Find National NGO expertise in Ghana

Civil society in Ghana is active in a number of areas including agriculture, health, education and gender development. Many NGOs work collectively through umbrella bodies such as The Ghana Association of Private Voluntary Organizations in Development (GAPVOD) and the Inter-NGO Consortium. To be formally recognised as NGOs, organisations must register with the Ministry of Manpower, Youth and Employment in accordance with Article 14 of the Ghana Companies Code 1963 (Act 179). By law, NGOs must submit their annual reports and statement of accounts to the Social Welfare Department. Presently there are around 300,000 NGOs in the country.

National NGOs & Civil Society organisations in Ghana
A Rocha Ghana
AASU – All Africa Students Union
ABANTU for Development
ActionAid International (Ghana)
ADD – Action on Disability and Development
AfNOG
AGREDS – Assemblies of God Relief and Development Services
Amnesty International
AMURT International
ANPPCAN – African Network for the Prevention of and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect
Ark Foundation
AWARE – Action for West Africa Region
BasicNeeds
CARE International
Caritas
CDP – Centre for Development Partnerships
Centre for Human Rights and Advanced Legal Research
CESCA – Centre for Social and Community Advancement
CHAG – Christian Health Association of Ghana
Child Aid
Childcare Worldwide
Christian Mother’s Association – Ghana
Christian Rural Aid Network Ghana (CRAN)
Christian Worship Centre Orphanage Mission
CMS Africa – Church Mission Society
Community Outreach Alliance
CRS – Catholic Relief Services
Crystal Health Association
CU – Concern Universal
Develop Youth Ghana
Development Aid for Northern Ghana
Environment and Development Association of Ghana
Esbert Foundation
Fair River International Association for Development
Foundation for African Women's Advancement
Ghana Association of Private Voluntary Organizations in Development (GAPVOD)
Ghana Center for Democratic Development
Ghana Employers Association
Ghana Rural Action Support Programme
Gibbons Sports Foundation
Health Foundation of Ghana, The
Human Initiative Development Program
International Educational & Exchange Services
Learnwell Ghana Organisation
Linking Cultures
Living Education Aid
New Life Foundation
Progressive Women's Movement
Remnant Development and Relief Association
Rural Development and Relief Association
Rural Watch Ghana
Take Pride in Ghana
Universal Missionary Network Inc.
Voluntary Workcamps Association of Ghana
Wallace Foundation Ghana
Young and Lonely Foundation
Youth Development Network