Okurufi Consult was responsible for the designing and printing of the sustainable mining practices training manual and tool kit targeted at training small scale miners on sustainable mining practices to help reduce the illegal mining menace in the country, this is being funded by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources. Okurufi Consult has developed, produced and implemented several social and behavior change communication campaign projects including Plan Ghana’s Women and their Children’s Health Project (WATCH), which sought to support improved maternal, neonatal and child health for underserved populations in Ghana. Specifically, the company formulated the communications campaign strategy, developed and produced IEC/SBCC materials for creating awareness in different Ghanaian languages and implemented the campaign activities across the country to help change attitudes and behaviors and improve the situation. Specifically we developed and produced IEC materials including posters, flayers, radio and tv docu-dramas in six local languages, pull up stands and tv and radio adverts. These materials were used for awareness creation in six regions in the country.
Under the Plan Ghana SHOW project, Okurufi designed and printed the community based maternal and neonatal care tool kits and manual for community health workers. The following documents were designed printed and submitted to GHS:
Okurufi Consult developed and produced IEC/SBCC materials on child protection and domestic violence for World Vision International (WVI), which was used for advocacy campaign activities across WVI’s implementing regions in the country. Okurufi also worked with the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) to develop IEC/SBCC materials on child labour focusing on the ‘kayayei’ (porters) menace in the country. The company also worked with Child Rights International and developed advocacy and communication materials on juvenile justice and child protection related activities.
In addition, our team have the latest technical experience required to undertake the project. Our team formulated the campaign strategies, developed and produced all the IEC/SBCC materials (11 Ghanaian languages) in 2010, which were used for advocacy on the National Literacy Acceleration Program of the Ghana Education Service (NALAP), a USAID funded project with the objective: to foster support for literacy education in Ghanaian language as a means to better learn English, obtain a sound educational foundation and preserve and celebrate local language literacy. Under the NALAP project the following materials were designed and produced in 11
On the production of TV documentaries, our past jobs included;
Our aerial imaging experts have the skills and knowledge in mapping out areas affected with galamsey as evidenced in our work titled “Nation Wreckers” which used only drone to capture forests, farms and rivers affected by illegal mining. This was what sparked the national debate on illegal mining. (see attached samples of Tv documentaries produced)
The company has also developed and implemented communication activities for corporate bodies including Trans-National Insurance Brokers, Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Manner Heights Hotel, etc. With this background, Okurufi Consult is better placed to develop, produce, implement and monitor the SBCC campaign for the Family Base Care which seeks to promote the upbringing of children within the community and family setting.
With our solid background in child protection, designing and implementation of SBCC campaign programs, Okurufi Consult is better placed to design the FBC communication materials to help educate the public on the need to raise up children within the family and community setting and also advocate for deinstitutionalization of children from orphanages across the country