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Stories and updates from the Challenging Heights team, partners, and supporters.

"World Day Against Child Labour: Child Fishing Slavery Continues on Lake Volta"
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"World Day Against Child Labour: Child Fishing Slavery Continues on Lake Volta"

On World Day Against Child Labour, we draw your attention to the plight of child fishing slaves on Lake Volta. ...
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World Day Against Child Labour: A closer look at the situation
Advocacy

World Day Against Child Labour: A closer look at the situation

A couple of weeks ago, the UN Secretary General, Mr Ban Ki-Moon, condemned the global menace of human trafficking. He...
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Sponsor a child at our school!
Education Prevention

Sponsor a child at our school!

Click on the links above under Support Our Work>Sponsor a Child to learn more about our unique program for child...
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Senior James nominated for World's Children's Prize
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Senior James nominated for World's Children's Prize

Challenging Heights' own Senior James is one of three nominees for this year's World's Children's Prize! Read profiled stories of...
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ICT Classes for Rescued Children
Education Prevention

ICT Classes for Rescued Children

They say we live in the communications age. That the world is contracting at an ever increasing rate and your...
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Community Sensitisation for Prevention
Advocacy

Community Sensitisation for Prevention

The last few weeks have seen Challenging Heights’ staff busily engaging and empowering communities through sensitisation events. This provides an...
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16 Children Rescued from Forced Labor on Lake Volta
Rescue and Recovery

16 Children Rescued from Forced Labor on Lake Volta

Challenging Heights, over the weekend rescued 16 children from forced labor on Lake Volta. This brings the total to 23...
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Festival Time in Winneba
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Festival Time in Winneba

The last week has seen my home town, Winneba, erupt into a sea of colour, dancing and chanting.  Travellers from...
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Child Led Research
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Child Led Research

This week I had the pleasure of catching up with Challenging Heights’s child led research team. This exciting project commenced...
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A Sacred Belief in Education
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A Sacred Belief in Education

A few things have happened which excites me; participating in my first leaders session, meeting my advisors for the first...
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Research, Social Media and Technological Snags
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Research, Social Media and Technological Snags

Last Monday, March 25, 2013, I was published profusely in the Daily Graphic. I had written about what needed to...
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The Goat
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The Goat

The Goat A few days ago I began my friendship with you by concluding that I will be visiting your...
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Challenging Heights!
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Challenging Heights!

By James Kofi Annan President Challenging Heights Recently I have signed an agreement with Reach for Change, a Swedish based...
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Every child deserves to be listened to
Education Prevention

Every child deserves to be listened to

The right to express ones views - and to have them listened to seriously – should be afforded to everyone....
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Leading U.K. Newspaper Features Challenging Heights
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Leading U.K. Newspaper Features Challenging Heights

The Financial Times of London recently visited Challenging Heights, resulting in an in-depth feature article on the work of the...
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Education is key to address menace of child labour
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Education is key to address menace of child labour

Article by James: June 12, 2012 is World Day Against Child Labor. The theme for this year is “Human Rights...
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MBA Association of Indiana University Shows Commitment to CH
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MBA Association of Indiana University Shows Commitment to CH

By Christine Robinson Second-Year MBA, Consumer Marketing Academy MBA candidates at the Kelley School of Business have shown their commitment to giving back...
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Challenging Heights Wishes All BECE Candidates Well
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Challenging Heights Wishes All BECE Candidates Well

Challenging Heights wishes all candidates well in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examinations which is starting from Monday April 16...
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Former ILO IPEC boss chairs Challenging Heights board
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Former ILO IPEC boss chairs Challenging Heights board

Dr. Mrs. Margaret Sackey has been appointed the new Chairperson of Challenging Heights Board of Directors effective September 1, 2011....
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An Enduring Privilege To Serve
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An Enduring Privilege To Serve

By James Kofi Annan, President, Challenging Heights The winners of the first Grinnell College Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize...
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