In the news

Press Coverage


Ghanaian 'Superhero' Awarded for Work to End 'Spirit Child' Killings

February 2018

Ghanaian 'Superhero' Awarded for Work to End 'Spirit Child' Killings

Stronger collaboration needed for CBE implementation

September 2017

Stronger collaboration needed for CBE implementation

Ghana: CBE Learners in Pass Out in Pusiga

July 2017

Children between the ages of 8 years to 14 years in the Northern and Upper East Regions, who are not in school, have been enrolled under Ghana Complimentary Basic Education (CBE) programme to acquire learning through literacy classes in their own communities.

Former Concoction man now Christian

March 2017

Former Concoction man now christian

AfriKids Ghana to register CBE beneficiaries on NHIS‏

February 2017

The Country Director of Afrikids Ghana, Nicholas Kumah has announced plans by the NGO to register beneficiaries of the Complementary Basic Education, CBE onto the NHIS.

NGO rolls out project to combat teenage pregnancy in Upper East

April 2016

A child rights organization (Afrikids) in collaboration with the Ghana health service and other stakeholders  in the Upper East Region has commenced a project to promote sex education in seven districts  to reduce an alarming teenage pregnancy and unsafe abortion rates in the region.

School children celebrate Ghanaian Independence

March 2016

School children celebrated Ghanaian Independence Day yesterday with a visit from a survivor of the country’s former spirit child killing ritual.

The City & Guilds Group announces first round of Skills Development Fund investments

January 2016

The City & Guilds Group has announced it is providing two grants to charities - AfriKids and St. Giles Trust - the first two investments from its £5m Skills Development Fund. 

The GQ Guide to Philanthropy

December 2015

AfriKids is an internationally award-winning child rights and community development organisation working in northern Ghana to alleviate child suffering and poverty. 

Social Impact Insights: Georgie Fienberg, Founder, AfriKids

November 2015

In our Social Impact Insights series, we like to highlight the work of incredible, socially motivated individuals who are making a great impact in their communities. Following from our interviews with Nigel KershawAndrea Coleman and Iqbal Wahhab, we sat down with Georgie Fienberg, social entrepreneur and founder of Ghanaian charity AfriKids.

Supporting Vulnerable Children

November 2015

Players of People's Postcode Lottery to support vulnerable children in Ghana. 

People's Postcode Lottery has today announced an award of £200,000 from players to AfriKids to help end child marriage and promote child rights in Northern Ghana.


November 2015

Guest Campaign: #GivingTuesday

Facilitators trained for CBE programme

October 2015

AfriKids Ghana, in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES) and selected district assemblies, has held a three-week intensive training course for 224 facilitators of the Ghana Complementary Basic Education (CBE) programme at Pusu Namogo in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region.

Sarah Brown: Victoria slaved in a gold mine aged 12

March 2014

The president of Theirworld and co-founder of says 57m children risk their health and lives working in treacherous conditions

Paul Apowida: From Ghanaian 'spirit boy' to UK soldier

November 2013

Paul Apowida is a soldier and accomplished painter whose first book has just been published.

Ghanaians ban 'spirit child' killing

April 2013

Local leaders in northern Ghana have announced the abolition of the ritual killing of babies born with physical disabilities, who were believed to have been possessed by evil spirits.

© 2020 AfriKids. All Rights Reserved

AfriKids UK Head Office:
21 Southampton Row
United Kingdom

+44 (0) 207 269 0740

AfriKids Ghana Head Office:
PO Box 166
Upper East Region

+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