sponsor a child

Your sponsorship of $50/month makes it possible for a child to stay in school. In Ghana, free and compulsory education is offered up to age 14, but families must still pay school fees for books, testing, uniforms, chairs, desks, health insurance and school building funds. For families who are trying to survive on less than $2 a day, paying these school fees becomes impossible. ACEF offers sponsorships that provide families the funds needed to pay these school fees so they can give their children an education.

You will receive quarterly reports about your sponsored child, and letters at least twice a year.

Children in need of sponsors:


Georgette Amoako

Date of Birth: May 7, 2002

Georgette is a lively 15-year old twin in Grade 9 Junior High School at Ankaase village, Ghana. Her mother died when Georgette was only 8 years old. Her father also died 3 years ago in 2014 when Georgette was 12 years old. Since then, Georgette's aging 76-year old maternal grandmother became her guardian doing whatever she can to raise Georgette and her twin sister Harriet. Georgette is an excellent performer in school and has the desire to pursue Senior High School and college education, and become an "Accountant" in future. This grandmother can not afford to pay Georgette's bills for tuition, textbooks, uniforms and feeding. However, the most immediate need of Georgette's family is housing, since her grandmother's house fell down in a recent thunderstorm which rendered the whole house uninhabitable. On March 1, 2017, Georgette's grandmother, Akua Serwaa, requested emergency financial assistance from Africana Children's Education Fund to enable Georgette and her twin sister Harriet find a better rental accommodation and continue to stay in school to pursue their future dreams. We are seeking a sponsor for Georgette who can afford to make a monthly donation of $100 to enable Georgette to move to better housing and continue to stay in school to pursue her future professional dreams. Georgette is currently a homeless teenager with great potential who needs a sponsor to assist her in in her time of housing and financial crisis.

Needs Sponsor at $100 per month.

Harriet Amoako

Date of Birth: May 7, 2002.

Harriet is a lively 15-year old twin in Grade 9 Junior High School at Ankaase village, Ghana. Her mother died when Harriet was only 8 years old. Her father also died 3 years ago in 2014 when Harriet was 12 years old. Since then, Harriet's aging 76-year old maternal grandmother became her guardian doing whatever she can to raise Harriet and her twin sister Georgette. Harriet is an excellent performer in school and has the desire to pursue Senior High School and college education, to become a "commander" in the Ghana police service in future. This grandmother can not afford to pay Harriet's bills for tuition, textbooks, uniforms and feeding. However, the most immediate need of Harriet's family is housing, since her grandmother's house fell down in a recent thunderstorm which rendered the whole house uninhabitable. On March 1, 2017, Harriet's grandmother, Akua Serwaa, requested emergency financial assistance from Africana Children's Education Fund to enable Harriet and her twin sister Georgette find a better rental accommodation and continue to stay in school to pursue their future dreams. We are seeking a sponsor for Harriet who can afford to make a monthly donation of $100 to enable Harriet to move to a better rental housing and continue to stay in school to pursue her future professional dreams. Harriet is currently a homeless teenager with great potential who needs a sponsor to assist her in her time of housing and financial crisis.

Has a Sponsor

Millicent Afrifa

Date Of Birth: September 09, 2004.

Millicent is 12 years old and in Primary Grade 6 during the 2016-2017 academic year. Her father and breadwinner died in February 2017 in a fatal tree felling accident on his farm. Her mother has been handicapped with a major illness during the past 6 years. Her guardian is her 65-year old maternal grandmother, who is having major financial and emotional problems raising five grandchildren together with Millicent, her youngest. This aging grandmother has requested financial assistance from our Charitable Organization to enable Millicent to complete her Primary and Secondary education. Millicent wants to be a nurse after completing her High School education. Your monthly sponsorship donation of $50 per month will help Millicent to achieve her future professional dreams. Without a sponsor, Millicent will become a Primary School dropout and soon join the masses of desperate teenage girls whose childhood dreams were shattered by poverty. With your support, she will have some education and fulfilled professional dreams.

