We are local people committed to protecting the rights of children and ending child trafficking. We have about 60 staff members between our office in Winneba and our Hovde House shelter who work in the coastal communities of Ghana and with international coalitions of NGOs dedicated to fighting modern slavery and protecting children’s rights.

Our Staff


For his dedication and commitment for the education and protection of children, the founder of Challenging Heights, James Kofi Annan, has won a number of international awards, including:

Board of Trustees

Daphne Lariba Nabila
Emma Ghartey
George Essel
Linda Ofori- Kwafo
Nana Yaa Konadu Yiadom
Patience Tweneboa-Kodua
Sonia Kwami
James Kofi Annan (non-voting member)