ActionAid is a UK-based organization that began operating in Ghana in 1990. They currently support over one million people in over 250 communities in the Upper East, Upper West, Northern, Brong Ahafo, Volta, and Greater Accra regions. ActionAid Ghana aims to support the basic needs and rights of the poor by working with communities and local organizations to strengthen their efforts, making the most of their knowledge and experience to improve access to services. ActionAid Ghana also works with the government, community groups, and international partners to make policies that enhance the quality of life.

ActionAid Ghana’s work in women’s rights follows their overarching human-rights-based approach to focus on women in leadership, ending violence against women and girls and empowering women in all walks of life.

ActionAid Ghana also invests heavily in education. Their emphasis is on securing girls’ and women’s right to education, emphasizing participation, transparency, and accountability in the education sector. They help to support our basic education programs and have succeeded in increasing access to formal education throughout Ghana.