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AfriKids organises JHS Girls STEM Quiz

July 2022

 AfriKids Ghana, a child rights Non-Governmental Organization, has organized girls science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics quiz (STEM) in Bolgatanga. Lesson learning is one of the critical areas of AfriKids Ghana.

AfriKids named a top 10 finalist for Klaus J. Jacobs Best Practice Prizes 2022

June 2022

AfriKids has been named a top 10 finalist for the Klaus J. Jacobs Best Practice Prizes 2022, a set of three awards each worth CHF 200,000 ($208,000) that honour outstanding achievement and practice in advancing quality education.

2022 Klaus J. Jacobs Best Practice Prizes – AfriKids

June 2022

AfriKids recognised among top 10 finalists for CHF 600,000 Klaus J. Jacobs Best Practice Prize 2022. AfriKids recognised for supporting Ghanaian children’s rights to be healthy, safe and learn. 

Digitisation Project for Basic Schools Launched At Talensi

October 2021

AfriKids Ghana, a Child Rights NGO, in collaboration with Imagine Worldwide has launched a pilot Project on Digitisation in some selected schools in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region to improve learning outcomes in numeracy and literacy.

NGO [AfriKids Ghana] Donates Uniforms, Learning Materials to 182 Pupils in U/E

October 2021

AfriKids Ghana, a Child Rights NGO, has donated school uniforms and learning materials valued at GH₵100,000.00 to 182 needy pupils in the Upper East Region.

The beneficiaries who were from the Kassena-Nankana and Bolgatanga Municipalities, Bongo, Talensi, Nabdam, Builsa South and Builsa North districts received school uniforms and learning materials such as exercise books, pens and pencils.

AfriKids launches Mobile Library Project in Upper East

December 2020

AfriKids Ghana, a child rights Non-Governmental Organisation has launched Mobile Library project in the Upper East Region to complement Ghana Education [Service] (GES) efforts at addressing the academic challenges facing school pupils in this era of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

COVID-19: GRA [Ghana Revenue Authority] supports UER and AfriKids Hospitals

December 2020

As part of efforts towards the fight against the spread of the novel Coronavirus Disease pandemic and improve sanitation practices, the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has presented hygiene materials to the Upper East Regional Hospital and AfriKids Medical Health Centre.

Civil Society Organisation network for Sexual and Reproductive Health Education in schools

September 2020

Some Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the Upper East Region have teamed up and formulated a road map to advocate for the mainstreaming of Reproductive Health Education into basic school’s curriculum.

Afrikids Ghana donates over GHS1m worth of PPEs, food to support Covid-19 fight northern Ghana

July 2020

International child rights NGO, Afrikids says a number of its social intervention projects including free therapy sessions for cerebral palsy children have been badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

In its bid to support government in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus...

AfriKids Ghana supports 13 Districts fight COVID-19

July 2020

AfriKids Ghana, a Child Rights Non-Governmental Organization, under its COVID-19 response project, has undertaken wide spread sensitization programmes on COVID-19 and presented preventive materials as well as food items to some vulnerable communities in 13 districts in four Regions of Northern Ghana.

Streetism: a major threat to attainment of SDGs

December 2019

" I grew up in a house in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana where I thought was my home. I lived with a man I thought was my biological father, but the wicked treatment he meted out to me at the tender age of five was not what I expected from a father..." 

AfriKids supports pupils with learning materials

October 2019

AfriKids Ghana, a NGO, has presented school uniforms and stationery to pupils in the Nabdam District of the Upper East Region to support them to stay in school. 

AfriKids mainstreams 55 street children into formal education

October 2019

AfriKids Ghana, a child rights NGO, through its 'School of Night Rabbits' project, has successfully mainstreamed 55 street children in Bolgatanga Municipality into the formal education system. 

AfriKids donates towards Upper East Regional Ghana Journalists Association awards

October 2019

AfriKids, an NGO in the UER, has donated towards the "Child Rights"category of the Upper East Regional Ghana Journalists Association Awards. 

British envoy donates books to AfriKids

August 2019

The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Iain Walker, has donated several boxes of reading books to AfriKids-Ghana, a leading non-government organisation for child rights in northern Ghana, to be distributed to some selected basic schools in the Upper East Region to help improve upon reading habits.

Focus on education to unlock potentials - British High Commissioner

August 2019

Mr Iain Walker,  the British High Commissioner to Ghana, has asked school children to concentrate on their studies, saying quality education with the right attitude towards learning was more important than anything else. 

June Sarpong returns to her roots in the world's most welcoming country

March 2019

For me, Ghana is and has always been the country of dreams. Ever since independence from Britain in 1957, it has been a country of aspiration...

AfriKids Ghana distributes early childhood books to two districts

March 2019

About 3,570 early childhood development books have been presented by AFRIKIDS Ghana to 27 schools...

June Sarpong on talkRADIO

February 2019

June Sarpong on Talk radio.  Listen to  her interview where she spoke about diversity, equality and the problems children face in Africa.

June Sarpong on BBC radio Northampton

February 2019

June Sarpong on BBC radio Northampton.  Listen to  her interview where she spoke about diversity, equality and the problems children face in Africa.

AfriKids Ambassador June Sarpong talks to Sky News

February 2019

AfriKids ambassador June Sarpong joins Sky's Sarah Jane on Sky News Sunrise at 8.15am to talk about her trip to Ghana and the Time2Shine appeal.

AfriKids UK Head Office:
AfriKids, Unit G05,
The Record Hall,
16-16A Baldwin's Gardens,
London,
EC1N 7RJ 

+44 (0) 207 269 0740

AfriKids Ghana Head Office:
PO Box 166
Bolgatanga
Upper East Region
Ghana

+233 (0) 3820 97134

Registered charity in England and Wales: 1141028
Registered NGO in Ghana: DSW/3024
Registered in The Netherlands. Tax no: 8238.13.289