Sefwi Camp

About the Community

The Sefwi Camp community is located the Sefwi Wiawso Municipality with a population of 4863. Within the community there is a primary school, a junior high school and a senior high school.

  • Sefwi Camp has a primary health centre.
  • The community has access to a safe water point and sanitation services.

The community has been working with ICI since September, 2015.

Actions by ICI
  • Establishment and training of Community Child Protection Committees (CCPCs) on awareness raising techniques. CCPC members are tasked with providing house-to-house awareness raising within their community.
  • Development of Community Action Plan (CAP) under the leadership of the CCPC .
  • Awareness raising sessions on child labour and child protection have been organised for community leaders and community members. These sessions are important as they inform those in attendance of the dangers of child labour. This is a core element of ICI’s entry into a community.
  • Community Service Group set-up to undertake labour services for cocoa farmers for a fee. These services will include agro-chemical application, weeding and cocoa harvesting.
  • Group dynamism and conflict management training held for the various groups in the community. This is to foster collaboration by promoting understanding and good conflict management practices.
  •  Set up and training of School Management Committee (SMC)
Partnering with
Actions by ICI
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Community Action Plan
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CCPC
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Community Service Group
Next Steps
  • Conduct PCCF and analyze the data to assess progress made towards child protection
  • Train CCPC members on tool for identification of children engaged in or at risk of child labour and remediation strategy
  • Education: Build the capacity of teachers including the headteachers and circuit supervisors on child protection and child rights and school friendly environment
  • Organise meeting with GES (District Directors, School placement officers and Examination officers), parents who wards are in JHS 3 and SMCs/PTAs to discuss the importance for their children to continue to secondary education.
  • Train CCPCs and community leaders on formulation of community rules and regulation to protect children
  • Organise gender empowerment training for women and community leaders
  • Support women group and CCPC members to begin additional livelihood activities
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