ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.

Where we work

ActionAid works in six of the ten regions of Ghana. These are Northern Region, Upper East Region, Upper West Region, Brong Ahafo Region, Greater Accra Region and Volta Region.

Where we work
  • ActionAid’s Regional Rights Programme started in July 2001 in the Ga West District in the Greater Accra Region.
    Aboasa, Ghana- Ophelia Brakwa, 16, demonstrates how she studies next to her fami
  • The Brong Ahafo (BA) Regional Rights Programme was started in 2000 in the Asutifi District. In 2005, the programme expanded to cover the Tain district. Currently, the programme operates in 36...
  • The second region that ActionAid begun working in, ActionAid entered Chereponi (eastern area in the Northern Region), in 1993, quickly extending operations to urban and peri-urban Tamale (...
    Latif Afishetu, 14, part of an education program in Chanshegu, Northern Ghana
  • ActionAid started work in the Upper West Region in 1998 in the Sissala district. Three years later, in 2001, a second development area was established in the Jirapa-Lambussie district, funded by...
    Josephine Suglo, Agustina Gabue, Cynthia Yiriyella and Pascalina Tinga on bikes
  • ActionAid Ghana’s Upper East Regional Rights Programme was the first programme to be established in 1990. The programme covers four out of the eight districts municipalities in the region. The four...
    Pupils entertain the crowd before a meeting to discuss Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Communities in Volta region are predominantly small scale farmers, and ActionAid started formal operations at Kadjebi in the Volta Region of Ghana in November 2002. 
    Dead maize after the floods of 2008