OUR VISION

Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG)  envisages a Society where children and young people live a fulfilled life, and walk in the fullness of their potential.

WHAT WE DO

Policy,Research and Advocacy

We conduct youth driven evidence based research, inform policy through public advocacy and engagement. We strive to keep youth engaged socially and politically to ensure that their concerns are highlight and their voices heard in the overall policy making process.

Agenda 2030 and Youth

We work to activate the power of young people in the SDGs accountability process through Annual African Youth SDGs Summit and ensure the voice of young in the Voluntary National Review (VNR) process.

Scholarships and Library

Scholarships and Children Reading Program are the heart of YAG`s programs. In line with Agenda 2030`s principle of “leave no one behind” we reach marginalized groups such as Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs) with scholarships and lifelong learning program. We do child sponsorships, counseling and after school reading clubs.

Sexual and Reproductive Health

We reach in and out of school young people with education and interventions to combat child marriage, teenage pregnancy/AIDS and unsafe abortion through youth empowerment and life skills activities.


TEAM

We are comprised of young leaders in  Africa, and we want to continue to bring forth better talents and resources to nourish the younger generation.

Emmanuel Ametepey

Emmanuel Ametepey

Executive Director
Fuad Tanimu

Fuad Tanimu

Partnerships Officer
Hayford Kofi Boadu Ankrah

Hayford Kofi Boadu Ankrah

Cinematographer
Pamela Owusu Afful

Pamela Owusu Afful

Programs Coordinator

Francis Ametepey

Francis Ametepey

Communications and Social Media Officer
Ellen Lindsey Awuku

Ellen Lindsey Awuku

Youth Champion
Esther Amankwah

Esther Amankwah

Head of Communications

Millicent Agyeibea Anane

Millicent Agyeibea Anane

Administrative Officer
Samuel Dela Morrison

Samuel Dela Morrison

Youth Champion
Emmanuel Clifford Gyetuah

Emmanuel Clifford Gyetuah

International Relations Officer

Ransford Aboagye

Ransford Aboagye

Account Officer
Brenda Sefakor Adiaba

Brenda Sefakor Adiaba

Policy and Advocacy Manager

Latest news:

2018 International Youth Day

Immediate Release: Accra, August 12,2018. Safe Spaces for Youth On the occasion of the 2018 International Youth Day, the Secretariat of the African Youth SDGs Summit hosted by Youth Advocates...
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Tina Charisma Joins YAG as Goodwill Ambassador

It is with great pleasure we announce the appointment of Miss Tina Charisma as Goodwill Ambassador for Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG). Former Miss Universe Great Britain Grand Finalist 2017 and...
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400 Gather in Accra for African Youth SDGs Summit

The United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms Christine Evans-Klock, has told the youth in Africa to see the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a promise to them, a reason they must...
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Robben Island – A Journey of Leadership Discovery

By Esther Hadassah Amankwah. Robben Island is known as a South African National Heritage  and UNESCO World Heritage Site, because of it historical significance in the lives of the people...
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Call for YAG Board and Committee Members

Overview Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG) is a youth-led Non Governmental Organization (NGO) located at Nsawam, Eastern Region, Ghana. We are currently seeking candidates for positions on our Board of Directors,...
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Netherlands ambassador engages the youth Nsawam

The Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency Ambassador Ron Strikker, and a high powered delegation from the Netherlands Embassy, Accra paid a working visit the team at Youth Advocates Ghana,Nsawam....
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YAG Children Reading Program

In July 2015, YAG started a reading program in our office for 2 scholarship beneficiaries of our organization to improve their reading skills. Just within few weeks into this initiative...
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YAG becomes official member of IFM-SEI

The President and Vice President of YAG Emmanuel Ametepey and Sarah Anderson participated in the IFM Camp 2016 in Germany and subsequently took part in the IFM-SEI Congress which is...
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SRH Storytelling through short films

Topics as sex,abortion and sexual abuse are complex issues that are deeply rooted in Ghanaian culture which have not been adequately addressed. With initial funding from the Dutch Embassy in Accra,Afra...
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Adolescent Health Corner Project

In 2016,Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG) is implementing a new project called Adolescent Health Corner in partnership with Web Foundation,Netherlands with financial support from the Dutch Embassy in Accra.The Project will...
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