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Education Committee of Parliament visits selected Senior High and Technical Schools with support from STAR Ghana Foundation

The Education Committee of Parliament, with support from STAR Ghana Foundation and funding from the ...

16 Oct 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation supports CMAC and Customs Division – GRA to promote citizen participation in revenue mobilization

The Citizen Movement Against Corruption (CMAC) in collaboration with the Customs Division of the Gha ...

11 Oct 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation Builds a Cohort of Transformational Civil Society Leaders

STAR Ghana Foundation, as part of its non-grant strategy, has built a strong network of transformati ...

26 Sep 2019

Influencing Gender Responsive Policies and Women’s Inclusion in Ghana’s Local Governance System

Since 1992 when Ghana ushered in multi-party politics, Ghana has held seven (7) parliamentary and pr ...

17 Sep 2019

STAR Ghana delivers transformational change that advances democracy, accountability and social inclusion. Annual Report - 2017/18

What we have done We have supported civil society organisations through grants and technical assist ...

16 Sep 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation and Others Celebrate Prof. Akilagpa Sawyerr

STAR Ghana Foundation lends its support to a public lecture on the theme: “Aki@80 - Celebrating a ...

04 Sep 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation joins hands with CSOs to demand Affirmative Action Law in Ghana

The CSO Cluster on Decentralisation and Citizen’s Participation – a community of Civil Society ...

28 Aug 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation supports maiden National Conference of Youth Parliaments in Ghana

STAR Ghana Foundation in collaboration with the Parliament of Ghana, the National Youth Authority of ...

19 Aug 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation Opens Call for Proposals - Election 2020

Introduction STAR Ghana Foundation is a national centre for active citizenship and philanthropy.  ...

07 Aug 2019

Election 2020 programme of work

  STAR Ghana Foundation's Elections 2020 programme of work seeks to support a range of citizens ...

07 Aug 2019

STAR Ghana initiates `Legislative Watch` to improve CSO-Parliament nexus

STAR Ghana Foundation as part of its convening, catalyst and coordinating role has in collaboration ...

18 Jul 2019

Stakeholder Consultations on Election 2020 Call held in Accra and Tamale

STAR Ghana Foundation has organized two stakeholder consultative meetings on Thursday 11th July and ...

16 Jul 2019

We are hiring - Internship opportunity for recent graduates

STAR Ghana Foundation is a national centre for active citizenship and philanthropy. It works to stre ...

10 Jul 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation Participates in ARAP Mid-Term Evaluation Debrief Workshop

ARAP Ghana - Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme, as part of its Mid Term Eval ...

08 Jul 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation to consult stakeholders ahead of launch of `Election 2020 Call`

STAR Ghana Foundation (SGF) is a national centre for active citizenship and philanthropy. It works t ...

04 Jul 2019

Anti-Corruption Partners (small grant component) receive grant extension

In October 2017, STAR Ghana launched an Anti-Corruption Call aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of ...

02 Jul 2019

STAR Ghana facilitates National Stakeholder Review Meeting on Basics in Integrity Education

The National Council for Curriculum Assessment (NaCCA) and LeadAfrique International have organized ...

25 Jun 2019

Vice President opens Northern Ghana Development Conference in Tamale

The vice president of the Republic of Ghana, H.E.  Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has opened the maide ...

31 May 2019

Teiko Sabah and Nicholas Ayensu-Appiah are Members of Institute of Directors Ghana

The Governing Council and Programme Management Team of STAR Ghana Foundation congratulates Rebecca ...

13 May 2019

Ibrahim-Tanko Amidu conferred Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Directors Ghana

Ibrahim-Tanko Amidu, Programme Director and Acting CEO of STAR Ghana Foundation has been conferred a ...

09 May 2019

Programme Director calls for a cautious approach to implementation of policy on election of MMDCEs

Program Director and Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Star Ghana Foundation, Ibrahim-Tanko Am ...

26 Apr 2019

Safia Musah is a member of the Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program

The Governing Council and Programme Management Team of STAR Ghana Foundation wish to congratulate ...

23 Apr 2019

Deputy Minister of Local Government & Rural Development lauds STAR Ghana Foundation

Mr Kwasi Adjei-Boateng, Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has lauded STAR G ...

29 Mar 2019

Anti-Corruption Actors in Ghana share experiences and lessons in the fight against corruption

STAR Ghana has convened an Anti-Corruption Learning Event in recognition of the critical importance ...

