSLA initiatives:   VSLA-CHILD PROJECT The VSLA-CHILD Project is in partnership with Beyond Beans and is a child labour remediation initiative that aims to tackle child labour in cocoa-producing communities through a community-driven approach. It also seeks to increase farmers’ access to microcredit, improve their…

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