Do Something Expands its International Affiliate Program

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Youth Empowerment Synergy is one of 8 Do Something international affiliates across the globe

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Elizabeth Ayamga, [email protected]

 Accra, Ghana – September 4, 2014 – Do Something Ghana – a program of Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) – today launched a web platform with social change campaigns tailored to Ghanaian young people. They are one of eight organizations affiliated with the U.S. organization, DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit for young people and social change in the United States.

Building on the success of DoSomething.org, which reaches over 2.7 million young people ages 13-25 in the United States, Do Something Ghana will run country-wide cause campaigns tailored to issues Ghanaian youth care about. The first campaigns, which can be found at http://ghana.dosomething.org/  tackle everything from physical health to financial literacy to environmental conservation.

“We’re excited to bring campaigns and Do Something to Ghanaian youth,” said Emmanuel Edudzie of YES-Ghana. “We’re proud to be part of a global network of inspiring youth organizations creating large-scale social change opportunities for their young people.”

Do Something Ghana will run BOOK STACKS as their first country-wide cause campaign. Young people participating in this campaign will collect children’s books to improve literacy in low-income areas.

For more information, visit: http://ghana.dosomething.org/

About Youth Empowerment Synergy

YES-Ghana is a youth-based NGO formed in 2001 with key competencies in youth-centered policy and advocacy, youth leadership and capacity development and youth employment and entrepreneurial development. Visit: https://www.yesghana.org/

About DoSomething Ghana

Do Something Ghana a program run by YES-Ghana makes the world suck less. Part of one of the largest orgs for young people and social change, our members tackle campaigns that impact every cause, from poverty to violence to the environment to literally everything else. Any cause, anytime, anywhere. *mic drop

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