21 Mar 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation holds national conference on the status of the Ghanaian woman

STAR-Ghana and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) held a national confe ...

10 Mar 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation facilitates youth engagement with Speaker of Parliament

The STAR Ghana Foundation as part of its Convening, Coordinating, Catalysing and Learning roles has ...

03 Mar 2019

Meet Dr. Esther Ofei-Aboagye, Chairperson of STAR Ghana Foundation

STAR Ghana Foundation is happy to announce Dr. Esther Ofei-Aboagye as the Foundation’s first Chair ...

25 Feb 2019

Calibration of Communities of Practice & Learning across all Programme Themes

STAR-Ghana has tested the Cluster approach and Community of Practice and Learning (CoPL) as models f ...

21 Feb 2019

We are hiring - Fundraising Advisor (Consultancy)

Type of Contract: Consultancy contract Contracted Hours: 8 days per month Length of Contract: Marc ...

15 Feb 2019

2nd Annual Strategic Learning Event held in Accra

After two years of programme implementation, STAR-Ghana Phase 2 has made substantial progress in the ...

08 Feb 2019

Media Coalition Storms Regions To Whip up Support For RTI Bill

  Participants in Cape Coast The Media Coalition on the Right To Information (RTI) Bill, repr ...

24 Jan 2019

STAR Ghana Foundation celebrates Prof. Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, Governing Council Member

On Thursday 17th January 2019, the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences inducted into office, t ...

24 Jan 2019

Our Grant Partner Happy FM’s Transparency and Accountability Campaign recognized by Chairman of Normalization Committee

Efforts by our Anti-Corruption grant partner Global Media Alliance -  Happy 98.9 FM to sensitiz ...

17 Jan 2019

Programme Director receives 'Outstanding Development Personality Award'

The Ghana Philanthropy Forum (GPF), a non-profit making organisation in Ghana has honoured Ibrahim-T ...

10 Dec 2018

STAR Ghana Foundation launched in Volta region of Ghana

Hon. Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah, MP for Ho West and a member of the STAR-Ghana steering committee, has l ...

30 Nov 2018

Inaugural lecture delivered by Charles Abugre at the launch of STAR Ghana Foundation

Active citizenship in a changing Ghana: context, challenges and opportunities Inaugural lecture on ...

27 Nov 2018

STAR Ghana Foundation is being launched across nine regions in Ghana

The STAR Ghana Foundation, a Ghanaian owned and led organisation was launched in Accra, Ghana o ...

19 Nov 2018

STAR Ghana Foundation launched as a centre for active citizenship and philanthropy

The STAR Ghana Foundation, a Ghanaian owned non-profit organisation has been launched in Accra, Gh ...

15 Nov 2018

We're launching a new shining STAR!

The STAR-Ghana programme was established as a multi-donor pooled funding mechanism in 2010 supported ...

07 Nov 2018

Using mobile technology to enhance participation in internal revenue mobilization and utilization in East Gonja Municipal Assembly

Community journalists and representatives of the GPRTU of TUC, Cattle Owners Association, Women grou ...

30 Oct 2018

Call for Applications: Leadership Development Programme for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)

STAR-Ghana is implementing a non-grant strategy to enhance civil society sustainability. The objecti ...

29 Oct 2018

STAR-Ghana awarded for supporting the Justice for All Programme and the Reformation of the Criminal Justice System in Ghana.

STAR-Ghana has been awarded for its contribution of funding, partnership and commitment towards the ...

22 Oct 2018

Marginalized Citizens in the Asunafo North Municipality empowered with community mobilization and advocacy skills

Citizen representatives of the Asunafo North Municipal Assembly – majority of whom are women and p ...

10 Oct 2018

National Convening on 'Sustainability of Ghana's Civil Society' held in Takoradi

The third in the series of STAR-Ghana’s national convenings on the sustainability of Ghana’s Civ ...

01 Oct 2018

Closing Statement: Ghana Beyond Aid Forum - Northern Sector

CLOSING STATEMENT AT THE “GHANA BEYOND AID” FORUM HELD ON 19TH AND 20TH SEPTEMBER 2018 AT BOLGAT ...

28 Sep 2018

We are hiring: Grants Officer - Internal Support

Grants Officer - Internal Support Salary (full time): GHS108,704.48 Type of contract: Fixed Term ...

