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"YOUTH IN MOTION FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE"

GHANA, WEST-AFRICA

Ghana News & Updates

  • GCP assist our homeless youth with food, clothing, household items, toiletries, resources, referrals and mentoring / counseling and provide them with opportunities to engage in youth development activities to combat their circumstances and any potential negative outcome.

  • GCP partners and works in collaboration with schools, organizations, government, communities and individuals to empower through formal and informal education.

  • We provide opportunities for youth to be engaged in positive activities, exposure and events to provide a positive perspective.

  • We work in global  communities to provide positive programs and services to marginalized youth and communities and combat pessimistic circumstances and behaviors and provide opportunities for youth and communities to thrive. 

  • We work and engage youth globally in community service and work with underprivileged communities on development projects.

  • We advocate and promote inclusiveness to our constituents, beneficiaries and communities and combat biases, predjudice and other behaviors that result in exclusion and marginalization. 

  • Learn more regarding our work and impact by visiting OUR WORK page and by visiting our various websites for each geographic area.

GHANA, WEST-AFRICA 

MARGINALIZED / DISADVANTAGED YOUTH FACTS

  • High unemployment rate of 12% for young people ages 15-24 
  • 76.6 % overall literacy rate (male 82% and female 71.4%)
  • Child labor is very prevelant in Ghana and therefore causes truancy and the lack of education for children of school age.
  • A high risk of water-borne diseases such as bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A and typhoid fever are prevelant in various areas throughout Ghana
  • Vectorborne and mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue fever and yellow fever are prevelant throughout Ghana
  • HIV / AIDS rate is high in Ghana and compared to all other countries is listed as the 23rd country with the hightest rate. 
  • Enrollment in Secondary School (High School) is very low in Ghana due to the cost of secondary school fees.
  • The orphan rate in Ghana is very high
We're changing the way the world views our youth & communities

HOW WE'RE ADDRESSING THESE CONCERNS

 

Ghana Initiatives

Our Youth and Communities are not just statistics and numbers...

THEY ARE LIVES....THEY ARE OUR FUTURE

Despite the statistics and numbers, there are a myriad of Ghanaian youth with talents, skills and ambition that go unrecognized due to the lack of opportunity and the social injustice that continues to marginalize them from living up to their full potential.    We are advocates on behalf of our marginalized youth and communities to provide them with the structure, opportunity, empowerment and development  that allows them to maximize their full potential for individual wellness that ultimately benefits our communities and global society.