What We Do


RECFAM conducts evidence-based quantitative and qualitative research that raises awareness on the motivating factors underpinning social problems in society, irregular migration, human exploitation, child abused, climate change and forced migration, community development, health, education, inequality, policy implementation, etcetera. Based on the outcome of the research, the organization develops sustainable pragmatic solutions (approaches) to counter these social problems and factors affecting migration/development and other human vulnerabilities by working in close collaboration with various stakeholders, Government and Non-Governmental Organizations to provide comprehensive permanent solutions for accelerated socio-economic development of the communities. Some of the findings are also publish for public consumption, policy makers, and further studies among others.

Create Awareness

RECFAM create awareness on the following areas:

AfriPride Sanitary Pad Production

AfriPride Sanitary Pads (formerly Pride Pad) are biodegradable, accessible, affordable, and quality sanitary pads for school girls and women in rural and peri-urban impoverished communities. It was integral to RECFAM in 2016 to fills a very important need for sanitary napkins to keep rural girls in rural areas in schools and further prevent them from some community members who goes to cities and buy the young girls sanitary pad in exchange for sex – resulting to teenage pregnancy, STDs, etc. among rural schoolgirls.

Locally manufactured banana and plantain fibre serve as raw materials. Education on menstrual health hygiene and awareness creation to destigmatize menstruation in schools and communities is also one of AfriPride Sanitary Pad’s parallel activities. Women are integrated in the whole value chain from raw material sourcing to manufacturing and distribution. It is a transcendent philosophy of RECFAM that empowers women at every stage in the process through job creation, leadership training, education and social entrepreneurship. (Read more www.pridepadghana.org).

Entrepreneurship Development/Skills Training

Our innovative entrepreneurship development/skills training programs in collaboration with TIEC (www.tiecollege.com) and other stakeholders train potential migrants, returnees, school dropouts, non-formal/informal business men/women, marginalized groups and some community members lettered or unlettered in the languages that they understand best to become leading entrepreneurs, change-makers, business industry holders, inventors, corporate partners and ecosystem players towards sustainable community development. RECFAM brings out the best in you to start asking questions to yourself; because questions open your mind, and statement closes your mind.

Climate Change

RECFAM combat/address environmental issues through education, sensitization campaign and environmental management programs, and promotion of climate change adaptation in communities. The organization also provides adaptive and resilient measures in target communities through innovative sustainable development and climate smart technologies.

Empowering Women/Socially Marginalized Groups

RECFAM empowers women/socially marginalized groups with sustainable livelihood support programs, education and entrepreneurial skills training. The organization also promotes and protects the rights of women/socially marginalized and encourages their participation in democratic/electoral processes, and work with dedicated gender equality structures, serve on boards, and participate in decision-making to make their voices heard within their families and communities in any process that will ultimately affect them, and increases their livelihood.

Protecting Vulnerable Children

The organisation promotes child rights, prevents neglect and protects the total welfare of the child from all forms of abuse including early forced marriage, negligent, trafficking, etc. RECFAM also conducts research and raises awareness on the dangers of all forms of child abuse, and carries out return, reunification and reintegration based on the child/victim ethnicity. The organisation ensures that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care, providing support for the child’s education/reintegration, and taking the necessary action for children to have the best outcomes in life.

Family Tracing/Assessment

The organization conducts family tracing/assessment on case-by-case basis include mentorship program/services. The family tracing includes home study, family assessment, pre/post counselling services, facilitation of family meeting and child welfare checks to ensure proper sustainable reintegration support.


RECFAM collaborates with various stakeholders nationally and transnationally to ensure the safe and dignified sustainable return and reintegration of voluntarily returned migrants, trafficked victims and /abused children in a holistic way.

Health Education and Promotion

RECFAM provides support for public health interventions and project implementation. The organization engages and empower individuals and communities to choose healthy behaviors, and make changes that reduce the risk of developing communicable and non-communicable diseases. Our Public Health Interventions provided are: • Health promotion and education • Health awareness, counseling and screening • Linkage of community members to care

Gender Equality/Equity Promotion

RECFAM promotes gender equality in equity – dubbed “Men for Women” Network (MOWN) in target communities. The organization organized “men” and form MOWN to champion gender equality and gender equity promotion at community level for a safer and healthier environment, and for that matter the whole nation for the benefit of all.

Education For All

The organization promote/provide education for all includes school dropouts or abused children rescued as parts of its sustainable reintegration support. Vocational education training is given to the unlettered to enable them develop specific skills that allow them to reintegrate and start a profession/life. RECFAM also promote inclusive education by ensuring children are given the chance to go to school, learn and builds personal skills duped “leave no-one behind”.