27 Sep 2018

We are hiring: Grants Officer - External Officer

Grants Officer - External Officer Salary (full time): GHS108,704.48 Type of contract: Fixed Term ...

27 Sep 2018

Anti-Corruption & Local Governance Grantees equipped with financial management skills

STAR-Ghana in partnership with Humentum (formerly known as MANGO), a consortium partner of the ...

26 Sep 2018

National Convening – Northern Ghana beyond Aid

STAR-Ghana in collaboration with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), TAMA Foundation ...

22 Sep 2018

Staff Retreat: Time for Reflection and Strategizing

The STAR-Ghana Programme Management Team (PMT) converged at the Beige Village, New Abirem in the Eas ...

15 Sep 2018

Commemorating International Day of Democracy through friendly accountability platforms

Today, Saturday, 15th September marks the United Nations' International Day of Democracy. Our partne ...

13 Sep 2018

Using Mobile Technology to Monitor Service Delivery at the major Hospitals in Tamale Metro

Community Volunteers and administrators of the major Government hospitals in the Tamale Metro of the ...

11 Sep 2018

Using Mobile Technology to Monitor Service Delivery at the major Hospitals in Tamale Metro (2)

Community Volunteers and administrators of the major Government hospitals in the Tamale Metro of the ...

11 Sep 2018

The GESI Corner Series

  Sighted Guide Techniques Cont'd Merry Christmas and happy holidays! We shall continue this ...

06 Sep 2018

The GESI Corner Series

  Sighted Guide Techniques What is Sighted Guide Technique? Sighted guide technique refers t ...

06 Sep 2018

The GESI Corner Series

The thumb press guide technique for people with visual impairment You are welcome to the thumb pres ...

06 Sep 2018

The GESI Corner Series

Tips for aiding people with visual impairment Over the past couple of months, we have been learning ...

06 Sep 2018

The GESI Corner Series

Communication Tools for People with Visual Impairment With the advancement of technology has come t ...

06 Sep 2018

The GESI Corner Series

Tips for aiding people with visual impairment - Cont'd Hello everyone! I believe we have been putti ...

06 Sep 2018

GESI Corner Series

Tips for aiding people with visual impairment - Cont'd Dear readers, it’s another month agai ...

06 Sep 2018

GESI Corner Series

Tips for aiding people with visual impairment Sometimes we find it difficult to go out and help peo ...

06 Sep 2018

Separate Party from Government — Prof Gyimah-Boadi

The Executive Director of the Afrobarometer, Professor Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi, has bemoaned governa ...

03 Sep 2018

Consolidate oil revenue and GETFund into a common fund to support FSHS- Dr Manteaw

  Policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), Dr Steve Manteaw has ...

20 Aug 2018

Using Mobile Technology to Monitor Implementation of the Ghana School Feeding Programme

Community Volunteers and Officers in charge of the implementation of the Ghana School Feeding Progra ...

19 Aug 2018

STAR-Ghana organises a National Dialogue on the Double – Track Educational System with partners

STAR-Ghana in collaboration with Daily Graphic, CDD-Ghana, SDG – Civil Society Platform Ghana, Joy ...

16 Aug 2018

My dream of becoming a becoming a nurse, an account of Zolle Rukaya, a 19-year-old teenage mother

My name is Zolle Rukaya, I am 19 years old and was born in Du-west a community in the Sissala West D ...

08 Aug 2018

Update on STAR-Ghana GESI/MEDIA Small Grant Projects (Extension)

Background Small Grant projects under the GESI/Media call ended in May 2018. The grant call was ope ...

06 Aug 2018

Reflection on STAR-Ghana’s journey towards an independent national Trust

Barry Smith, Senior Institutional Strategy Advisor, 16 November 2018 This week marks the launch of ...

30 Jul 2018

CSM-SI pushes for the establishment of an indeptendent police commission among other urgent reforms

The Civil Society Movement on Social Inclusion condemns the act of violent misconduct by a Police Of ...

23 Jul 2018

Disability Rights - Chiefs join the bandwagon

In Ghana, traditional leaders have a lot of influence over their subjects. They are crucial change a ...

23 Jul 2018

STAR-Ghana Audio-Visual Competition: Social Inclusion for Sustainable Development (#SI4SD)

STAR-Ghana is organising an audio-visual competition for its GESI and Media Small Grant partners. Th ...

09 Jul 2018

The STARR Woman Dream Edition – The Big Conversation

The STARR Woman Dream Edition seeks to find ways to address these pressing challenges that women ent ...

