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Organization Contact Information

Name: Community Youth Development Foundation (CYDEF)
Street 1: Collage of Health, Kintampo
Street 2: Collage of Health, Kintampo
City: Kintampo
Province: Brong Ahafo
Post Code: 233
Country: Ghana
Phone: +233242711068/0201913447
Organization Email:
Web Site: http://www. (Not Applicable (N.A) No Web Site)
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Emmanuel Kwashie
Last Name: Fugah
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +233242711068

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Kamina
Last Name: Bitchatime
Title: Programme Officer (Health)
Phone: +2330202333364

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Community Youth Development Foundation (CYDEF) is a nonprofit Non - Governmental Organization (NGO) established in 2007 and registered in January, 2008 under the companies’ code 1963 (Act 179). CYDEF engages people in developmental activities aimed at reducing poverty level through economic values, social and environmental changes among rural people, most especially young people, women and children among others
CYDEF has over the years undertaken number of projects which facilitated the development of the people within Kintampo North and South districts through collaborative efforts.
CYDEF’s strategic framework include Health development services with relations to HIV and AIDS prevention programmes, Education, Advocacy issues, conflict resolution, Gender issues, Youth Development, and Good Governance.

Cultivate in our target audience mostly the youth, women and children Positive attitudinal and behavioural changes for holistic living and national development.

Strategising and delivering of quality services to mankind and working in partnership with other
Like- minded groups and individuals to provide relief services, rehabilitation through education, Advocacy, Counseling and self-reliance activities within target beneficiary communities for the alleviation
of poverty.

Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Public sensitization on the dangers of TB and stigma reduction against TB patients

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Many people do not know that TB ha a cure and thereby stigmatize against TB patients.
My organization public education on TB within Kintampo North and South districts to create awareness among them that there is a possible cure for TB. We refer any suspected to have had TB to Hospitals for cure and treatment.

Drug-Resistant TB:
We also educate the public on the benefits of taking drugs given them at hospitals. We urge
care takers/parents to ensure that their relative suffering from TB take the drugs according to instructions given.

HIV prevention programmes were being carried out by the the organization within Kintampo North and South districts. The public were sensitized on opportunistic infections which include TB. HIV Testing and Counseling (HTC)was also conducted to enable people know their HIV status. Those found positive were referred to hospital for confirmation.

Laboratory Strengthening:
All clients referred to the hospitals are sent the laboratory for further diagnosis.
Though, the organization was not able to support the strengthening/Equipping the Lab to enable have effective testing.


Declaration of interests:
The information provided are true and that there are no conflict of interest.
I pledge to abide by such regulations biding the ethics of the Stop TB Partnership. All conflicting issues that might affect or may drag the organization's name into reputation. I will not do anything that might undermine the interest of Stop TB Partnership/Global TB Programme (GTP).

Application date: November 27, 2014
Last updated: March 2, 2016