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.

I am now an abled person-Physically challenged lady speaks after receiving support

“Through Crime Check Foundation’s support, I am no longer a disabled person. I am an abled person.” That is how physically challenged Yusif Rafia expresses the joy Crime Check Foundation, CCF’s support has brought to her. The young lady from Daboya in the Savannah Region was determined though she was fastened in a rickety wheelchair. […]

Excited old man knocked down by a motorbike after finally getting medical attention for his son through CCF’s support

An excited 70-year-old man, Tamin Uni got knocked down by a motorbike whiles he was in a haste to pay his son’s diagnostic scan to enable to enable him undergo surgery. This was after Crime Check Foundation, CCF supported him and his wife. According to Uni’s wife, Rakia Alhassan, they struggled to pay for their […]

CCF donates to Muslims 

Crime Check Foundation, CCF has donated food items to Muslims at Kasoa who are observing the Ramadan. This is in accordance with the teachings of the Holy Quran, which states that those who are undertaking fasting during the Holy month should be supported to break their fast with ease. CCF made the donation through its […]

Ex-convict who was rejected by three schools finally gains admission

23-year-old ex-convict, Abu Safianu Yahaya who was rejected by three Senior High Schools in the Northern Region for writing his Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE in prison has finally gained admission into one of the schools, the Awe Senior High School through the effort of Crime Check Foundation, CCF. This follows a reportage by Crime […]

Patient sleeps outside Korle-Bu Teaching hospital because of her inability to pay for a bed

A no bed syndrome hit the nation with people calling on the government to solve the canker to avert the treatment of patients on bare floors. Most of the patients who receive treatment on bare floors are mostly those who face financial difficulties such as 31-year-old Abigail Asabre who is from Mporhor in the Eastern […]

D-G of GES directs headmaster to admit ex-convict, Abu Safianu

The Director General of the Ghana Education Service, GES, Professor Opoku Amankwa has directed the headmaster of the Awe Senior High School in the Northern Region to admit an ex-convict, Abu Safianu Yahaya who was refused admission because he wrote his Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE, in prison. This follows a reportage by Crime Check […]

What could be the cause of so many kidney deaths in Ghana?

65-year-old Ajara Mensah is battling for her life as her 25-year-old daughter, Rose Mensah struggles to pay for the treatment of kidney complications, which is dragging her slowly to her grave. Studies show that about 13% of Ghanaians have chronic kidney disease and many are dying on daily basis from it. The unfortunate situation is […]

CCF support mothers at Kasoa Mother and Child Polyclinic

New and expectant mothers at the Kasoa Mother and Child Polyclinic are hopeful of nurturing their babies without difficulties. This was after Crime Check Foundation, CCF went to their aid at the polyclinic. Some of the items that were donated through the Foundation’s donors included detergents, baby clothes and baby diapers. Receiving the items, the […]

Ex-convict wants to be a nurse but three SHS refuse to admit him

23-year-old ex-convict, Abu Safianu Yahaya who dreams of becoming a nurse has his hopes dashed because of his ex-convict status. He has therefore appealed to the government to come to his aid to gain admission into any of the three different Senior High Schools who refused to enroll him. “My own siblings stigmatize me and […]

The towns with dying residents

LSome struggling residents of Gomoa Abonyin and Goma Abaasa in the Central Region have received financial support from Crime Check Foundation, CCF through its donors. The beneficiaries including two blind neighbours, Kwadwo Eson and Kwesi Akasam received Four Hundred Ghana cedis each to support their well-being and their businesses. Both men who were not born […]