About Us

Our Dream

  • To be a center of excellence for training, research and modelling of children services.
  • To provide a resource center for information on children and children services.
  • To provide opportunity for training on various children disciplines as need be.


A leading institute for knowledge management and capacity building on children


To improve quality of services to children and positively transform lives

Core Competence

Child Rights & Protection, Education, Health, Gender, Armed Conflict, Family Studies, Organizational Capacity Development


The African Institute for Children Studies (AICS) is a non-governmental organization (NGO). It is registered in Kenya by the NGO Coordination Board as an International NGO (Registration number 0P.218/051/2009/0114//5654). We have registered a field offices in Juba, South Sudan and in Kampala, Uganda with a goal to set up more offices in the region.

africaWHERE WE ARE AICS works primarily in Africa. It also collaborates with organizations and individuals who share our vision across the Globe. We aim to have a presence in all Countries in Africa. We are registered and operational in:
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • South Sudan
Registration is being finalized in:
  • Zimbabwe
We have begun discussions to  be registered in:
  • Sierra Leon
  • Ghana
  • Nigeria
  • Central African Republic
  • Rwanda
  • Malawi
National Advisory Boards