a. The Safe Delivery Project
Mrs Samira Bawumia launched the flagship Safe Delivery Project that has provided over 7,000 birth kits to expectant mothers in the North East Gonja District, East Gonja Municipality, and the Saboba District.
These kits have reduce maternal and infant mortality to a zero percentile and has increased ANC visits between 80% – 86% percent. These areas before the project used to recored a number of maternal and neonatal deaths. The project has also trained over and resourced over 50 health workers
b. Equipping Health Facilities
H.E Mrs Samira Bawumia through the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects ( https://sbawumia.org/initiatives/) , has equipped 2 teaching hospitals , 3 regional hospitals , 4 districts hospitals, 2 psychiatric hospitals , 15 Health Centres, 1 Research Centre, and 38 CHPS compounds with essential surgical and medical supplies to compliment the safe delivery project.
a. Library – In – A – Box Initiative- Mrs Samira Bawumia through the Library-In – A – Box initiative has provided over 250,000 books to 72 basic schools across the country. It is estimated that some over 500,000 pupils will benefit from these books.
b. BECE Revision Project – The flagship BECE Revision Project has provided BECE Revision Materials, including past questions, solutions and examiner’s reports to over 1000 Junior High Schools in 33 educational districts across the country.
This initiative also engages WAEC to train JHS teachers on best usage of the books. It is estimated that over 800, 000 students will benefit from the materials and the built capacity of their teachers
c. SEHP Literacy and Learning Centre – Mrs Bawumia and H.E Dr. Bawumia lived in Kanda. Mrs Samira Bawumia through SEHP, has built an ultramodern Learning and Literacy Centre for the Kanda Cluster of Schools with an ICT Hub .
This centre also provides ICT lessons to the Nima Cluster of Schools and other Public Schools in the Educational District
d. Samira Bawumia Educational Trust Fund- Mrs. Samira Bawumia’s Trust Fund provides scholarships to needy students across the country.
The Fund has provided scholarships to over 120 students in various tertiary schools , covering tuition, residential facility user fees and stipends. The fund covers the entire 4 yr Programme of a beneficiary. A one time payment has also been made for some post-graduate students.
e. Samira Bawumia Literature Prize (SBLP ) – The Samira Bawumia Literature Prize is a launchpad for aspiring Ghanaian writers to share their art with the world.
The Prize champions champion the cause of developing and supporting homebred writing talent, through publishing opportunities, cash prizes, as well as publicity across print, radio and digital channels. ( https://www.sblp.sbawumia.org )
f. The SEHP KG Mathematics Project – This initiative is designed to serve public kindergarten schools across the country, through the training of kindergarten teachers on innovative and interactive teaching styles, and the distribution of textbooks, workbooks and teaching guides.
In July 2021, ten schools in the Akuapem North District, in the Eastern Region benefitted from this initiative. Fifty (50) teachers were trained and 6000 textbooks, workbooks and teaching guides distributed.
- Job Creation, Skills and Entrepreneurial Development
a. SEDI – Through Mrs Samira Bawumia’s Skills and Entrepreneurial Development Initiative, a total number of 2,600 women have been trained several vocations. The women are not only trained but they also provided with start-up kits to start their business.
Also, a total of 2,200 women and young people have been trained in yoghurt making.
Financial literacy training has also been provided to over 1000 women, with a number of them benefiting from grants to inject into their businesses.
b. The Shea Empowerment Initiative – Mrs Bawumia has provided training to 1,600 women in quality shea picking, and storage in 4 regions in Ghana. The project has also provided essentials and safety tool kits to the women.
c. N4G Project in partnership with GiZ – The ‘Network for Enterprise Development Learning through Sewing (NEEDLES) for Girls’ (N4G), officially launched with a “Career Day and Registration Event”.
The Career Day marks the opening of the project, which aims to address the lack of qualified, well-trained workers in Ghana’s fashion and textile industries.
With support of Invest for Jobs N4G is implemented by the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP). The NEEDLES FOR GIRLS’ project is to provide 1,000 girls with employable skills in fashion ( https://invest-for-jobs.com/en/news/needles-for-girls)