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Young Visionary Leaders Ghana

Accra, Ghana
Joined March 2022

We work in Amasaman Accra Ghana. Mission is to Ensure and create a resilient society where everyone has access to basic human rights. Activities: right based education for vulnerable groups, advocacy.

Presence in: Ghana
Focus: Children's Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Policy Advocacy, Protection & Safety

The Young Visionary Leaders Ghana herein refers to YVLG is a youth-led national NonGovernmental Organization. It was established on the 6th march, 2015 in Amasaman Accra Ghana. It was registered with the government of Ghana at the Registrar General Department Accra under the company act, 1963(act 179) with the registration number CG027002016 and was later registered with the Ministry of Social Welfare under the department of the Social Development with the Registration Number d.s.d/7000. The Young Visionary Leaders works in the thematic areas of education, health, gender, social protection, policy review, advocacy, leadership, good governance community development, social intervention, youth, children, water and sanitation.To us, each person had been given to the world to be a solution to an existing problem. One cannot sit down waiting for things to happen to them but rather they must be in the forefront as visionary leaders, making things happen for the total good of the world. Young Visionary Leaders is making sure children and young people know this and we do this by training, motivating and educating our target audience through a framework of leading purpose-driven lives, being focused and confident in own capabilities to bring change around us that will leave an indelible mark on this and generations to come. We also believe that everyone must have access to basic human needs and rights such as hospitals, schools portable drinking water etc. We believe that everyone regardless of their color, gender, social and financial background must exercise their basic human right, at all course as defined by the United Nations Human Right Articles.

People Associated With This Organization

Joseph Afangbe

Young Visionary Leaders Ghana
Joined March 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Policy Advocacy
My name is Joseph Tettey Afangbe, I am a young social activist from Ghana Accra. I am graduate from University of Cape Coast with a Bachelor of Commerce. I am the founder and the Executive Director of the Young Visionary Leaders Ghana a National Non-Govermental Youth Led Organisation that is ensuring universal basic human rights such as right to quality education, good health and well being, access to water, gender equality for all through advocacy, dialogue and policy review at both district and national levels in Ghana. I am a social worker with over seven years of experience in the areas of advocacy and policy reviews. I work as the executive director of the Young Visionary Leaders Ghana, where I coordinate and lead day by day activities both within and outside the organisation. By joining this network, I would be well groomed by learning from other networks members through their engagement on legal advocacy and the use of the right advocacy tools. I believe this network would also help in equipping myself with the right tools for the legal advocacy engagement through webinars and other engagement with the network members.
Joseph Afangbe is the network champion (main point of contact) for Young Visionary Leaders Ghana.

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