Association for Care Leavers Networks in Africa
strengthening coordination and advocacy
The Association for Care Leavers Networks in Africa (ACNA) was established in 2021 as a regional youth led-platform to coordinate efforts by national care leavers organizations /Associations /Networks in Africa advancing and advocating for the rights and welfare of children/ young people with care experiences.
who we are
The Network’s mandate is to implement programmes that are focused on strengthening the coordination and advocacy capacity of national care leavers organizations/networks/ associations, while supporting the establishment of institutions African countries where they do not exist.
Coordinated, vibrant and inclusive national care leavers organizations/ associations and networks in Africa for policy, legal, administration and institutional changes reflective of the needs and wants of care leavers on a national level.