The Absence of a Disability Measurement System in the Disbursement of the District Assembly Common Fund for Persons with Disabilities in Ghana: How the Most Vulnerable are Denied Access

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Eric Elikem Ashiabi
Avea Prosper Avea


District Assembly Common Funds for Persons with Disability, access criteria, Ghana


This paper studied the access criteria to the DACF for PWDs Fund by interviewing two DFMC members each across 13 districts. The results show the selection criteria are subjective, deny the most vulnerable access and recommended the use of a social policy-oriented disability measurement system to determine equitable access.

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