Needs sponsor

Samuel Adu Ansere

Samuel Adu Ansere is a 16-year old abandoned young boy in grade 8 at junior High School. He was born on August 8, 2000. His father died when he was 5 years old and his mother was not able to raise him and his four brothers together. Subsequently he was abandoned at age 8 when he was forced to fend for himself. Samuel's paternal grandmother searched for him, found him abandoned in a nearby village and brought him under her roof. Grandmother enrolled him in the local school and church. Being an aging peasant farmer, grandma is not able to meet all the childcare and school expenses for Samuel. A sponsorship of $50 per month per child is what is needed to keep Samuel in school. Without this sponsorship, Samuel is likely to drop out of school. He is doing above average work in school and with your help can make it to college. Please do what you can to sponsor Samuel to give him the "hand up" he needs to succeed. Your LOVE and optimism is what Samuel needs to prepare for a good future. He is knocking on your door today for assistance. Without your help, he will never start dreaming big; with it, he will be encouraged to work harder everyday for a brighter future, knowing that you are behind them. Please pledge today to become the "Angel on earth" Samuel needs in at this developmental stage in his life.

Needs a sponsor

Akwasi Pascal

Birthday: December 7, 2000

Akwasi is 12 years old and in the fourth grade at Ankaase Methodist School. Both of his parents have died, and he lives with his five siblings and grandmother in a one room dwelling in Ankaase, Ghana. Akwasi enjoys school, and would like to continue his education, but his grandmother is unemployed and often doesn’t have enough money to feed her grandchildren. Akwasi’s oldest sister and an aunt have been helping provide for the children, but there are not enough funds to send the children to school on a consistent basis. Your sponsorship of Akwasi will allow him to continue his education and ease the burden on his family.


Needs a Sponsor
Isaac Boakye

Birthdate: April 9, 1994

Isaac is a high school student. Sponsorship is $100/month

Isaac completed Junior High School at SDA School in Ankaase in 2010, and was accepted to Kofi Agyei Senior High School in the village of Bampanase in 2011. His father died around this time, and his mother was left alone to care for Isaac and his three siblings. She is a peasant farmer and does not have funds to send Isaac to school every day. The family must pay transportation fees for the daily 24-mile round trip to and from school, as well as school fees, uniform, meals, and school supplies. Isaac’s attendance has been irregular, and he is danger of dropping out of school. Your sponsorship of $50 per month will enable Isaac to become a High School Graduate in two years.

Needs a sponsor


Richard Agyemang

Birthday: June 25, 2002

Richard is 10 years old and in the fourth grade at Ankaase Methodist School. Richard and his siblings are all in need of sponsorship. Both his father and mother have died, and he lives with his grandmother in the small village of Ankaase. She is too old to work, and must rely on the oldest sibling and the children’s aunt to help feed the children and pay school fees. Most of the time, there are not enough funds to go around and the children have been unable to stay in school full-time. Your sponsorship will allow Richard to stay in school and prepare to enter Junior High.

Needs a sponsor


Sarah Adu

Birthday: August 9, 2003

Sarah is eight years old and in the third grade in Ankaase Methodist School. Both of her parents have died, and she lives with her five siblings and grandmother in a one room dwelling in Ankaase, Ghana. Sarah’s grandmother is unemployed and often doesn’t have enough money to feed her grandchildren. Sarah’s oldest sister and an aunt have been helping provide for the children, but there are not enough funds to send the children to school on a consistent basis. Sarah is at an important stage of her education, and needs to attend school regularly. Your sponsorship of Sarah will allow her to continue her education and ease the burden on her family.

Needs a sponsor


David Boakye

Birthday: June 7, 2000

David is in the 4th grade at SDA School in Ankaase. His father died a few years ago, and his mother, who is a seasonal farmer, does not have the funds to continue sending him to school. David has perfect attendance in school and is performing above average. Sponsorship funds will provide David with all his school fees, pay for his school clothes and supplies, and allow him to have breakfast and lunch at school. His mother can only afford to feed him one meal a day. Your sponsorship will give David what he needs to be healthy and successful in school.

Needs a sponsor


Saulson Boakye

Birthday: June 15, 2000

Saulson is in the 5th grade at SDA School in Ankaase. His father died a few years ago, and his mother, who is a seasonal farmer, does not have the funds to continue sending him to school. Saulson has perfect attendance in school and is performing above average. Sponsorship funds will provide Saulson with all his school fees, pay for his school clothes and supplies, and allow him to have breakfast and lunch at school. His mother can only afford to feed him one meal a day. Your sponsorship will give Saulson what he needs to be healthy and successful in school.

