About Us

CHILD RESEARCH AND RESOURCE CENTRE (CRRECENT) is a civil society institution that focuses on evidence-based programmes to promote child and youth rights and development as a direct function of national development. The organization is registered as a private voluntary not-profit company limited by guarantee with a vision to contributing to building a well-integrated society that recognizes children in every sector and creates the necessary space and opportunity to respond to their developmental needs.

CRRECENT’s mission is to strive to be the leading child based research and resource institution that uses evidence-based programmes and projects in changing lives and giving hope and opportunity to disadvantaged vulnerable children and youth in partnership with stakeholders and creating online one stop shop data and information bureau on children and youth in West Africa; this we will undertake through research, evidence based policy, advocacy and social enterprise programmes with diligence, passion, sincerity and integrity.

OUR VISION
We envision a well-integrated society that recognizes children in every sector and creates the necessary space and opportunity to respond to their developmental needs.

OUR PHILOSOPHY
Every child, given the opportunity and protection by society, can optimize his/her abilities and grow to lead an independent, responsible adult life.

LEGAL STATUS
CRRECENT is registered organization under the Ghana Companies Code, 1963 (ACT 179), as a private voluntary non-profit sharing company limited by guarantee. It has a Certificate of Incorporation No. G14, 317 dated October 21th 2004 and a Certificate to Commerce Operation No. G14, 317 dated October 22th 2004, having complied with the provisions of Sections 27 and 28 of the Companies Code, 1963.