Friend of youth


Optimist International Ghana (OIG) helps Children and Youth to learn the skills they need to advance gender equality within their organization and communities. Through on-site or virtual training and individualized mentoring Optimist International Ghana (OIG) helps Children and Youth improve their knowledge and skills to design evidence-based gender programming, integrate gender equality strategies into existing policy and programming and learn how to craft and implement M&E plans for their gender programs or initiatives.

Community Activities

Respect for Law/Promotion of Non-Violence

Optimist Clubs participate in activities to inspire respect for law enforcement among young people and to educate them on the jobs these brave men and women perform. Events are also held to promote a sense of well-being in the community such as child ID events, poster or essay contests on alternatives to violence and various family-friendly activities.

Youth Appreciation

Optimists recognize youth for a variety of reasons, including their achievements at school, dedication to community service, improvement in their grades and doing their best in sports or the arts. This activity allows Optimists to build the self-esteem of the youth in their community and show them that their efforts and hard work really do make a difference.

Youth Safety

This activity includes teaching youth about important safety issues that they encounter every day, such as traveling in a car or on the school bus and riding their bike. Optimist events such as a bicycle rodeo can make learning safety skills fun for everyone involved.

Tri-Star Sports

This is an optional activity Clubs can sponsor that focuses on three skills competitions in each of the following sports: basketball, baseball, soccer, football, hockey, golf, curling, and volleyball. More detailed information about Tri-Star is available in the Tri-Star Planning Guide.


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Optimist International Ghana
Post Office Box AT 1591
Headquaters: Achimota/Accra/Ghana
Postcode/Zip: 00233
Telephone GHANA: +233 24 351 0505
Telephone USA: +1-929-304-5958 ,

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