INTRODUCTION

Most of our prison interviewees admit poverty and frustration pushed them into crime. This is why this segment is devoted to helping the poor, the voiceless and the underprivileged to skip the trap of crime and imprisonment.

This segment also shares the stories of exconvicts and their families that have received support from Crime Check Foundation as well as others who require support to re-integrate successfully into society.

Crimecheckghana features their concerns and solicits support to make their life worth living.

How a single mother of three survives on the streets

“Life has been difficult for me. I have undergone surgery and doctors have advised me to shun hawking but I can’t because I have to pay my rent and cater for the family. I take a drug which reduces the pain to enable me to walk well,” That is the narration of 46-year-old Helena Afum […]

The forgotten charcoal seller and her speechless children rescued by St. Paul’s Girls

In a lonely bushy area at Kasoa in the Central Region of Ghana lives Ama Dansoa, a poor charcoal seller and her two children with a strange disease which has impaired their speech. Life has battered her bitterly after her marriage ended on rocks. Miss Dansoa said her children were not born with the condition […]

CCF FETES AWUTU CAMP PRISON INMATES

Crime Check Foundation, CCF has organized a Christmas party for inmates and officers at the Awutu Camp Prison. They were treated to a buffet of assorted food and drinks kind courtesy its partner, Ibrahim Ali who is a philanthropist. This forms part of CCF’s series of parties held for the needy and the outcast during […]

CCF’s largest donor for its Charity Series talks about her life and philanthropic work

Crime Check Foundation’s Holland based single largest donor towards it Charity Series, Linda Owusu has in her lifetime shared her wealth with the poor. One of such benevolence she did that touched the heart of many people is her donation to the Kasoa Mother and Child hospital with equipment to stock the hospital’s empty labour […]

CCF organizes party for widows

Caring has the gift of making rejected people special and brings joy to the despaired. It is at the back of this, that Crime Check Foundation, CCF has held a party not only for its beneficiaries but the needy in Accra and Kumasi. The event is the second organized in Accra and the first of […]

I am dying, please save me-50 yr old widow with over 12 months’ ‘pregnancy’

50-year-old widow, Nana Ama Annor from Cape Coast in the Central Region ‘has been pregnant’ for over twelve months. The ‘pregnancy’ which was thought to be a miracle because she is in her menopause stage, turned out to be fibroid which is dragging her early to her grave. She was fortunate to have met Crime […]

CCF saves needy students from the streets through its Educational Support Project

21-year-old Mariama Otewa Amoah shed tears of joy as she received support from Crime Check Foundation to pay her admission fee. Miss Amoah nearly missed her third opportunity to further her education after struggling to raise Two Thousand Five Hundred and Sixty-Nine Ghana cedis to enter the Abetifi Presbyterian Teacher Training College. With One Thousand […]

ACID VICTIM, MEMUNA GETS CCF SUPPORT TO UNDERGO FIRST PHASE OF SURGERY

Crime Check Foundation, CCF has made a deposit of Fifty Two Thousand Ghana Cedis (equivalence of 8,965 USD) at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to enable 29 year old acid victim, Memuna Malik to undergo correctional surgery to restore her scarred face. The donation follows Memuna’s sad story in which one lady known as Salomey poured […]

WHEN LIFE TURNS AGAINST YOU

40 year old widow, Afia Asantewaa’s life is plagued with misery as her left hand was chopped off through a car crush whiles she was on her way to seek for a job in the city. “After my husband’s demise I traveled to the city to live with my sister and her husband to work […]

WHAT A WICKED HUSBAND DID TO HIS POOR WIFE

“My husband told me to allow him have foreplay with me because his sister will be coming to live with us to take care of me in our single room so he would not have the opportunity to sleep with me when she comes around.”  That’s the startling story of 29 year old Mary Voine […]