Children of the Light

Organisation page created in the Education category

Help us educate children in Ghana and build a Learning Centre, We help children break out of the poverty cycle through quality education.

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  Auckland Poverty School Projects Child Welfare

Children of the Light is founded by a Kiwi and has a passion for helping African children break out of the harsh cycle of inadequate education and poverty.

----- We are raising $120,000 to continue construction on a Learning Centre, which will allow us to employ more teachers and accommodate more children. -----

We run year-round educational programs in Ghana, for children aged 4 to 16 years in one-on-one and small-group learning settings.

We rely on donations to achieve our goal of impacting children in Ghana through the transforming power of education.

Ways you can Help:

- Donate towards our monthly operations, programs, and our building project

- Sponsor a child for one-on-one tutoring

- Volunteer your time

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Together we can make a difference!

More about us

Children of the Light (CotL), is a registered Charitable Organization in Ghana and in New Zealand. The organisation has been in operation in Ghana, W/Africa since 2005.

The mission of CotL is to impact young lives by providing creative, holistic, child-centred education in order to build lives that influence society.

In addition to academics, the children are assisted in their emotional, social and physical growth. Six days a week, children enjoy a lively educational experience which is conducted in a safe and non-threatening environment. Furthermore, throughout the year, the children participate in several exciting programs which broaden their scope of the world.

We seek to make education an enjoyable and life changing experience, as we believe strongly that education is a vital component to enabling children to reach their full potential.

Latest update

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Climbing with a Purpose!!!  12 September 2020

Posted by: Children of the Light

On Saturday, 12 September 2020, Jeanette Brown and Patience Akunduo, will be climbing Mount Afadjato, the highest mountain in Ghana.

They are climbing to raise awareness and support for .

Children of the Light provides quality education to many children, is passionate about the environment and stands alongside those who are fighting to save the magnificent Atewa Forest, located in Ghana's Eastern Region.

Cheer them on and know that what you give will help them do more.

"If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a closed room with a mosquito." African Proverb

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Peter& Joy
Peter& Joy on 29 Sep 2020
Hope this helps a little
Martha on 09 Aug 2020
Thank you for helping the children of Ghana 🇬🇭
Martha on 07 Jul 2020
Jeannette, Keep doing the amazing work you do! God’s blessings ❤️
Rosa on 01 Jul 2020
May this help children out there ! 🙌🏽🌸🙏🏽
Kyle on 25 Apr 2020
I pray you guys are doing well, stay blessed Jeanette.

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