Young Female Platform (YFP)

Very Young Adolescents


The Very Young Adolescent (VYA) project that seeks to address the challenges of very
Young Adolescents girls (10 to 14) in northern Ghana, who are living at the intersection of
multiple opportunities and extreme vulnerabilities, due to lack of safe spaces, low self-esteem
and lack of self-confidence. The project is being implemented  10 communities in 3 selected district in the Northern and North East regions of Ghana,

Project Objectives:
Objective 1: To strengthened and redirected focus to very young adolescent girls living at the intersection of multiple opportunities and extreme vulnerabilities.

Objective 2: To address common challenges and expand opportunities for girls 10-14 years of age that are typically underserved.

Target groups:
 The Very Young Adolescents Girls,
 Parents and Guardians,
 Government officials,
 Family friends,
 Peers (VYA Boys)
 Teachers

Districts: Karaga, Sagnarigu and Mamprugu Moaduri.

Project Duration: One  (1) year
Project Partner/Donor: Empower

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