Youth And Child Advocacy Network is a locally based, energetic and active advocacy organization. It was established by Sierra Leonean youth and children and it operation is entirely under the control of the youths themselves in the did to promote and invigorate advocacy by young people for young people, it’s also working towards the promotion and protection of the well being and developments of young Sierra Leoneans, as the 2005{PRSP} clearly states „Investment in children and youth is a priority not a choice“ {PRSR} YACAN provide a platform for children and Youths from diverse background to come together and be trained as advocates in other to raise awareness amongst policy Makers on issue that are essential to the proper development of young people in Sierra Leone, for instance better provision of facilities such as Education, Health, Security and other basic facilities that should be provided for both youths and children in Sierra Leone.