Yearly Archives: 2013


The World Aids Day and the Youth in Kenya

By | December 22nd, 2013|INSPIRE|

Catherine Wanjiru Nyambura is a young feminist leader passionate about Youth Sexual Reproductive Health, Human Rights and Development. She currently works as the project coordinator, Dandelion Kenya. Dandelion Kenya is a grassroots organization based in Nakuru that works to economically empower women and the youth in the Rift Valley through capacity building and training on [...]

Tributes from African Youth for Madiba

By | December 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Whilst we mourn the death of a great African leader we also celebrate his life. Below are tributes from African Youth whose lives have been touched by him. 'Mandela touched the Royals and Commoners alike and the world will surely feel a big void in his passing on. I join NAYD to wish you fare [...]

Development and Aid – Patson Malissa give us his perspective

By | December 2nd, 2013|INSPIRE|

“ Give a man a fish, and you’ve fed him once. Teach a man to fish, and you have fed him for life.”  We usually mention this with regards to removing the culture of toxic aid to the continent of Africa. However, I’d like to expand a bit more on the techniques needed in order [...]

Aid and Development – David Takawira

By | November 25th, 2013|INSPIRE|

NAYD's first debate took place on Sat 23 November when the case for and against Aid was argued by two young African leaders. David Takawira shares his own personal views on this sensitive topic, arguing that without the involvement of youth and women Aid is ineffective. Effective and Efficient Aid: A shared Vision My village-Matsveru in [...]

African Youth Day – What Can I Do?

By | November 1st, 2013|INSPIRE|

What do you do when you are in a bus for 10 hours and you are travelling at night so it is not possible to just hug your window and enjoy the view? Okay, I was in such a situation recently and sat next to a young man from The Congo and soon we started [...]

Youth of Agro-Marine Development Association (SOMALIA)


Youth of Agro-Marine Development Association (YAMDA) is non-governmental, non-profit, and non-partisan association. It is an independent association which is dedicated to promoting and developing the Agricultural and Coastal area of Lower Shebelle Region. Therefore, YAMDA was established to upgrade and teach new methods of fishing and farming to the small scale fishers and farmers to [...]

Mr and Miss Mathare Initiative.

By | October 27th, 2013|INSPIRE|

Mr. and Miss. Mathare. We can use words,music or even force to bring people together. What happens when we bring beauty into community development work? This is what The project 'Mr. and Mrs. Mathare' seeks to accomplish. Mathare is an informal settlement in Nairobi that houses Nairobi's young vibrant youth, who for one reason or [...]

NAYD – AIDS Information: A Young Positive’s story Job Seeking:

By | September 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|

NAYD - AIDS Information: A Young Positive’s story Job Seeking:: With all the daily findings, living with HIV has been simplified each day but some aspects that are given lesser attention are still a hind...

Water Security and Rural Sanitation in Egypt, A revolution awaits its hero (part 1/2)

By | September 8th, 2013|INSPIRE|

Background The Nile Delta is a very challenging area, with very dense housing, growing pressure on the agricultural land, high water demands and high population growth. Villages of the Nile Delta are now served with water supply, but few of them already benefit from proper wastewater collection and treatment. There is a clear demand to [...]

Healing unseen wounds in Mogadishu

By | September 7th, 2013|INSPIRE|

Mogadishu, Somalia - “I was alone,” remembers 14-year-old Hoda*, recalling that evening in January 2013. “My father is a police officer, and he was working that night.” Hoda was in the bathroom preparing for bed, while two armed men quietly broke into her house. A man of 75 years and his son then hid under [...]