Empowering, representing and engaging African heritage women, girls and their families since 1981!
Ajani is a not for profit organisation based in Highfields, Leicester, part funded by the council. It is run by a management board of trustees; registered to provide early years care and inspected by OFSTED. During our last OFSTED inspection, in September of 2014, Ajani was rated as Good. Its ethos of quality and excellence of service makes Ajani popular in the community.
As a registered charity Ajani's provides a wide range of leisure and support services to women and girls of African, African Caribbean and Dual Heritage descent.
Over the years Ajani has played host to a number of celebrations including African Women's Day, International Womens Day, Kwanzaa and most recently Black History Month and the abolition of Slavery to mention but a few!
The Ajani Women and Girls Centre is committed to ensuring that its staff and volunteers are aware of their roles when faced with issues of child protection in order that they:-
Do not neglect their statutory duty
Do not act in ways that could jeopardise the work of those with statutory responsibilities for such issues
Do not respond to disclosures/allegations that could cause further harm to the child or young person
Comply with guidelines laid down by the Local Safeguarding Children Board.
All cases/suspected cases of child abuse will be dealt with according to the procedures of the Local Safeguarding Children Board. To find out more information click on the PDF file below.