WHO WE ARE
The Network of Ahafo Youth Associations (NAYAS) is a network of youth associations, graduates and students unions, girls and women associations, vulnerable groups and other youth-led organisations working as non-profit community base organisation(CBO) in Ahafo. Established in early 2011,NAYAS is working to create opportunities for the youth and to provide them with an environment conducive for their sustainable development and full participation in community development. NAYAS Secretariat is located at Kenyasi 2 in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana.NAYAS is an initiative of Global Alliance for Development Foundation-GADeF(www.gadef.org) in collaboration with Youth Bridge Foundation-YBF (www.youthbridgefoundation.net. ).
Our vision is "to have a society where the youth, communities and youth-led organisations can provide an enabling environment for sustainable development of the people and their communities".
NAYAS exists to empower people, provide opportunities and resources, provide a high quality representative membership and voluntary services and ensure effective management of resources to enhance sustainable development of people and communities. NAYAS works to identify and bridge gaps for sustainable development.
1. To serve as the youth platform to champion social, economic and environmental issues
2. To develop the capacity of youth Associations, youth-led CBOs and communities to engage in policy formulation and
3. To promote women and youth empowerment in communities. 4. To promote communities participation in initiatives towards the development of youth, children and young women. 5. To work towards the maintenance of good and healthy stakeholders’ relationship based on mutual trust and respect.
"Bridging Gaps for Sustainable Development"
For any help, please contact the NAYAS Secretariat via email@example.com or call the Coordinator, Emmanuel Boah on +233(0)203517787. You can also visit us at the Secretariat, Behind Methodist Church,Kenyasi 2 B/A. Visit our website at www.nayas.cfsites.org and facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nayasgh