Who We Are

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 Challenging Heights Recovery Centre who work in the coastal communities of Ghana and with international coalitions of NGOs dedicated to fighting modern slavery and protecting children’s rights.

Who We Are

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.

James Kofi Annan |

Founder

Lisa Ghigliazza |

Vice President of Programmes and Development

Stephen Addo |

Senior Manager of Rescue, Recovery and Community Engagement Manager

Victoria Wunake |

Recovery Manager

Gilbert Oduroh |

Administrative and Compliance Manager

Isaac Annan |

Youth Economic Empowerment + Women’s Economic Empowerment Manager

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Doris Annan Nortey |

President

Jeff Boyd |

Executive Director of Friends of Challenging Heights

Jonathan Anderson |

Senior Manager of Grants, Communications and Partnerships

John De-Graft Sam |

Finance Manager 

Jessica Reed |

Partnerships in Development Manager

Joseph Kobby Tetteh  |

Partnerships in Development Officer

Abraham Arkoh |

Teacher

Gracelove Nsaakoh |

Teacher

Gifty Acheampong |

Shelter Assistant

Stephen Appiah |

Shelter Assistant

Kyei Portia Ekua |

Shelter Assistant

Sophia Abbam |

Cook

Amos Essoun |

Security 

Samuel Nyansah |

Security

Nana Ama Safowaa |

Reintegration Officer

Alfred Mensah |

Reintegration Officer

Anthony Entsie |

Teacher

Theresah Kwofie |

Teacher

Felix Owusu-Appiah |

ICT Teacher

Desmond Ambrado |

Shelter Assistant

Louisa Buabeng |

Shelter Assistant

Ayertei Helen Otuko |

Social Worker

Francisca Hammond |

Cook

Solomon Ansah |

Security

Nicholas Akyereh |

Security

Godfred Adawu |

Reintegration Officer

Rashad Issah |

Reintegration Officer

Board Of Trustees

Daphne Lariba Nabila

Emma Ghartey

Nana Yaa Konadu Yiadom

Patience Tweneboa-Kodua

Sonia Kwami

Doris Annan Nortey (non-voting member)