Community Development Initiatives

RECFAM’s create/develop community development initiatives for income generating activities, sustainable livelihood program, identifies various opportunities available within target communities for sustainable development and ensures that the community members grab those opportunities to improve their living standards.


RECFAM carries out public advocacy that adheres to local national and global orientedness that ensure migrants and vulnerable children/women access to protection and their human rights collaboratively. The organization also advocate for good governance and social policy implementation as well as encourages the maintenance of an enabling environment for socio economic development by Africans to feel patriotic and have equal opportunity in their home countries. RECFAM also advocate, women/socially marginalized groups empowerment, community development, equality, social justice/ inclusion and human rights, especially those who may face all forms of abuse including human trafficking, neglect and isolation – dubbed “equal rights for all” towards socio-economic development for the benefit of all. RECFAM advocates for legislators to consider involving all ethnic groups, existing cultural/traditional laws before coming out with new laws/legislative proposals or amendment of laws/constitutions to ease the implementation when the bill is finally passed.

Counselling Services

Potential migrants, voluntary return migrants and abused children including victims of trafficking and their family members are offered pre/post counselling services and psychosocial counseling at their preferred medium that is comfortable for them; one-onone or face-to-face, visually, on phone, group, etc. RECFAM also collaborate with Ghana Health Service and other stakeholders to provide psychology (post-traumatic stress and thought disorder) to victims that require such services towards their return and reintegration.

Case Management

The organization offers case management services for returnees and abused children including early forced marriage and trafficked victims using holistic approach to meet the individual's and family's needs assessment towards sustainable return and reintegration. We also employ and apply all case management strategies to ensure sustainable return and reintegration of our clients holistically.

Artisan Market

RECFAM selects a range of artisan ranging from masons, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, welders, mechanics, welders, tailors/seamstress, plasterers, tilers, jewellers, leatherworkers, graphic designers, painters, potters, sculptors, weavers, labourers among others for innovative training aim at formation of Artisan Market Associations (AMA). This makes the artisan skills available/relevant in labor market for easy access by community members, the district/municipal assembles and anyone who need any of their services within their community, regional and national.

Skill/Knowledge Transfer and Jobs Matching Platform

RECFAM’s skill/knowledge transfer and jobs matching platform creates opportunity for potential migrants and returnees seeking employment or jobs in county of origin. The organization collaborate with some institutions/companies to share identified opportunities within communities for potential migrants and returnees to tap into as an alternative to irregular migration or remigration.

Community Safe Migration Clubs

RECFAM forms Community Safe Migration Clubs (CSMC) in communities to allow the community to own/take ownership of the implemented project for continuity and sustainability purpose. The CSMC support the common interest or goal of the target people and the community. The members of SMC are returnees, potentials migrants, voluntary return migrants, victims of deportation/human trafficking, some community members, entrepreneurs, local business leaders and investors. The CSMC is/continue to be the voice and the present of the organisation to ensure activities sustainability at grassroots/community level.

Community Whistle-Blowers

RECFAM trains selected community members to be whistle-blowers to report all kinds of suspicious activities of trafficking, child/women abuse, event or any activity that seems unusual or out of place. They are also trained as civilian peacekeepers to promote coexistence in target communities, and to specialize in tracking and prevention of children from trafficking, abuse, exploitation and other harmful practices including child early and forced marriage.

Visa/Migration Advisory Services

RECFAM offers migration advisory services on the following questions:

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Trafficking/Smuggling Alert

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Travel & Consultation Services

The organization offers free consultation and advisory services to the following groups:

We provide communication access to all migrants including potential migrants and transit migrants through the operation of a Hotline and Consultation Centre free of charge.

RECFAM also offers guidance and support for Visa for international students in Ghana.

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Diaspora & Expatriate Communities

RECFAM offers free Advisory Services on the above, and will also refer or connect you to the right institutions to address your concerns if necessary. Call & talk to us or send us an email! 

RECFAM, in collaboration with its affiliates and stakeholders is supporting and facilitating investment in entrepreneurship, self-employment businesses and identifying investment opportunities for Diaspora and Expatriate communities including migrants residing abroad for accelerated socio-economic development. The organization also encourages knowledge/skills sharing and cultural integration for development that foment creativity, innovative programs and economic development of the homeland for the benefit of all.


If you are passionate about what we do, RECFAM is offering you the opportunity/chance to give something back to the local community or make a difference to someone's life.