ICTs have played transformational roles in the development of economies worldwide. Ghana’s own effort in exploiting ICTs as enabler of socio-economic development is demonstrated in the development of Ghana’s ICT4AD Policy document that sets the broad framework for all ICT interventions.
I am a happy wife. My husband has quit drinking and our children are now in school, says Faustina Agbesi, a 37-year-old resident of Duayaw Nkwanta. In Ghana, like many African countries, it is difficult for the poor and vulnerable to access justice, due partly to high cost of legal services.
Fatimata Seidu, a 12-year-old girl from Changli in Northern Ghana, used to spend long hours fetching water. An age-old practice of burying the dead inside houses in her community meant that several boreholes were contaminated with toxins, and whatever few other water sources available were hotly disputed.