Our Children

Today 98 former slum children from Bukom are living in the African Angel Cottage. Each child has its own fate, its own story.

Some of those children we like to introduce to you here.

James, Ayensu, Ishmael and Richard – African Angel children of the first hour

James, Ayensu, Ishmael and Richard – African Angel children of the first hour

Until foundation of the non-profit association African Angel e.V. in 2002 Harriet had supplied school fees for many under privileged children from Bukom afar for many years. In 2004 she finally was able to accommodate the first children in the African Angel shelter house. In those days she had often wondered for sure if those slum children would ...

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Little Blessing

Little Blessing

Four years ago, the camera team of the German women's magazine "Bild der Frau"visited African Angel in Ghana to produce a movie for the award evening "Golden Woman of the year". Of course the camera team had also gone to the slum of Bukom, and the ready movie showed a small and sad 2-3 year old girl in bad physical condition living on the ...

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Yina plays with dolls

Yina plays with dolls

Yina came at the age of 11 years to African Angel 2 years ago. She is a friendly girl who likes to laugh. In fact childhood is over at the age of 11 for the slum girls of Bukom, while they often become unwillingly mother at the age of 12 or 13…  All slum girls in Bukom are obliged to look after smaller children, from the age of 4 or 5 they ...

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Our college graduates 2015 – Felicia, Jennifer, Cynthia, Mary and Cyril

Our college graduates 2015 – Felicia, Jennifer, Cynthia, Mary and Cyril

The African Angel College Graduates of 2015.

Please meet our year’s college graduates, four African Angel girls and one African Angel boy. Once Harriet Bruce Annan had wrested the talented young people from the cycle of poverty, born in the slum of Bukom in Accra/Ghana without chances or perspective. But 10 years ago Harriet fetched ...

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Little Benjamin – sometimes a good thing hurts in the beginning…

Little Benjamin – sometimes a good thing hurts in the beginning…

Seeing the happy smiling African Angel children, we often forget, in which bad condition they formerly had come to Harriet….  The life of a slum child is destitution, malnutrition and not-treated diseases.  That is why a medical basis examination is the first to do before accomandation, also happened when little Benjamin Nii Armah came ...

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Martin Luther King, a particular fate

Martin Luther King, a particular fate

Martin is really a great boy! Best in class, talented soccer player and champion shoot of the U15 African Angel soccer team! This photo shows him smiling, shortly after skipping a class in school this year! How did he come into the African Angel family?In 2009, Harriet visited a house in Bukom to talk to an elderly man. Suddenly she saw in a dark ...

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