Children of the Light

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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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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.

The children are helped to grow intellectually, and physically. CotL helps children to break out of the harsh cycle of inadequate education and poverty and grow to reach their full potential.

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2018 Christmas   11 December 2018

To all our Supporters,

Thank you for all the support you have given to Children of the Light over the years. GOD BLESS YOU!

As Christmas is fast approaching, we have a lot of programs coming up to put smiles on faces. Included in the programs, we are raising awareness on serious environmental issues, hence the title of our Christmas Performance,'The Little Hummingbird'. With all what lies ahead your support is needed. A small $10.00 Christmas gift will go a long way to supporting us this Christmas. Thanks a million! 😊

You can contact us by email ( or by phone at +233 24 205 5897 if you have additional questions.

The Children of the Light Team

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