Ghana Complementary Basic Education (GCBE) Project
Ghana Complementary Basic Education Program is a government of Ghana program with funding from DfID/USAID and Crown Agents as Management Unit. The program is aimed at providing over 200,000 out of school children between the ages of 8-14 access to a flexible learning approach, which includes a 9-month cycle of basic literacy and numeracy in order to transition children to the primary education system by 2018. This is in line with the Sustainable Development Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all (Quality Education).
ProNet North is implementing the project in 10 Districts; 7 in the Upper West Region, 1 in the Northern Region and 2 in the Brong Ahafo Region. The 7 districts in the Upper West Region are: Jirapa, Nadowli, Daffiama/Bussie/Issah, Wa East, Wa West, Sissala East and Sissala West. In the case of the Brong Ahafo, the program is implemented in the Sene West and Pru District whereas it is implemented in the West Gonja District in the case of the Northern Region. ProNet North, an NGO in the Upper West Region is among 10 other implementing partner of the project. ProNet North, in the year 2013 implemented this project in 4 districts, three in the Upper West Region and one district in the Brong Ahafo Region. (Upper West Region: Jirapa, Nadowli and Daffiama/Bussie/Issah and in the Brong Ahafo: Nkoranza North).