Needs a sponsor


Jennifer Sarfo

Jennifer Sarfo is a 9-year old ORPHAN in grade 4. She has a 11-year old ORPHAN sister, EUNICE ADU AMPONSAH in Grade 6. They are being raised by their maternal Aunt Mary. Aunt Mary is a cook at a local private school and her income of two dollars per working day is not enough to cover all the feeding, childcare and school-related expenses for Jennifer and Eunice. A sponsorship of $50 per month per child is what is needed to keep these two girls in school. Please do what you can to sponsor these two girls and give them a "hand up" in their young lives. Your LOVE and optimism is what they need now to enable them to open doors to opportunity. They are knocking on your door today for assistance. Without your help, they will never start dreaming big; with it, they will be encouraged to work harder everyday for a brighter future, knowing that you are behind them. Please pledge today to become the "Angel on earth" they need in their young lives.

Has a sponsor!

DeLove Nyarko

DeLove Nyarko is seven years old and now completing Grade one this summer. He dreams of becoming a medical doctor when he grows up, so that he can "help sick people". His father died in 2007 and his mother [Cynthia] died in November 2012. DeLove and his older brother Stephen now live with their maternal grandmother who had no formal education, and no financial resources to support DeLove and Stephen to get their school uniforms, books and school supplies. A "Good Samaritan", who was a friend of the deceased mother, introduced DeLove and his older brother Stephen to Africana Children's Education Fund Inc one month ago. Without financial sponsorship of $50 per month, DeLove will be at risk of dropping out of Grade school. Please help DeLove to stay in school by becoming his sponsor.

Has a sponsor!

Comfort Agyemang

Birthday: December 7, 2006

Comfort is six years old and in the first grade at Ankaase Methodist School. Both of her parents have died, and she lives with her five siblings and grandmother in a one room dwelling in Ankaase, Ghana. Comfort has just started school, and has enjoyed learning to read and write. Her grandmother is unemployed and often doesn’t have enough money to feed her grandchildren or pay school fees. Comfort’s oldest sister and an aunt have been helping provide for the children, but there are not enough funds to send the children to school on a consistent basis. Your sponsorship of Comfort will allow her to continue her education and ease the burden on her family.


Has a sponsor!
Eunice Adu Amponsah

Eunice Adu Amponsah is a 11-year old ORPHAN. She has a 9-year old ORPHAN sister, Jennifer Sarfo. They are being raised by their maternal Aunt Mary. Aunt Mary is a cook at a local private school and her income of two dollars per working day is not enough to cover all the feeding, childcare and school-related expenses for Eunice and her sister Jennifer. A sponsorship of $50 per month per child is what is needed to keep these two girls in school. Please do what you can to sponsor these two girls and give them a "hand up" in their young lives. Your LOVE and optimism is what they need now to enable them to open doors to opportunity. They are knocking on your door today for assistance. Without your help, they will never start dreaming big; with it, they will be encouraged to work harder everyday for a brighter future, knowing that you are behind them. Please pledge today to become the "Angel on earth" they need in their young lives.

Has a sponsor!

Angela Opoku

Angela Opoku is 9 years old, in Grade 3 and lives with her mother who is illiterate and unemployed. Angela’s father died two years ago, leaving Angela and her younger brother in the care of her unemployed mother. When her mother heard about ACEF’s mission of helping orphans and poor families with their educational efforts, she approached the ACEF representative for assistance. Angela has good grades and is highly motivated with school work. At age 9, she dreams of becoming a nurse in future just like the nurse in her village clinic who cured her of malaria in 2014. Angela needs a sponsorship of $50 per month or $600 per year to pay for school uniforms, books, school lunches and school supplies. Please give Angela the assistance she needs to fulfill her future dreams.

Has a sponsor!

Blessing Kofi Wiafe Akenten

Blessing is is 3 years old now. He needs a sponsor. His mother died in December 2012, when he was only 5 months old. Days before his mother died, she begged her best friend to become the God Mother for this child. The God Mother is doing her best for Blessing, but she can use some help, since she is a single mother of 4 who promised, out of love, to take on this additional duty of mothering Blessing. Educational expenses are on the increase in Ghana, and this God Mother is finding it hard to meet all the her family's responsibilities.

Has a sponsor!

Anthony Akuoko

Born on February 27, 2000, Anthony is 15 years old and attends Kumasi Academy Senior High School. His parents are both illiterates. His mother is a peasant farmer and living from hand to mouth. One year ago, his father sustained leg bone injuries in both legs after a serious car accident and became permanently disabled and unemployed. Anthony's parents told him to drop out of High School because they are unable to pay his tuition. He had accumulated unpaid tuition fees for two semesters of his first year at his High School and was kicked out of his school for non-payment of tuition and boarding fees. Anthony came to see ACEF staff visiting Ghana in February 2015 and pleaded for ACEF to find him a sponsor. We are still looking for a sponsor for Anthony. If you are able to donate $50 per month for this desperate student, please do so to make a difference in his life. Your donation is fully tax deductible. Anthony's dream is to become a medical doctor in his native country, Ghana. His grade reports and determination show that he is capable of becoming the doctor he wants to become. Status: Has A Sponsor.

