It is generally accepted that women and children are at most risk or suffer more than men if there is violence. This indication shows that we have not dealt fairly well with the girl child leading to poor state and marginalized status of women in our society. Their vulnerability to a number of adverse social conditions has been due to their not well informed. Statistically women out-numbered men in our society. If this country should make headway in its quest to become a middle income country. Soon then we cannot afford to leave our women and children behind. The quality of life and condition of women to socio-economic transformation of good health, peace and security therefore will be determine by the quality her education.
The organization was set up to build more awareness and mobilize for action on the rights of children women and young people. Listen to them and encouraging their participation because they are resource citizens capable of helping to build a better future for all.
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Millennium Child Support Group started on 2002 as a small Community-based organization in Winneba in the Central region of the republic of Ghana. The focus was on Child development. The funds were directed towards school-age children out of school in the rural community, urban slum and poor household by subsiding food and clothing, encouraging pupil drop out of school to return to classroom by providing them with their school needs such as uniforms, sandals, materials etc. The organization also support and helped many people in the rural communities and poor household to register with National Health Insurance Scheme to receive proper health care.
In early 2006, the organization was officially launched and shifted its priorities from mere child aid program in the small communities to a large group of poor communities to eliminate child poverty, young people participation and empowering women to achieve national development.
The organization has developed strategic inputs to contribute nation-wide program on how to reduce poverty. Our work now is focus on long-term poverty alleviation on children, women and young people practically. Our focus to work with the rural community as a whole keep further sharpened and deepened.
The organization further realized that, our globalized world, close to 20% of the population are illiterates. Millennium Child Support Group was founded to help eradicate this staggering statistic through the promotion of literacy and education, and the provision of learning resources and teaching materials.
We strongly believe that education is a fundamental human right, and that all individuals should be afforded the same opportunities for their future - including access to basic education.
Since its establishment in 2006, Millennium Child Support Group has steadily grown to align with the needs of a continually evolving education sector. We have forged partnerships with other leading educational organizations, and have built long-lasting relationships with communities around the Africa
Millennium Child Support Group significantly dedicates their time and resources to conducting research, and uses resulting information to help advocate in local communities as well as on a global scale. We mobilize communities through our passionate volunteers, and seek to give individuals a voice so that they can also act as advocates for literacy within their own communities. We believe that raising community awareness is vital to the improvement of literacy standards. The Organization is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child and strives to establish children's rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behavior towards children