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.

Struggling economy: Local mirror, ludo makers hit hard

The state of Ghana’s current economy has taken a toll on businesses. Local mirror and ludo industries are not left out. In crimecheckghana.org’s assessment of the impact of the struggling economy on businesses, it met 49-year-old local mirror maker, Kwadwo Fosu when it hit town to speak to some traders. Mr. Fosu who plies his […]

Ex-convict grateful for his imprisonment as he discovers his talent in prison

An ex-convict, Maxwell Konadu has been grateful for being imprisoned as it has helped him to discover his talent. According to him though he was unjustifiably imprisoned, his training in prison has allowed him to discover and develop his singing skills. This he said will help him refrain from criminal and create an avenue for […]

Please support me; my breast is ‘burst’-59-yr-old widow cries

A 59-year-old widow, Esther Kwabea would have lost her life to a disease suspected to be breast cancer without the knowledge of her relatives and neighbours at Madina. But for the timely support of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), she would receive medical treatment. Speaking to crimecheckghana.org, Madam Kwabea said her left breast got swollen and […]

I would return to prison if I am not re-integrated- Ex-convict

An ex-convict, Samuel Nkrumah who served a five-year sentence at the Awutu Camp Prison says he wants support to become a professional driver as a means of reintegrating him into society. He was quick to add that if he does not get proper re-integration, he is likely to return to prison though it is not […]

Young man who got blind during ‘ghetto’ fight begs for support to undergo surgery

29-year-old Shewu Ibrahim who was beaten during a fight in a ghetto that rendered him blinded requires Fifteen Thousand Ghana cedis to undergo surgery to correct his sight. He tells crimecheckghana.org that life has been unfair to him since the last eighteen years he got on the streets. Ibrahim said his street life started when […]

CCF supports Glovo dispatch rider who was sent home to rot for his inability to pay medical bills

36-year-old Glovo dispatch rider, Michael Ohene is battling for his life after doctors at Korle-Bu Teaching hospital sent him home for his inability to afford medical treatment for his fractured leg. He told crimecheckghana.org, he was involved in an accident when he bumped into a pothole after he had gone to deliver an item. Luckily […]

Sick Ghanaian in Saudi Arabia cries to come home over cruel treatment

A Ghanaian lady identified as Ernestina who went to seek greener pastures in the Gulf City of Saudi Arabia has regretted after being subjected to sordid jobs which have cost her health. Despite her ailing health, she said she has been detained and has been denied the right to healthcare. She is appealing for help […]

When I thought I was securing my future, I rather destroyed it-Pretty lady shares struggles with mason boyfriend

I20-year-old Sarah Essel tells crimecheckghana.org how she has been deprived of her bright future after entering a sexual relationship to get support. She said she later dropped out of school when she was in her second year in Junior High School after getting pregnant. This she said was due to financial difficulties that she had […]

Lady with two boyfriends dumped after getting pregnant and unable to tell who is responsible

PA 22-year-old lady, Gifty who is struggling to cater for her child is sorry for her actions after the two men she dated at the same time rejected her pregnancy. The young lady said she did not know the particular man who was responsible for the pregnancy as both of them slept with her. She […]

CCF clothes residents of two villages in the Central Region

Crime Check Foundation (CCF) has donated used clothing and footwear to residents of Aboansa and Osumbo, two rural settlements in the Central Region. This forms part of CCF’s effort to help improve the living standard of rural dwellers, which it has committed to. The gesture was made possible with assistance from the Foundation’s donors home […]