Investing In Ghana’s Human Capital – Tullow Prepares 1,478 Students for BECE 2021

Leading oil and gas giant, Tullow Oil Limited has directly supported 1,478 final year Junior High School (JHS) students in the Western Region of Ghana as part of efforts to prepare them adequately for the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE). The support is one of many interventions under its ‘Educate to Innovate with STEM …

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YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION LAUNCHES YOUTH PLANT TO OWN A TREE CAMPAIGN AT CONFERENCE OF PARTIES (COP) 26 IN GLASGOW, UK

The Youth Bridge Foundation has launched its youth #PlantToOwnATree Campaign today at the Ghana Pavilion as part of ‘Ghana for Climate Change Day’ at COP26. The Campaign which comes after the Government of Ghana’s Green Ghana Project in June 2021 seeks to▪ Mobilize 1 million Ghanaian youth from across the country▪ Plant 1 million trees …

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YBF AT COP26 – ADVANCING A YOUTH INCLUSIVE CLIMATE AGENDA

Youth Bridge Foundation joins heads of state, experts and climate action campaigners from over 197 countries around the world at the UN 26th Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26)The Conference aims at responding to climate change with specific focus on solutions in the areas of Finance, Collaboration, Mitigation and Adaptation.Recognizing that Governance is one of …

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STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT – YOUTH IN GHANA PLEDGE TO HONOR DISTRICT ASSEMBLY BASIC RATE

Acknowledging the low level of understanding of local government functions and processes among young people in Ghana, the Youth Bridge Foundation with the support of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ghana organized a 2-day capacity building workshop for youth drawn from 11 districts in 7 regions Recognizing that over 73% of Ghana’s population …

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REACHING COVID’S HARDEST HIT – YOUTH THROUGH STEM – THE STORY OF RITA AWUNI

REACHING COVID’S HARDEST HIT – YOUTH THROUGH STEM - THE STORY OF RITA AWUNI

From the popular streets of Makola in Accra, Ghana comes an inspiring story of a determined 17-year-old teenage nursing mother and student, Rita Awuni who is set to take the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in November 2021. Rita’s story comes at a time where education especially for the youth has been greatly challenged with …

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FINDING THE MISSING LINK IN GHANA’S YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AGENDA – INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2021

On the occasion of International Youth Day, 12th August 2021, Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) congratulates all youth worldwide, particularly youth in Ghana. YBF applauds you for your immense contribution to nation building and encourage you to embrace opportunities for developing yourselves including volunteering, internships and skills development. As a youth-focused civil society organization, we wish …

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Youth and Stakeholder Engagements – A Necessary Approach for youth participation in Local Governance in Ghana

While a lot of attention has been given to the practice of democracy at the national level the world over, the same cannot be said for local democracy in Ghana. Consequently, the situation is a reflection of the gap we see in youth participation in governance at the national and regional levels. This then is …

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YBF CALLS FOR A LONG-TERM NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENDA – GHANA’S 2021 MID YEAR BUDGET REVIEW IN PERSPECTIVE

On 29th July, 2021, Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presented Government’s mid-year review of the 2021 budget to Parliament. Considering the fact that a section of this year’s reviewed budget focused on the youth, the Youth Bridge Foundation sets out below its observations and position. WE,  Applaud Government for taking the needed steps to deepen its …

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MEET GHANA’S NEWLY APPOINTED YOUTH DEPUTY MINISTERS

The Youth Bridge Foundation celebrates the newly appointed youth deputy ministers. They are Hon. Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, Deputy Minister for Education and MP for Assin South Constituency, Hon. Mavis Nkansah Boadu, Deputy Minister for Roads and Highways and MP for Afigya Sekyere East constituency, Hon. Fatimatu Abubakar, Deputy Minister for Information, former Deputy Director …

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YOUTH BRIDGE FOUNDATION COMMISERATES WITH ZAMBIA ON THE DEATH OF H. E. KENNETH KAUNDA

From Northern Rhodesia to Zambia, the traces of your commitment and passion for the African youth lies undeniable before our eyes, and for that we are forever grateful. The Youth Bridge Foundation testifies to your immense contribution to the development of Africa’s Youth. We recollect the warm reception you gave us at your residence during …

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