Challenging Heights rescues 42 children from slavery

The 42 rescued children are comprised of 38 boys between the ages of 5 and 16.


All the children have been sent to the rehabilitation centre of Challenging Heights for the purposes of recovery and care.

The children were sold from communities in the Central and Greater Accra Regions to the lake for the purposes of labour exploitation.

President of Challenging Heights said "It took the rescue team nearly two months of investigations and searching to achieve this success."


Over the years Challenging Heights has been in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) with respect to rescues, policies and national advocacy aimed at putting an end to child trafficking in Ghana.

Challenging Heights works in several communities across Ghana, to rescue, rehabilitate and reintegrate children who have been affected by worst forms of child labour, including trafficking.

The organization has so far rescued over 1,600 children from the Lake Volta since it was established 12 years ago.


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