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The Design Mission is grateful to the Minister.  Ministry of Manpower. Youth and Employment (MMYF’s) and especially the Deputy Minister of   MMYE Hon.   Madam Frema  Osei Opare   for giving us  the  opportunity   to  contribute  to   design   of    the implementation   arrangements   for  LEAP  and   for   their invaluable  support   in   the course   of    our   work . We   are   deeply    grateful    to   Mrs.    .Angela   Asante   Asare, Coordinator of   the National Social Protection Strategy at MMYE for her tireless management   of   the work  of   the  Design   Mission.  

The   team   is   also grateful   to Mr. Mawutor  Ablo also of   MMYE.  In many respects some development partners have played key roles in making this assignment possible including Dr Sonya Sultan at DfID and Ms. Tamar Schrofer and Mr. Eric Okrah at UNICEF, and other members of   the Vulnerability and Exclusion Sector Group. The Deputy Director General at the   Ghana   Statistical  Service,   Prof   N.N.Nuamah   and   his   staff   were  extremely supportive of the requests for data for which we are grateful.

We   similarly  enjoyed   considerable   cooperation   from   the   Department   of   Social Welfare (DSW), with special reference to Mr. John Ankrah (Ag. Director);   Deputy Directors-   Mr.   S.  Adongo  (Child  Rights   Protection);Mrs.   M.   Kutsoati     (Justice Administration); Mr.Bissaba (Community Care); Mr. Lawrence Ofori-Addo; Mr. Nat Khing  Tackie,  Mr.   William   Ninyuni  DSW   staff   (Professional,  adnunistrative)   at headquarters, especially Ms. Edem Anassah all in the LEAP Secretariat.

Others have played instrumental roles in the execution  of   this assignment including a Brazilian team of technical advisors provided by the Government of Brazil and the indelible support of  DfID  and  the  International  Poverty  Centre  (IPC).  DSW staff at  the Central Regional office in Cape (Mast and in the following Districts in the Region Mankessim, Awutu-Efutu-Senya, and Agona districts were very helpful; and in the North the DSW staff  at the regional office in Tamale and in the district offices in Savelugu-Nanton, Tolon -Kumbugu provided  the team with lot of assistance.

The team  is  also  grateful   to   the  DSW  staff   in   Bawku  and   the  District  Coordinator Director at the Bawku Municipal Assembly for their support. Others include Ministry of     Educauon,     Mr.G.O. Atrani     (Director     of      Planning-Budgedng-Monitonng-Evaluation PBME); Ministry of Health (MOIIVTBME Director- Mr. Edward Addai; Ghana Commercial Bank  -  Mr.   Martin   Mensah   Deputy Financial  Managing Director; Ghana Post Company Ltd. (Mr. Kofi Dua-Adonteng-Managing Director); Ministry For Women ami Children’s Affairs Mr. Valentine Kuuzome-Chief Director and Mr. Modey Director of  Administration.

We gained considerable insight from various   NGOs   including    -   ActionAid;   Plan   Ghana;   Catholic   Relief   Services, Christian Children’s Fund, Cdn. Social Investment Foundation (SIF)

                                                  Ellen Bortei Doku Aryeetey
                                                  Team Leader
                                                  On behalf of the Design Mission Team
                                                  26"’ November 2007
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