May 2017: NGO of the Month

Youth of Agro-Marine Development Association (YAMDA), Somalia Based in Merka, Somalia, YAMDA was established in January, 2014. It targets communities in Lower Shebelle, Bay, Bakool, and Banadir Regions. To promote community development, YAMDA focuses on such [...]

In Conversation with Nelson Kwaje

Digital Skills & Youth in Africa What kind of work do you do? I use three words to describe what I do: People, Technology, and Transformation. My day to day job is very diverse and engaging; [...]

NAYD’S 10th Birthday

NAYD was 10 years old on 27th March 2017. Quoting from the first INSPIRE magazine 'In March 2007, precisely on the 27th and 28th, some thirty youths from different youth led programmes around Africa met [...]

March 2017: NGO of the Month

Drylands Development Initiative Karamoja, Uganda Drylands Development Initiative (DDI Uganda) is a community-based organization formed in 2016 and working in Kaabong District of North Karamoja. It operates in this area in collaboration with local and [...]

About NAYD

What is NAYD? – NAYD is the Network of African youths for Development. It was formed in March 2007 and today involves thousands of youth-led projects throughout Africa. Are you part of an organization helping people be positive, are you dreaming of a better Africa the join us and make yourself heard.

How can you join?You are welcome to join NAYD and support the activities of its members by clicking here.

Have something to say? – Great! Send information about a conference, development activity, experiences of starting up a youth-led organisation, pictures of activities or whatever to help@nayd.org. It will be published in INSPIRE, our regular newsletter.

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