I’m part of Ashanti Development because I want to do whatever I can to make poverty history

Ashanti Development was set up in 2005, when London-based Ghanaians asked their friends and neighbours for help to improve the lives of people in their home villages. We are a 100 per cent volunteers’ charity and pay no salaries or wages for work done in the UK, though we employ staff in Ashanti.

Volunteers fund-raise for their projects and cover their own expenses. For every £1 you donate, 100p is spent on our work in Ashanti.

A Taste of Ghana

Come and join us at our Annual Summer Party!

Saturday 24 July 2021
16:30 - 19:30

The Garden
The Tenants’ Hall
Underneath Tresham
Lambs Conduit Passage
London WC1R 4RE
(nearest Tube station: Holborn)

Ashantis living in central London will cook an authentic Ghanaian meal for you. Everyone will have the opportunity of buying original Ashanti gifts and souvenirs, also a chance to win a raffle prize and find out more about Ghana, the charity, and how to become a volunteer.

Everyone’s welcome!

Book your ticket on Eventbrite for £12
Or turn up on the door for £15 (concessions £12), please bring cash as we don't take credit cards


Our mission is to relieve poverty and promote health and development in and around the Ashanti Region of Ghana by means including the provision of safe and accessible water.

Key Principles:

  •  Our trustees and helpers in the UK are 100 per cent volunteers. Every penny we raise goes toward funding our programmes.
  •  Villagers must contribute to every project by means including giving their labour free of charge.
  •  We always consult our staff in Ghana and the villagers, and take account of their views at a formative stage in our planning.
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