Charity information


AfriKids is a child rights organisation working in northern Ghana to alleviate acute child suffering and poverty.

Founded 2002

  • Mission statement

    AfriKids mission is to ensure that every child under the age of 21 in Ghana is afforded his/her rights as outlined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and to do this by building the capacity and resources of local people, organisations and initiatives in such a way that they will be able to continue their efforts independently and sustainably in the future.

    Our philosophy is to:

    Listen to what a community knows it needs

    Empower them to make the necessary changes themselves

    Ensure absolute sustainability

    Our goal is to make AfriKids Ghana financially and managerially sustainable by 2018, so that they can continue to work towards our mission independent from handouts.

  • Aims

    AfriKids aims to:

    • Our aim to tackle complex social and cultural issues that infringe on children''s rights in an innovative and sustainable way.
  • Overview

    Established: August 2002

    Registered Charity Number: 1093624

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 11

    Volunteers: 3

    Phone number: 020 7443 5110

    Address: Ground Floor 21 Southampton Row London WC1B 5HA

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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