AZANSI Family Programme

The ANZANSI Family Programme is an intervention research funded by National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) of the United States of America (USA) National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support poor and vulnerable girls affected by migration and child labour to increase their chances of future success and wellbeing and to enhance parenting and community support for girls through matched child-savings account programme and a multi-family building programme.

The Project is led by the Brown School of Social Work of the Washington University in St. Louis (United States), together with the University of Ghana, BasicNeeds Ghana, and BIBIR are starting a research program designed to support the success and future well-being of girls in our communities. the programme will be implemented in 5 basic schools in the Tamale Metropolis for girls of school-going age engaged in head-porter (kayayei) services to enable them return to and remain in school and through a multi-family programme increased parenting and family level communication between adults and children to enhance bonding care and support.