One of the most critical areas of empowering women is through education. Offering girls, basic education is one sure way of giving them greater power to enable them make genuine choices over the kind of lives they wish to live.
For Women to have a happy and healthier life and be an asset to their various communities is enough reason for promoting girl child education because with education, girls have the skills, information and self-confidence that she needs to be a better parent, and contribute to her community.
This program seeks to encourage girls to go to school and help make the school environment safe for learning. Help girls practice good personal hygiene and sexual and reproductive health. RUFA believes female role models and positive adult influence can positively impact the self-esteem of young girls. We provide opportunities for the girls to network and build self-confidence
RUFA ‘Say No To Drugs Program’
The course of the alarming rate of the abuse especially among the youth can be traced to the high unemployment among the youth, the frustration of highly qualified students not having access for further education and the general economic situation in the country. Marijuana has been identified as the major drug of abuse among the youth in Ghana. The age of incidence of abuse of marijuana is relatively low, 10 -12 years and experimentation has been found to be the main reason for the start of the abuse.
RUFA ‘Say No To Drugs Program’ seeks to create awareness to the youth on the effects of substance abuse and how to develop one’s identity without the use of drugs.