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NGO OF THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 20 17 - The Development and Humanitarian Aid Foundation (ENSAN Aid), Egypt
ENSAN Aid is a non-profit organization based in Egypt working in Qena, Sohag and Aswan. ENSAN, which means human being in Arabic, was founded in 2014 to promote the empowerment of youth, women, girls and children who are mostly in need.
ENSAN Aid seeks to provide better access to humanitarian services and integrated care in the health, educational and economic development for girls, women and children. Operating under such values as accountability, transparency and respect, ENSAN Aid strongly believes in the power of partnerships and cooperation, in implementing the programs, with the government sector, private sector, civil society organizations, international organizations and the establishment of strong relationships with donors.
· Girls Entrepreneurship Program aims to develop the skills of girls to enable them to manage their small businesses.
· ANMAAإنماءProgram Cooperationto improve access to livelihood opportunities, such as renovating houses for less privileged families in Egypt in cooperation with UTA Agency.
· SHARIK Program, implemented in Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon in the first stages, to enable youth to participate in community and political activities.
Participants of the SHARIK Program
· ATAA Program aims to economically empower poor communities by providing access to health care and education and technology.
· Coexistence and Global Peace Projectaims to spread the concepts of peace and non-violence, promote tolerance in communities especially youth in collaboration with the World Youth Organization in South Korea and HWPL in South Korea.
· Hunger Reduction and Malnutrition Projectfocusing on reducing hunger and malnutrition incooperation with emergency relief foundation.
· Pink Ribbon Project an early detection of breast cancer project implemented in the neediest villages where women are unable to access health care.
· Implemented 340 small business projects with less privileged people through micro-finance loan focusing on vocational Training
Need assessment in Poor Communities
· Build and Renovated 3 houses for poor people
· Capacity Building activities with 250 youth in 5 focusing on communication, volunteering and development, planning and formulation initiatives and teamwork
· Implemented 25 community initiatives with youth in Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt through SHARIK Program.
· Held three conferences with youth in Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt
· Trained 36 youth on coexistence and global peace
Life Skills Training
· Trained about 74 Girls and young women on entrepreneurship; marketing and feasibility study for empowerment
· Life skills’ training youth with disabilities
· Some habits and traditions that prevent empowerment of women
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African Youth Charter states that'The African Union Commission shall ensure that States Parties respect the commitments made and fulfil the duties outlined in the present Charter by facilitating exchange and co-operation between youth organisations across national borders in order to develop regional youth solidarity, political consciousness and democratic participation in collaboration with development partners.'
Africa Youth Day Statement 2016 'If you must dream, make it loud and daring!'
African Union Chapter is an independent youth organization that works with the African Union to collaborate with African youth within Higher Education Institutions, to appropriate the values of the pan-African and African Renaissance. These values include democracy, human rights, the promotion of gender and youth rights and equality, and the fight for equality as well as the economic, social and political unity and stability for Africans. Read the first issue of AU Chapter's magazine I, AFRICX.
As we mark one year since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) it is important to acknowledge the efforts of young people and rural communities in moving Africa towards sustainability. At the Network of African Youths for Development (NAYD) we value and believe that every single effort at the individual level counts. On this issue of INSPIRE we focus on one year of SDGs and bring you collections of youth-led development in Africa. We hope you enjoy it.
NAYD Statement of PeaceEnglish French
SDG baseline index per country can be viewedhereThis gives the starting point for each goal in your country.
Proposed workshop for members of the #NAYDSDGs initiative planned around African Youth Day November 1st. We have most African countries represented but if you are interested in joining this initiative, especially if you live in Algeria, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Libya, Madagascar and Namibia, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a summary of your rural community development experience.
Pilot study to assess the progress of Uganda towards achieving sustainable development goals 3 and 8 on specific youth targets.
Written summary of the below Hangout and supplementary information provided by the Cameroon team and Francis Maberi can be seenhere
The Sustainable Development Goals were agreed by World Leader to a great fanfare in New York last September but what are the realities in implementing them in rural communities in Africa? The #NAYDSDGs team from Cameroon tell us the challenges they face and how a strong network might help tackle these challenges in a live hangout Tue March 1st at 15.00GMT.
NAYD is currently developing SDG focussed teams to achieve the mission of 'empowering African rural communities with the UN Sustainable Development Goals through youth-led co-ordinated and collaborative information, implementation, monitoring, lobbying and advocacy campaigns.' We are still looking for team leaders for Angola, Chad, Mauritania and South Sudan. If you are interested to represent any of these countries please send an email to email@example.com. This is a voluntary position.
New Year Message
#SDGs Implementation - NAYD has the following questions to ask each African nation and its governments.
Will you develop a clear strategy on how the #SDGs will be implemented?
Will the process be inclusive and participatory?
Will future spending reviews ensure a coherent cross-department #SDGs delivery?
Will a Government Minister be appointed for day-to-day responsibility of the #SDGs?
Will you allow and support progress to be independently reviewed by academia, business and civil society?
Social media chat on twitter every Wed at 3pm East Africa Time, on social entrepreneurship.
Please ask your question via @NAYDinfo#NAYDchat. To follow us click here Follow
'Hello Paul, Greetings from Bamenda. I want to thank you for the publicity given to
HOFNA Cameroon by making it NGO for month of May for NAYD. I also want to share my
joy in respect to the fact that I am one of the 12 recipients of the PresIdent Obama's
Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. I am one of the 12 that were selected
from over 2000 applications back here in Cameroon. Kindly check the details at the official
Press release of the U.S Embassy here in Cameroon.
NAYD is an example of a Youth Global Initiative that cherishes volunteerism as
a pillar to African Youth Engagement. The youths are the salt of the world;
they are the gate keepers of our society and a pillar to our societal development.
African youths let us cheer up and engage ourselves in self empowerment programs.'Kaudo Vincent-NAYD Kenya