07 Jul 2018

Using mobile technology to fight corruption in northern Ghana

STAR-Ghana has trained community members and duty bearers in northern Ghana to adopt and use SM ...

06 Jul 2018

STAR-Ghana Anti-Corruption Partners Engage APNAC

Grant Partners of the STAR-Ghana Anti-Corruption Call (Grant Partners) have dialogued with members o ...

04 Jul 2018

Review RTI clause that shields information from Presidency - RTI Coalition

Participants in a forum on the Right to Information Bill (RTI) are calling for a review of the claus ...

01 Jul 2018

Making a difference with 3% District Assembly Common Fund in Wassa East District

Our partner, Skyy Media Group has supported the Wassa East District Assembly, in the Western region ...

28 Jun 2018

Our pathway to creating an Independent National Entity

A key component of STAR-Ghana phase 2 is our transition from a donor-funded programme into an Indepe ...

27 Jun 2018

Resourcing Active Citizenship: Driving Innovation for Resource Mobilisation and Sustainability in Ghana

On 4th June 2018, STAR-Ghana held a two-hour Dialogue Event on the theme ‘Resourcing active citize ...

26 Jun 2018

Social Inclusion Training for Programme Management Team

A three (3) day workshop on Social Inclusion (SI) has been held for the STAR-Ghana Programme Managem ...

22 Jun 2018

Report on the First Session of the Seventh Parliament

Press release Ghana ushered in its Seventh Parliament on January 7, 2017, after its general electio ...

18 Jun 2018

Social Norms and Petty Corruption in Ghana

A recent study into Social Norms and Petty Corruption investigated the reasons why Ghanaians may eng ...

07 Jun 2018

The Cost of Politics in Ghana

Ghana has held six elections since returning to multiparty democracy in 1992 with three turnovers of ...

05 Jun 2018

The STARR Woman Dream Edition – The Big Conversation

The STARR Woman Dream Edition is an EIB project funded under the STAR-Ghana GESI call which seeks to ...

05 Jun 2018

From Project to Public Trust: Internal Launch of STAR-Ghana Transition Process

From Project to Public Trust: Internal Launch of STAR-Ghana Transition Process On the 26th of April ...

29 May 2018

STAR-Ghana Partners share results, lessons and opportunities

STAR-Ghana partners share results, lessons and opportunities As part of our 3Cs and L (Convening, C ...

23 May 2018

Update on the Local Governance Call

STAR-Ghana invited applications from registered Ghanaian Civil Society Organisations, Media Organisa ...

21 May 2018

We are hiring - Programme Support Officer

Programme Support Officer – STAR-Ghana Salary (full time): GHS 50,000 – GHS 56,000 Type of con ...

10 May 2018

Using mobile technology to promote Access to Quality Mental Healthcare at Traditional Mental Health Centres in Ghana

Community Mental Health Volunteers and relevant Duty Bearers (Mental Health Officer and Officers of ...

10 May 2018

STAR-Ghana organises photography training for programme management team

On 30th May, 2018, STAR-Ghana organised photography training for its programme management team (PMT) ...

02 May 2018

Capacity of persons with various forms of disabilities enhanced to report cases of abuse of their rights using mobile technology

15 Persons with various forms of disability have been trained to use the STAR-Ghana SMS Platform to ...

11 Apr 2018

STAR-Ghana celebrates two members of the Gender Equality Social Inclusion (GESI) Reference Group

Two members of the STAR-Ghana Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Reference Group:  ...

09 Apr 2018

We are hiring - Finance Officer

Salary (full time): GHS60,000 - GHS92,000 Type of contract: Fixed Term Contracted hours: 35 Contr ...

09 Apr 2018

We are hiring - Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Salary (full time): GHS60,000 - GHS92,000 Type of contract: Fixed Term Contracted hours:35  ...

09 Apr 2018

Odekro Brown Bag Series

  We host our 6th Brown Bag Series this month on the topic: "Citizen Mobilization in a Dynam ...

22 Mar 2018

STAR-Ghana partners join women of Ada to celebrate international women’s day

Women of Ada join the rest of the world to ring the bell of inclusion and rights of women on the int ...

09 Mar 2018

SEND Ghana Promotes ‘Progressive Tax’ Regime

Our Grant Partner SEND Ghana released a press statement during the week as part of its GESI Strategi ...

02 Mar 2018

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