Has a sponsor!

Victoria

Victoria is a 16 year old girl determined to complete her High School Education, despite all the odds against her. The main thing holding her back is that her father died a few years ago and her mother can not find the money to pay for her tuition and boarding school fees. She now commutes to school everyday and experiences bus transportation delays and missed classes. When ACEF staff met Victoria and her mother in February 2015, she owed tuition for two previous semesters and was told to stay at home until she could make full payment of the outstanding tuition bill. An ACEF found a sponsor who assisted Victoria with the late tuition payments. Her sponsor's monthly donations enable her to get her school supplies, books and one meal at school.

Has a sponsor!

Prince Otchere

Birthdate: June 1, 2000

Prince is now in Grade 8 at Offinso State A Elementary School. His father is deceased and his single mother has 5 minor children in elementary school.

Has a Sponsor!

Justin Kaufman Otchere

Birthdate: December 12, 2011. Justin is now in First Year Kindergarten class, at Offinso State A Elementary School.

Has a Sponsor!

Senorita Otchere

Birthdate: December 12, 2009. Senorita is now in Primary Grade 2 at Offinso State A Elementary School.

Has a Sponsor!

Benedict Otchere

Birthdate: May 5, 2006. Benedict is now in Primary Grade 4 at Offinso State A Elementary School.

Has a Sponsor!

James Otchere Jr.

Birthdate: April 9, 1996. James completed Senior High School at Dwamena Akenten Senior High School at Offinso in June 2015. He is waiting for admission to a University or Teacher Training College in Ghana. Ghana college application process will be opened to the public in December 2015.

Has a Sponsor!

Richard Owusu

Born on July 10, 2001, Richard is now 13 years old. He attends Mpobi R/C B school and is in Grade 4. His father died a about seven y ears ago, leaving him and his 6 other siblings in the care of his widowed mother. His mother was married off soon after she dropped out of Grade School. To take care of her children, she sells bread for a commission in the village market. In some bad months when sales are down, she is unable to provide food and tuition money for all her children. ACEF found Richard a sponsor who makes monthly $50 donations to enable him to stay in school, get his books supplied and receive one meal at school during school days.

Has a sponsor!

HANNAH ASAMOAH

Birthday: October 25, 2002

Hannah is 10 years old and is in the fourth grade at RCS School in Mpobi, Ghana. Hannah’s mother has epilepsy and has sustained permanent injuries from numerous falls. Hannah’s father died seven years ago, and her mother is trying to care for Hannah and her sister, but she is too disabled to work. Without health insurance and no formal education, Hannah’s mother cannot provide for her daughters. Trying to feed herself and her daughters has become an almost impossible struggle. Your sponsorship of Hannah will allow her to stay in school and get an education, an important opportunity for girls in Ghanaian villages.


Has a Sponsor!

Ebenezer Frimpong

Birthday: August 11, 1998

Ebenezer is 15 years old and is in 7th grade at Ankaase Methodist School. He lives with his grandmother, but sometimes must stay with an aunt when his grandmother doesn’t have enough money for food. His mother has died, and father left the family many years ago. His older sister was helping to support the family as a trader of small goods, but she has now entered ACEF’s Seamstress Apprentice Program, and is forced to share her small stipend with her five younger siblings. Ebenezer has been unable to attend school regularly because of a lack of school funds. He needs someone who can provide a monthly sponsorship so that he can consistently attend school.

You monthly sponsorship will allow Ebenezer to continue to receive an education to prepare him for senior high school or vocational school.


Has a Sponsor!

Rita Asamoah

Birthday: September 25, 2004

Rita and her sister Hannah live in the small village of Mpobi with their mother, Esther, a widow who suffers from epilepsy. Their father died in 2009 and because of her disability, Rita’s mother struggles to provide food, clothing, shelter, health care and school fees for her daughters. ACEF is seeking a sponsor for Rita to give her mother the resources she needs to keep her in school. Your monthly sponsorship will give Rita hope for a brighter future through education.


Has a Sponsor!