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community radio FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT (CRrd)

The Community Radio for Rural Development (CRRD) is one of the main projects of the 
Pan Africa Organization for Research and Protection of Violence on Women and Children (PAORP-VWC)
being a legal media organ set up to catapult human rights, environmental/nature protection and 
community development to destitute and deprived communities in Africa.  
All our projects are specially designed to give our project beneficiaries the space to tell 
their own stories, share knowledge and experiences on issues affecting the advancement
 of their development and livelihood.
Studio and transmission equipment for Development Radio was supplied by:
Promoting Basic Education for Children in Tamale and Savelugu Municipalities – Ghana

Funding Source: Educo Spain. Overview of Project: This project has helped to increase enrolment of children especially girls into 80 basic schools in Northern Ghana by providing enough Teaching and Learning Materials (TLMs) Desk, Text Books, Teacher tables and chairs, play materials etc to target school to improve on enrolment especially for girls as a strategy to stop girls being forced into early marriages rampant within our target communities in Ghana. More than 13,500 children especially girls have directly benefitted from the activities of this project to continue to stay in school and move from one level of education to another. Drop-out rate among children especially girls has been wiped-out within target schools for the past years. Girls 4 Change campaign on ending child marriages has been increased within target communities with ‘’End Child marriage Ambassadors’’ trained in selected communities to work with peer groups to report any incident of child marriage they may notice which is about to occur in their communities for immediate action to be taken to stop it from happening.


Raffia Bamboo Palms Cultivation and ownership is classed as a human right in all Graffi Villages of the North West Region of Cameroon and beyond. Raffia palm products support livelihood of communities and bamboo artisan. Without raffia palms, cultural and traditional chairs production would not be possible. Fresh sweet Sap tapped from mature raffia palms is locally taken as the main source of nutrient and vitaments by breast feeding mothers, and served as only refreshment drink during village cultural ritual ceremonies. Raffia palms bamboo are locally used as main construction material for homes, chairs, baskets, fuel wood, water catchment shade, etc. Stop wetland reclamation & destruction of raffia palm grooves now. Join us to halt reclamation of wetlands. It destroy lot of ecosystem and our livelihood. Raffia palm grooves support beetles and bees to survived and produce the honey we all need. Plant more raffia palms now as they have provided us water for drinking and other domestic use over history. Message from Pan African Organisation (PAORP-VWC) & New England Biolabs Foundation USA

REVERSE THE COURSE- Involving Multiple Stakeholders to Prevent Child Early and Forced Marriage (CEFM) in Northern Region Ghana

Project Location: Gushiegu & West Manprusi Districts Ghana. Funding Source: Women World Day of Prayer German Committee. Project Overview: This project has enable PAORP-VWC work with multiple child protection stakeholders to prevent Child Early and Forced Marriages (CEFM) occurring within 2 Districts in Northern Ghana. The project has helped PAORP-VWC strategically achieved the following:- • Empower youths especially girls with information, skills and support network to challenge incident CEFM occurring within their various communities • Mobilize parents and Child Protection Stakeholders to put in place strategies to prevent CEFM and other Harmful Traditional Practices undermining rights of children in target communities. Local child protection systems are strengthen through community committees that address threats of child marriage and HTPs, resolve them or refer the cases to district authorities. We are grateful for funding support of the Women’s World Day of Prayer to this project