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Renel Ghana Foundation and Ghana Nurses Association – UK Join Forces in Lolonya Outreach Program

Renel Ghana Foundation, in collaboration with the Ghana Nurses Association – UK, conducted an outreach program in Lolonya community within the Ada East District. The primary objectives of this initiative were twofold: to provide much-needed support to spillage victims in the community and to deliver comprehensive Health education to the residents.


1. Donation Drive: The outreach team facilitated a donation drive to gather essential items for the spillage victims. These items included:

  • Sanitary pads: Recognizing the importance of menstrual hygiene management, sanitary pads were provided to ensure the health and dignity of women and girls in the community.
  • Educational materials: Books, stationery, and other educational resources were donated to support education within the community.
  • Water: Clean drinking water was distributed to address immediate hydration needs and ensure access to safe water sources.
  • Nose masks: In light of ongoing health concerns, particularly amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, nose masks were provided to promote respiratory health and prevent the spread of infectious diseases during communal labour.
  • Used clothes: Clothing items were donated to assist individuals who may have lost their possessions due to the spillage or who need clothing assistance.

2. Health Education:

Nutrition and Healthy Eating Habits:

  • Discussion on the importance of balanced nutrition for overall health and well-being.
  • Practical tips on planning and preparing nutritious meals using locally available ingredients.
  • Awareness-raising about the impact of diet on chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Practices:

  • Importance of maintaining good personal hygiene to prevent the spread of diseases.
  • Proper handwashing techniques and sanitation practices to promote health and hygiene.
  • Proper dumping of refuse to avoid the breeding of mosquitoes which can cause high rates of maaria.

Preventive Healthcare:

  • Encouragement of regular health screenings and check-ups for early detection of diseases.
  • Promotion of immunization and vaccination programs to prevent infectious diseases.
  • Strategies for preventing common illnesses and injuries through lifestyle modifications and safety practices.

Mental Health and Well-being:

  • Recognition of the importance of mental health in overall well-being.
  • Discussion on stress management techniques and coping strategies.
  • Awareness-raising about mental health resources and support available within the community.

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights:

  • Vital knowledge and skills to make informed choices regarding their sexual and reproductive health.


The outreach program had a significant impact on the community, both in terms of immediate relief and long-term empowerment:

– Immediate Relief: The provision of essential items such as sanitary pads, water, and nose masks addressed urgent needs arising from the spillage incident, ensuring the well-being and safety of community members.

– The health education sessions had a positive impact on participants, equipping them with knowledge and skills to make healthier choices and adopt positive health behaviors. By addressing key health topics and providing practical guidance, the sessions empowered community members to take proactive steps towards improving their health and well-being.

Conclusion: The collaborative efforts of the Renel Ghana Foundation and the Ghana Nurses Association – UK exemplify the importance of striving to achieve SDG 3 (Good health and Well-being) through collective action. The outreach program not only provided immediate relief to spillage victims but also laid the groundwork for sustainable health promotion and empowerment.

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