Young Female Platform (YFP)
Very Young Adolescents
VYA PROJECT BRIEF
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,
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.
The Very Young Adolescents Girls,
Parents and Guardians,
Peers (VYA Boys)
Districts: Karaga, Sagnarigu and Mamprugu Moaduri.
Project Duration: One (1) year
Project Partner/Donor: Empower