Youth Challenge Fund global report

The Youth Challenge Fund (YCF) is an inclusive, competitive, flexible and participatory fund targeting girls and youth led groups (15-30) in West and Central Africa.

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Initiated by Plan International West and Central Africa, the fund aims to strengthen girls and youth led groups’ organisations, and support them in implementing innovative projects as well as community services that provide solutions to problems in their communities.

The YCF therefore provides financial and non-financial support to these young people who, through the actions they implement in their communities, become true agents of change, and inspire many other young people to actively contribute to the socio-economic development of their communities.

In this report, you will find the statistics and objectives achieved by each group. Recommendations are also made by the grantees and focal points, based on the learning done and the lessons learned from the pilot phase.

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Youth empowerment, Activism, girls’ leadership