Our Stories

  • Justice within the reach of the poor in Ghana

    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.

  • Pumping water, building peace

    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.

  • UNDP furnishes offices of Ghana Legal Aid Scheme
    Jan 9, 2014

    UNDP presented office supplies to the Legal Aid Scheme during a colorful event in Kumasi with a view to supporting the efforts of the Government of Ghana in justice delivery in the country. These comprise motorcycles, furniture, photocopiers, scanners, computers and accessories valued at $300,000.

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