Communty Youth Development Foundation

Organisation's type: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) / Organisation Non-Gouvernementale (ONG)

Organization Acronym *: CYDEF

Year of Registration *: 2008

Year of Commencement of Operations *: 2008

Contact Information

  • Postal Address *: P. O. Box 68,Kintampo. B/A
  • Office Location: Within GHA yard, opposite College of Health, Kintampo
  • Region *: Brong-Ahafo
  • Country *: Ghana
  • City *: Kintampo
  • Telephone *: 0242711068
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  • Vision *: Cultivate in our target audience mostly the youth, women and children Positive attitudinal and behavioural changes for holistic living and national development.
  • Mission *: Strategizing and delivering of quality services to mankind and working in partnership with other like-minded groups and individuals to provide relief, rehabilitation through education, Advocacy, Counselling and self-reliance activities within target beneficiary communities for the alleviation of poverty.
  • Thematic Areas *: Agriculture, Food & Livestock / Agriculture, Alimentation & Elevage,Education / Education,Governance / Gouvernance,Human Rights / Droits de l’Homme,Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) / Objectifs de Développement Durable (ODD),Environmental Conservation / Préservation de l’Environnement,Health Provision / Soins de Santé,Women Empowerment / Emancipation des Femmes,Rural Development / Développement Rural,Youth Empowerment / Emancipation des Jeunes,Microfinance / Microfinance ,Poverty Reduction / Réduction de la Pauvreté,Disaster Prevention / Prévention des Catastrophes,Food Distribution / Distribution Alimentaire,Water And Sanitation / Eau et Hygiène,HIV/AIDS Prevention / Prévention du VIH/SIDA,Religious / Confessionelles,People with Disabilities (PWDs) / Personnes Handicapées,Gender Equality / Egalité des Sexes,Conflict Prevention and Resolution / Prévention et Résolution des Conflits,Information Technology / Technologies de l’Information,Entrepreneurship Promotion / Promotion de l’Entreprenariat,Economic Development / Développement Economique,Cultural Promotion / Promotion Culturelle ,Community Development / Développement Communautaire,health,Climate Change,Entrepreneurship education, Financial education and Work readiness skills development,Social Entrepreneurship,Children in development,Disability ,Gender and Governance, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Livelihood and Entrepreneurial Development, and Education.,Women Empowerment,Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH),Mental Health & Addiction,Maternal Child Health(MCH), Water Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH),Women Empowerment
  • Target Group: National / Nationale,Regional / Régionale,Community / Communauté ,Vulnrable Groups,Persons with Disability,vulnerable children and young people,cultural development associations,Women ,MMDAs,• Women • Youths • Children • At Risk populations Including Sex workers, MSM, Truck Drivers, and Migrant workers, and PLHIV etc.
  • Key Objectives *: 1. To reduce poverty among rural people through advocacy programmes and to vigorously ensure gender issues which border on domestic and other issues that affect women, children and the vulnerable. 2. To promote Environmental issues, entrepreneurial development, health educational programmes on all manner of health as well as Sanitation and development issues within the country. 3. To fight against HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB and other Health related issues among the people most especially PLHIV
  • Core Competencies *: Advocacy / Plaidoyer,Knowledge Management / Gestion des Connaissances,Capacity Development / Renforcement des Capacités,Youth Capacity Development,Project Management,Election Observation and Voter's Education ,Media engagement,Gender and Social Inclusion,Welfare and Relief Services,WASH Infrastructure Development and Provision
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More Information

  • Major or Current Achievements *: 1. Five (5) out of 48 sensitized quit the sexual trade and now have various viable economic trades. 2. 10 Girls roamers completed school (7-JHS & 3-SHS) 3. The peer educators (Volunteers) carried out voluntary services that facilitate the development of 37 OVCs and 30 PLHIV in 15 communities. 4. 69 PLHIV feeling strong and living healthier than before. 5. Four (4) completed JHS while 6 still in school (2-P.6 and 4 – JHS 2&3) 6. 56,000 people aware of the existence of HIV/AIDS More than 40 communities reached. 7. PLHIV responding to treatment and feeling strong (Beneficiaries from both Kintampo North and South) 8. More than 26,000 school children sensitized on HIV and AIDS and HIV stigma reduction strategies. 9. Reached out to over-seas communities on HIV sensitization and Testing and Counseling (Know your status) as well as stigma Reduction programmes 10. Promoted the use of community libraries among school children and the benefit of reading text books in basic schools throughout Kintampo district. 11. Distributed 144,500 male and 1,500 female condoms 12. Constructed 8 unit class room block 2 offices, staff common room, 2 stores and ICT centre with 20 computers for KG school children. 13. Reached more than 10,000 people/youth with Sex and Reproductive Health messages (Sex education, Family Planning, Abortion and teenage pregnancy) 14. Distributed Posters on Free Quality Basic Education for all Children 15. Maternal and Child Health and PWD in Kintampo (Social Accountability) 16. Sensitization programme on Malaria Control in than 5 communities 17. Distribution of LLNI in 5 communities in Kintampo North district. 18. Reached more than 18,000 people with HIV stigma reduction/prevention messages 19. Malaria prevention and Control in 25 communities 20. Sensitization programme on Girl Child education and Advocacy on enforcement of policies on early child and forced marriage 21. Monitoring of Election processes in Kintampo North 22. Organized 2017 World Malaria Day 23. Sensitization of community members on information assessment using sourcing information on LEAP on Right to information (RTI) Bill. 24. Community level sensitization programme on Immunization Atebubu - Amanten Brong Ahafo Region
  • Functional Board *:
  • Number of Board Members *: 7
  • List Expertise of Board Members *: Rev. Winfred Atsu Abormegah-Chairman; Afi Mawusi-Vice Chairperson; Emmanuel Kwashie Fugah-Secretary; Dora Adomah- Assistant Secretary; Forster Oteng Amoako- Treasurer; Kamina Bitchatime-member; Fati Daramai- member
  • Organisational Strategic Plan *:
  • Head of Organisation *: Emmanuel Kwashie Fugah
  • Name of Contact Person *: Emmanuel Kwashie Fugah
  • Position of Contact Person *: Executive Director
  • Number of Staff *: 9
  • Number of Males *: 5
  • Number of Females *: 4