Community Action and Support for Education

Statistics indicate that the Northern Region is far behind in achieving quality education. For 2014 and 2015, only 43 percent of students made it to the final three years of Basic Education, with only 60 percent of these students finishing. The Northern Region also has the lowest level of girls enrolling in Junior High School[…]

Integrated Community Empowerment (INCOME)

The INCOME program is a CFTC (Canadian Feed The Children) funded program that spans between 2013 – 2015. The CFTC Ghana program has an intended outcome which is: ‘Children in Vibrant, sustainable communities in Northern Ghana have foundations to build a prosperous future’. The program which is integrated in nature is being[…]


In Northern Ghana, many rural community’s economy and food security depends upon smallholder farming. Critically, this is being threatened by climate change. With changing weather patterns, farmers are no longer able to predict the patterns of the rainy season[…]

School Gardens for Students

In July 2017, RAINS and AXIS partnered to implement a pedagogy project in communities in Northern Ghana. The pilot project was implemented in two schools in Nyoglo and Bunglung. The key feature of this project is the establishment of school gardens[…]

Enhancing Social Inclusion in Local Governance

In an effort to engage citizens, the Ghanaian government has implemented decentralization in the local government system. The purpose is to create a decentralized, non-partisan, & administrative arm of government, providing citizen’s the opportunity to participate in decision making[…]