The drones will fly birth control pills to women in hard-to-reach villages.
Why do people in Cape Coast, Ghana, not wear shoes? This video explores reasons that range from financial struggles to career choices.
When oil was discovered off the Ghanaian coast in 2007, many citizens thought this would translate into significant economic development. Development has come slower than expected.
Loyola University Chicago's student fellow Olivia Conti looks at the daily lives of fishermen on the beach of Elmina at Cape Coast in Ghana.
Children in Ghana contract serious diseases while walking barefoot. Why is this still an issue if the solution is so easy?
In October 2014, Ghanaian workers at MODEC, a general contracting company, demonstrated against pay discrimination and were fired. Is this indicative of a larger trend within the entire industry?
Fishing communities have been a major part of Ghanaian culture for centuries. Today, fishermen face serious challenges following the discovery of oil along Ghana's coast.
Expectations for the Ghanaian oil industry were high when the resource was discovered in 2007, yet most Ghanaians have not yet seen the benefits of the industry's presence.
In Ghana the ideal skin complexion represented in the media is of fair skin tones. How far will women go to lighten their skin?
These portraits were chosen to illustrate the diverse beauty of young Ghanaian girls. They respond to questions about perceptions of beauty and the media promotion of skin-bleaching products.
Watch ZoomLion, Ghana's largest private waste management company, in action as it cleans Ghana's streets.
Waste management services in Ghana have improved since private companies entered the scene. Even so, Ghana is running out of places to put its trash and is looking for alternative methods of disposal.
What happens when we're told to "walk a mile in his shoes" but the child has no shoes? In Ghana this is an everyday reality making harmful diseases more prevalent.
Ghana's offshore oil industry began drilling in 2010, bringing with it significant economic growth. However, history shows that managing oil resources often proves more difficult than expected.
Jessica Edmond, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, examines the effects of media that promote skin bleaching among women and children in Ghana.
A push-pull between Ghana’s residents and its department of waste management has been ongoing—trash bins have been stolen and open defecation is commonplace. A turnaround may be in the works.
Across the world more attention needs to be focused on children's needs so that girls as well as boys will attend school and learn to read, and that all will have safe water and access to healthcare.
In Accra, capital of Ghana, residents cope with water scarcity while the state water company rakes in cash from abroad.
In December 2010, Ghana joined the league of oil-producers, determined to make oil a blessing and not a curse. Christiane Badgley visits Takoradi, a.k.a. Oil City to see how things are going so far.
Reporting from Pulitzer Center journalists and across the blogosphere on food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition around the world.
Every year, thousands of women and young girls migrate from Ghana’s poorer, Muslim north to the major cities of the Christian south. Known as Kayayo, they travel to work as porters in city markets, and spend their days carrying heavy loads for meager wages. Due to a shortage of employment opportunities and money for housing, many end up sleeping on the streets or being coerced into sexual servitude in exchange for shelter.
Lauryn and Janay from School Without Walls in Washington, DC report on Teenage Prostitution in the US.
International media organizations nominate 'Fatal Extraction' for innovation in multimedia storytelling.
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
Reporters in one of the largest ever journalistic collaborations in Africa spent months unearthing court records and hushed-up government audits to tell human stories of mining's impacts in Africa.
Too often, the people most affected by poor water sanitation are also those least able to address the issue. Industry, government, and entrenched poverty all stand in the way of access to clean water.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Two Penn students named 2013 Pulitzer Center International Student Reporting Fellows.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Multiple Pulitzer Center grantees have been recognized by Pictures of the Year International for their work.
The 2012 Photocrati Fund honors the work of Pulitzer Center grantees Peter DiCampo and Sean Gallagher.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Ghana and Turkey.
Christiane Badgley's article about Ghana's oil industry, originally published by iWatch, has been highlighted by various news and advocacy organizations.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Ghana, Bolivia, and Pakistan.