Anja; Nigeria’s Danish Angel savior of ‘witch children’

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Anja Ringgren Lovén

By Perez Brisibe

IN 2008, Danish born Anja Ringgren Lovén was home watching television when she stumbled on a channel showing a documentary with the caption, “The Witch Children of Africa,” and it was shocking according to her to find out that superstition were used to torture and kill innocent children.

However, with an endearing nature for philanthropic services having worked in countries like Malawi and Tanzania as a humanitarian worker, she beamed her benevolent gesture to Nigeria with the documentary of the Witch Children of Africa being her catalyst against “witchcraft accusation of innocent children in Nigeria.”

How my journey to Nigeria started

To set the ball rolling, she established a Danish non-governmental organization in 2012 with a mission to create more awareness about superstition…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper