The Republic of Ghana has enacted a progressive legislation in order to protect children from any kind of abuse and exploitation. These provisions are however too often disregarded. Children are commonly employed in unsafe workplaces and girls are the object of sexual abuse and are often forced into prostitution. The lack of funding and expertise […]
Children as victims According to recent estimates from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), approximately 795 million people, or 1 in 9 people globally, experience chronic undernourishment1. The majority of those suffering live in developing nations. In sub-Saharan Africa alone – the region with the highest prevalence of hunger worldwide – 220 million […]
Sometimes visuals can express facts and truth better than words. I want you to scroll over some of these photographs before i address anything. There are people and children out there in Africa who are suffering at the hands of their destiny. The kids are out for begging and getting spoiled working as labours instead […]
Erica is now in Class 4 at the Pearl School she is doing great and has returned to school with a new sense of wonder at the world, better understanding of global issues, fresh minds and an ignited passion for making a difference – since you have shown your care for them. Unfortunately, this first […]
Merry Christmas to all of our supporters, volunteers and donors! I am writing this on Christmas Eve to thank all of you once again for your support of PAAJAF and the PAAJAF Educational Institute. We are so grateful to have all of you among our supporters! As you know, our vision is to create an […]
My intention was to help the educational projects in Ghana after signing up for the UN online volunteering platform. PAAJAF needed fundraising actions and I undertook them. I extremely satisfied since I was able to develop my design skills contributing to a meaningful cause. I was able to design templates, webpage and logos.
Mahatma Gandhi said once “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” Sometimes, human beings need to shake their world, forget everything they’ve learnt, leave conventions behind and start over, discovering that things we thought were normal or common to everybody happen to be a luxury in other […]
Thanks to the United Nations volunteer program I had the opportunity to meet PAAJAF’s project that aims to provide help to underprivileged people and adults who do not have access to education. Since September 2013, I have been involved in its activities covering different parts like fundraising or legal advising, specially oriented under the European […]