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Young People We Care

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Young People We Care .....................................................3 Our Mission Our Vision Our Philosophy

Background ............................................................................4 What is STAND UP and SPEAK OUT? The Millennium Development Goals

Ghana ......................................................................................5-9 Upper West Sissala East Central Cape Coast Ashanti Northern Region

Mexico .....................................................................................10 Nigeria ......................................................................................11 Conclusions ............................................................................12 Challenges faced Opportunities Lessons learned The Way Forward - 2009 and 2015 Acknowledgements

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Y P W C

Young People We Care

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BACKGROUND

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BACKGROUND

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GHANA

Pupils of St Cecilia Junior High School and Dan Ibu International School, raised hands while standing to signify "no excuse to poverty".

Upper West

Upper East

Northern

Brong-Ahafo

Ashanti Eastern

Volta

Western Central

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Greater Accra

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Mr George Hikah Benson, Upper West Regional Minister, reading the petition

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OMEN O OM MEN M EN E N EMP EMPOWERMENT EM MPOW WERM WERMEN RM RMEN MEN ME

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OVERTY

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UNGER U UN NG GE ER E R

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Muslims at the Kumasi Central Mosque participate in the STAND UP event during a Friday prayer session

Students of the Adebi Commercial School participate in the call for signatures

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D U C A T ON N

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MEXICO

D ISEASE

Students of Universidad del valle de MĂŠxico, say no to poverty ... informing, educating and empowering youth to change the world!

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NIGERIA

QUALITY

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Students of Citizens Comprehensive College join the STAND UP event ... informing, educating and empowering youth to change the world!

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CONCLUSIONS

ARTNERSHIP AR A RTT N E R P

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CONCLUSIONS

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CREDITS Prepared by: Michael Boampong Vanessa Curney Summer Johansson Edited by: Godwin Yidana Shimrit Janes Design by: Mirela Jurisic Illustrations by: Louis-AndrĂŠ Fortin

This publication is based on the reports and inputs of: Kayode Ajayi-Smith Pablo Torres Aguilera Michael Adu Sally Appiagyei Abdul Kabiru Tiah Mahama Bennin Juatie Duori Godwin Yidana Matthew Yossah

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STAND UP and TAKE ACTION REPORT  

In all Young People We Care (YPWC), was able to mobilize about 13,118 young people and other interested people like teachers, heads of insti...

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