Hear from our mothers!

Hear from our mothers!

Fatima’s mother, Khadija, too many times experienced the fear that comes from thinking you lost your child. She had to search for her lost 3 year old one too many times in the open market in Madina, Accra. The Madina Market: Read more about the Kayayoo of...
We’re speaking at TEDx ED this June!

We’re speaking at TEDx ED this June!

And our topic is: “The Kayayoo’s Child: A square peg in an early education system of round holes” On June 1st, 2019, We have an amazing opportunity to share in the first TEDx Education in Ghana. Early Childhood Education is vital to building our...
First Pediatric Health Screening

First Pediatric Health Screening

On Saturday, 17 December 2016, Kaya Childcare held our very first paediatric health screening for 0 to 5 year old children of the Kayayo women at Madina, Accra. We successfully screened 87 kids aged 0 to 3, and had about 20 mothers still waiting in line...
On a path to empathy: Our first visit

On a path to empathy: Our first visit

On 30th and 31st January, 2016 our core team with help from Nepeti (a fellow faculty at Ashesi University) went to look for and interact with the Madina Kayayoo in their community for the first time. We found about 150 women between ages 15 and 48 and many kids....

Where and how it all started

How did we come to even think of this problem you ask? My sister (Gracelove) and I were driving down the busy market street in Madina, Accra and as usual there were the Kayayoo with their heavy loads and their babies on their backs; working as hard as ever. For...