AfriKids Ghana Trustees
Very Rev. Fr. Moses Akebule
Very Rev. Fr. Moses Akebule is currently the Financial Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Navrongo-Bolgatanga and the Chair of AfriKids Ghana Board of Trustees. Before his appointment as the Financial Administrator of the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese, Very Rev. Fr. Moses Akebule was the Cathedral Administrator and Parish Priest of Sacred Heart Parish Cathedral in Bolgatanga.
Rev. Fr. Moses Akebule holds a postgraduate Licentiate in Sacred Theology degree from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge (Boston, U.S.A) and has been a member of several non-profit bodies such as Administrator of the Comite Help Ghana, Bladel-Bolgatanga and the Coordinator of Global Solidarity Partnerships, Madison.
Rev. Fr. Moses Akebule has rich work experience as the Diocesan Youth Chaplain of the Navrongo-Bolgatanga Diocese, the Hospital Chaplain at Tuff-New England Medical Centre, Boston and Parochial Vicar of St. Ann’s Parish, Dorchester.
Dr. Agnes Atia Apusigah
Dr. Agnes Atia Apusigah is an Associate Professor in Cultural and Gender Studies and dean of the Faculty of Education, University for Development Studies, Ghana. Dr. Apusigah holds a Ph.D in Cultural Studies with a minor in Curriculum Studies from Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Her research is in the areas of Gender/Women Studies, Political Economy of African Development, Educational Reform and Policy Development, and Indigenous Knowledge Systems. Dr. Apusigah teaches courses in African Studies, Gender and Development, Educational Foundations, Research Methodologies, Endogenous Development, Development Education and African Studies.
Dr. Apusigah has also been deeply involved in practical development work offering consultancies to donor agencies such as the AfDb, ILO, UNICEF, G-rap, CIDA and NGOs such as Christian Aid, Action Aid Ghana and Send Ghana. She is part of the women’s movement of Ghana and supports the activities of community-based women’s organizations such as CENSUDI, WOM, SWOPA and SMA, all in northern Ghana.
Mrs. Francisca Yizura Afoko
Mrs. Francisca Yizura Afoko is the Headmistress of Navrongo Senior High School, (NAVASCO). She holds a Masters degree in Education (Management Option) and has a long record of distinguished service in the area of Secondary Education.
Mrs Afoko is an ardent sports person; she is the women’s Representative in the National Sports Federation Executive. She is also the Treasurer of the Committee of Heads of Assisted Secondary School (CHASS).
Lawyer Kenneth Adabayery
Mr Kenneth Adabayeri is a lawyer by profession and the Upper East Regional Director of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ).
He has innumerable work experience in law and a partner of the law firm Ayieta Law Consult. He is also a member of several committees and panels in the region.
Mr Ignatius Dankwa-Smith is the Upper East Regional Director of the Department of Social Welfare. He replaces his former colleague, Mr Christopher Babooroh, who is now based in Accra as the Ag. Director of the Department of Social Welfare.
Mr Dankwa-Smith has several years of rich experience in Social Work, Community Development and Child Protection especially in the areas of juvenile reformation, adoption and fostering. He is also member of a number of Boards and Committees in the region.