CHARITY BROTHERHOOD YOUTH ORGANISATION
CBYO. P.O.BOX 57
Charity brotherhood youth organisation (CBYO)is a non governmental, non denominational and non political organisation founded in April 1994.
It aims at:
i. helping the needy, especially young people in the street, orphans, aged, the physically challenged and paupers to be properly integrated into the society for national development.
ii. building the capacity of individuals for a healthy living and active citizens.
iii. assisting communities to embark on sustainability developmental projects.
CBYO was founded in 1994 and registered in 1996. since its inception, the organisation has embarked on educatinal campaigns on STDs/HIV/AIDS, drug abuse, teenage pregnancy and maternal and child care in some districts in the central region of Ghana. Notably among these are: Mfantseman, Upper Denkyira,Komenda Edina Eguafo Abirem, Gomoa, Adjumako Esiam, Asikumah, Odobeng Brakwa and Agona.
CBYO has also establish a community library for Ekumfi Asaafa Methodist Primary School. With assistance from Christian African Relief Trust (CART) Huddessfield, U.K., it has distibuted relief items to communities in the mfantseman and Agona Districts of the central region.
CBYO has establish a girls vocational training center which trains school dropouts,physically handicapped, poor and needy girls and others at mankessim in the central region. the training school is serving all the other rural communities around mankessim. We also intend establishing an integrated art school by the 2006 if we get sponors as early as practicable. we are focusing this on the central region because, it is noted to be thr second poorest region in Ghana. We also intend to increase the capital base for fish smokers in the region since fishing is one of thier main occupations
The organisation operates with 30 registered volunteers and 8 piad staff. CBYO has recognise the spread and devastating effects of STDs/HIV/AIDS on the population in its operational areas particulary on the lives of females and young poeple in the rural areas.