Integrated Youth Needs and Welfare
The Integrated Youth Needs and Welfare (INTYON) is a registered youth, Children and women focused NGO based in BOLGATANGA. INTYON is legally registered as an NGO with the Registrar – General’s Department under the company’s act 179 (1963) with registration number G11, 996. The NGO is also registered with the Department of Social Welfare, National Youth Authority and permitted by the Regional Co-ordinating Council to operate in the Upper East Region. INTYON was established in 2003, by a former worker of National Youth Council now and Authority to bridge the gap that existed and help build the capacity and develop the skills of youth and women and it has since played a lead role in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Education and training of Peer Educators in the Upper East Region. As a member of the coalition of NGO’s in Health, GHANET and other networks, INTYON has been a key ally in the design and implementation of sexual and reproductive health programmes in the Upper East Region and beyond.
INTYON is dedicated to the welfare, healthy growth and development of children; youth aged 9 to 32 years and women.
INTYON intends to become a home for young people to access information and services for their healthy development.
• To provide Sexual Reproductive Health Education to Youth in Schools and Communities
• Sensitize youth and society on HIV/AIDS/STI’S, Tuberculosis, Malaria and other Health issues.
• To promote Economic Empowerment initiatives among the youth and women in rural Communities.
• To provide appropriate training to young people and women on issues that affects them in order to enhance their skills to fend for themselves.
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health
Economic Empowerment for Women and Youth.
Skills Training for women and youth.
Community Mobilization and Advocacy
Drug and Substance Abuse
Governance (Women and Youth)
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Environment and Climate Change
Child Rights, Protection and Advocacy
Peace Building Initiative
Early/Child Marriage Prevention
Human Trafficking Prevention