Yearly Archives: 2017

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In Conversation with Sheripher Dinala

By | June 6th, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH|

Young Women as Active Agents of Social Change Sheripher Dinala What kind of work do you do? My work is mostly centered on young women and girls’ empowerment. I work with women and men of all ages. My goal is to make sure that young women and girls are empowered to make informed decisions [...]

June 2017: NGO of the Month

By | June 1st, 2017|ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH, Uncategorized|

BIG STEPS OUTREACH NETWORK (BONET), CAMEROON BONET was founded in 2010 and later registered in 2011 as a non-profit, youth-led organization committed to the fight against marginalization, inequality, HIV/AIDS and other STIs in Cameroon. The association provides a platform for the inspiration and empowerment of youths in Cameroon and beyond by enhancing and  promoting opportunities to [...]

May 2017: NGO of the Month

By | May 2nd, 2017|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION 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 areas as agriculture and coastal line development, vocational training and capacity building, education, health and sanitation among others. YAMDA’s vision [...]

In Conversation with Nelson Kwaje

By | April 28th, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH|

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; most of the time I am on my laptop corresponding with team members and coordinating projects. Aside from that, I [...]

NAYD’S 10th Birthday

By | March 28th, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

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 in Cameroon to lay the ground work for the Network of African Youths for Development (NAYD). The idea behind NAYD [...]

March 2017: NGO of the Month

By | March 2nd, 2017|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION 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 regional organizations.   Livelihoods Based Workshops and Training DDI Uganda is on a mission to reduce poverty and conflict by [...]

Stephen Machua

By | February 8th, 2017|OUR TEAMS|

Stephen Machua is a 23 years old Kenyan with wide experience in volunteerism and social media. He completed a Finance degree in April 2014. As the Co-Founder of Change Mind Change Future, a youth led NGO based in Kenya; he is able to directly empower young people socially and economically with the help of over [...]

Paul Shaw

By | February 8th, 2017|OUR TEAMS|

Paul Shaw has been active with NAYD since it started in March 2007. Pochi Tamba, NAYD's founder, sowed the seeds then of 'holding hands' and 'together is better' - she recognised that it was only through co-operation and collaboration that African Youth could help solve the continent's and humanity's urgent problems. What we now have [...]

Tinashe Dirwal

By | February 8th, 2017|OUR TEAMS|

Tinashe Lindel Dirwai is an open minded hard driver, convergent thinker, volunteer, and peer motivator, social entrepreneur with knowledge of web and software design. He volunteers with NAYD by designing debate web posters and participating in online debates. Tinashe has a strong belief that Africa is the global giant awakening from its slumber. Tinashe strongly [...]

Jean Paul Brice Affana

By | February 8th, 2017|OUR TEAMS|

Jean Paul Brice Affana is a Youth and Action Instructor trained by the Ministry of Youth Affairs of Cameroon. His fields of interest and strong experiences include social development, climate change, sustainable development, intercultural dialogue, peace-building, youth empowerment and development, and human rights. Jean Paul is the Coordinator of youth-led NGO Vital Actions for Sustainable [...]