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YOUTH AND CHILD ADVOCACY NETWORK SIERRA LEONE

ALSO KNOWN AS YACAN SIERRA LEONE

YACAN SIERRA LEONE

About us:

A non profit youth led organization and an advocacy institution set-up by young people in 2005, maintain its focus as a youth lead and Child focus advocacy organization, creating a platforms for children and Youth as we gain prominence in Child protection, Gender, Education, youth in Governance and Emergency response. We believe change is possible through equal opportunities among Boys and Girls, peaceful engagement through dialogue to save the next generation of youth and Children.  

Our Mission

To robustly promote advocacy, encourage social inclusion, engage the Government, the international community and our communities on key issues surrounding child protection issues, capacity building and strengthening and advancing social development for youth and children at all level in Sierra Leone through rights based approaches to increased advocacy, strategic engagement for policy and behavioral change.

Our Vision

YACAN envisage a society that is free from all forms of discrimination and abuse against children and youth, the foundation for sustainable peace and economic growth, health, education, human rights and security in Sierra Leone. 

Our Identity

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We are a non-political, non-religious and non-profit making national youth and child focused organisation that shares a common vision, mission and values with the wider likeminded organisations to enhance youth and children’s empowerment, rights promotion and protection with respect for gender. July 20, 2020 ----------
Areas We Work
Contact Info

Office Address;
13 Fort Street, Freetown,
Sierra Leone, West Africa.

+232-78-433485
+232-77-524451

yacanslhq@gmail.com
info@yacansl.org

Opening Days/Hours;
Mondays - Fridays
9:00am - 5:00pm

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