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Last Updated: Friday May 18 2007 14:38 GMT

In pictures: Dani Harmer in Ghana

This is Hamdia. She tells Dani about having to do housework, go to school and then work by selling fruit

This is Hamdia. She tells Dani about having to do housework, go to school and then work by selling fruit.

Dani also talks to Ibrahim who now goes to school after giving up his 12 hour working day. They chat about his science work - he's been learning about the human body.

Dani also talks to Ibrahim who now goes to school after giving up his 12 hour working day. They chat about his science work - he's been learning about the human body.

Ibrahim used to work in this corn mill. It was a long day with poor light, lots of heat and noise.

Ibrahim used to work in this corn mill. It was a long day with poor light, lots of heat and noise.

A young girl at the market. Many children have to work lots of hours to make money for their family.

A young girl at the market. Many children have to work lots of hours to make money for their family.

A child carries goods on her head. Great balance!

A child carries goods on her head. Great balance!

Children help prepare food by using these large sticks and a pot.

Children help prepare food by using these large sticks and a pot.

The market is a very busy place and Dani saw lots of children trying to make money by selling goods.

The market is a very busy place and Dani saw lots of children trying to make money by selling goods.

Dani is pictured with Zuwera, 12, who doesn't go to school as she spends her time making money for herself and her nan.

Dani is pictured with Zuwera, 12, who doesn't go to school as she spends her time making money for herself and her nan.

Dani visits Zuwera's home where she lives with her blind grandmother.

Dani visits Zuwera's home where she lives with her blind grandmother.

This is the market where Zuwera has to beg for money. Zuwera has never been to school as she has to get money for herself and her nan.

This is the market where Zuwera has to beg for money. Zuwera has never been to school as she has to get money for herself and her nan.

This is a centre, provided by charities, which helps children learn basic skills in the hope they will soon be able to go to a regular school.

This is a centre, provided by charities, which helps children learn basic skills in the hope they will soon be able to go to a regular school.

The Global Campaign For Education says that 80 million children are not able to get an education.

The Global Campaign For Education says that 80 million children across the world are not able to get an education.

Dani meets some local children during her trip with charities Comic Relief and Action Aid.

Dani meets some local children during her trip with charities Comic Relief and Action Aid. Dani says all the children were friendly and welcoming.

She listens to their stories about their lives.

She listens to their stories about their lives. She was reminded that some of these children who don't go to school were the same age as her sister.



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