About us

Who we are

Almajiri Child Rights Initiative (ACRI) is a national organization that came into existence in the year 2015 and was officially registered as a Non-Profit organization in 2018. Almajiri Child Rights Initiative (ACRI) is a non- governmental and non- religious organization whose aim is to inspire policy actions that will address the social exclusion and out-of-school crisis involving over 10 million children called Almajiri in Northern Nigeria.

ACRI adopts a child rights centred approach with 4 thematic areas towards achieving Almajiri child Rights to education and social inclusion.

ACRI has excellent reputations around policy advocacy, public awareness campaigns, strategic engagements at community level, resource mobilization and allocation and project implementation.

Our Mission

To inspire policy change that will bring about education and social inclusion of Almajiri children.


Advancing the rights of Almajiri children to education and to create a social mobility that will lift millions of families out of poverty.

Our Values

Empathy: We believe that nothing should justify the abuse, exploitation and rights deprivations of Almajiri children.

Shared Responsibility: We believe achieving Almajiri child rights is a collective responsibility and requires the involvement and full participation of all including government , parents and community .

Sustainable Solution: Our programs and initiatives are tailored towards achieving a permanent solution to the Almajiri phenomenon rather than quick impacts.

Who we are

Accountability and Policy Advocacy

Child Protections

Awareness & behavioral change campaigns at community level

Livelihood support

Our Numbers That speak

We have numbers that push us to give in our best and make sure that we break our own records. We are happy to be growing and helping more day by day.
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