Mohammed Awal Abdallah is a graduate of the University for Development Studies where he pursued a course in B.A Integrated Development Studies, with optional specialisation in Development Communication.
He also holds a diploma in Basic Education from the University of Cape Coast. Awal is a native of the Northern Region and has a vast experience of implementing projects in over 15 districts in the 3 regions in the north of Ghana. He speaks 4 different languages common to the 3 regions and for that matter, very familiar with the culture and customs of the people.
Awal has worked with Theatre for Social Change since mid-2013. He currently supervises 25 Peer Educators under the Dance4life project to implement Comprehensive Sexuality Education project in 20 schools across 4 districts in the Northern and Upper East Regions. Awal also has an experience of working with DKT international on the NO YAWA project using forum theatre, between January to September 2015 in 45 Senior High Schools in the Northern and Upper West Regions. Through his work as a Project Officer, he has always demonstrated his passion for community development through inspiring and leading young people to advocate for their needs to decision makers, devise strategies for addressing problems in their communities and actively participating in improving their lives and those of other community members. He possesses an up-to-date knowledge of the development sector in Ghana and of global trends, especially in the area of gender rights and adolescent sexual and reproductive health. He has strong communication skills, for example giving presentations and writing reports, leading workshops and representing his work or Theatre for Social Change to a variety of audiences. Before joining TFSC in 2013 as a Project officer, Awal was a classroom teacher of the East Gonja District with five years of teaching experience.