Category Archive: development

Coronavirus: Ghana Red Cross earmarks GH¢5 million to support govt

April 18th, 2020 by

  Over the next six months, Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) would spend five million Ghana cedis to support efforts by Government to mitigate the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 crisis. Mr. Kwame Gyimah-Akwafo, GRCS President, announced this when the GRCS distributed foodstuffs to 5,000 households... read more

GRCS to construct 100 housing units for flood victims

March 3rd, 2020 by

  Lawyer Kwame Gyima Akwafo, the National President of GRCS, cutting the sod for the Social Housing Project The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) in collaboration with the Swiss Red Cross has cut sod for the construction of 100 units two bedroom houses for victims of the October 2019 flood at Mayoro... read more

Central Region Red Cross to train over 500 school drop out girls in KEEA in Literacy and Employable Skills

January 15th, 2020 by

Central Regional Red Cross Manager John Ekow Aidoo has told that the Ghana Red Cross Society in collaboration with World Educate and UK Aid is training over five hundred school dropout girls selected in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abreem (KEEA) Municipality to acquire literacy and numeracy... read more

Red Cross sensitises stakeholders on International Humanitarian Law

November 21st, 2019 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has organised a sensitisation workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) for allied institutions in Cape Coast engaged in offering security and humanitarian services. The IHL is a set of rules, which seek humanitarian reasons to limit the effects of armed conflict,... read more

Ghana Red Cross Society holds Governance and Orientation Workshop

October 7th, 2019 by

The Red Cross Society of Ghana has held an orientation workshop for its newly elected Board Members and Management Staff to apprise them of their roles and responsibilities for their two-year term. The two-day orientation came off, Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th September 2019 at Koforidua, in the Eastern... read more

Ghana Red Cross calls for review of act that established the society

October 5th, 2019 by

The President of the Ghana Red Cross Society, Mr Kwame Gyima-Akwafo, has called for the review of Act 10 of 1958, the act that established the Society in the country. He was speaking to the media at a two-day governance orientation workshop organised by the Ghana Red Cross Society for its newly elected... read more

Lawyer Kwame Gyimah-Akwafo President Elect for the Ghana Red Cross Society

August 27th, 2019 by

The General Assembly of the Ghana Red Cross Society has elected Lawyer Kwame Gyimah-Akwafo as the New President for the National Society for the next two years, he took over from Nana Dr Michael Agyekum Addo who served for six years in three terms. Mr Gyimah-Akwafo has over 33 years’ progressive... read more


August 27th, 2019 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society has held its annual General Assembly at Abba Bentil Lecture Hall, Koforidua in the Eastern Region on the theme “Applying Business Models to Deliver Humanitarian Services”. The annual event which took place from Thursday, 15th to Friday,16th August 2019, served as an occasion... read more


March 28th, 2019 by

commissioning of a hand pump at Kofipare in the Eastern Region Ghana Red Cross Society in partnership with Nestle Ghana has held a community durbar to commission a hand pump water at Kofi Pare, to join in the celebration of UN World Water Day, on Friday, March 22, 2019, with the theme ‘ Leaving no... read more

Regional Mother’s Club facilitator forum held in Sunyani

September 18th, 2018 by

A regional Mother’s club facilitators, forum has been organised for the regional mothers of the Ghana Red Cross Society in Sunyani. The purpose of the meeting was to meet the women to discuss issues affecting their programmes and also take decision to help the executives run the affairs for the development... read more

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