ActionAid Ghana (AAG) is an Affiliate of ActionAid Federation. The Affiliation status has given AAG a dual identity as an international NGO and a national self-governing legal entity with a degree of autonomy. As the first Southern Affiliate of the ActionAid Federation, AAG transformed as a branch of AA UK in 2005 as an Associate of ActionAid International and registered as a national NGO with a functional Board of Trustees. In 2007, AAG gained an Affiliate status and established a General Assembly.
AAG has been operating in Ghana since 1990 and has presence in six out of the 10 administrative regions of Ghana. These are Upper East, Upper West, Northern, Brong Ahafo, Volta and Greater Accra Regions. The focus of our interventions has over the years shifted from helping to address the manifestations of poverty to the structural causes of poverty and injustice and advancing alternatives