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May 2017: NGO of the Month

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

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, 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 regional organizations.   Livelihoods Based Workshops and Training DDI Uganda is on a mission to reduce poverty and conflict by [...]

February 2017: NGO of the Month

By | February 1st, 2017|INSPIRE, NGO OF THE MONTH|

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.   Entrepreneurship Training ENSAN Aid [...]

EXCITE Youth Event in Singapore

By | January 30th, 2017|INSPIRE|

Over 150 guests descended on the Sustainable Living Kampung at Bottle Tree Park to witness students from six different tertiary institutions battle it out in the finale of DBS EXCITE! Youth Program, organized by Ground-Up Initiative, CEEMAN and Challenge:Future, supported by Youth in Action Program. Singapore is one of ten countries, and one of just [...]

Commitment to the success of Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

By | January 25th, 2017|FEATURED, INSPIRE|

To the Network of African Youths for Development I write on behalf of the Organisation of African Youth to cement our commitment to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. We have been an integral part of Africa’s participation in the consultation and formulation of the goals, and therefore have it in our [...]

Citizen-led Advocacy and Impact: A report by Tracka Nigeria

By | January 25th, 2017|INSPIRE|

Tracka, is a tool that was launched in June 2014. Tracka (tracka.ng) is a social platform for active citizens who are interested in tracking budgets and public projects in their community. Using grassroots monitors and partners of projects located across the Federation, this approach explores the use of technology to track budgets and reports to [...]

In Conversation with Patson Malisa

By | January 23rd, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Ubuntu & cooperation towhttp://nayd.kwaje.com/wp-admin/post-new.phpards development in Africa Patson Malisa is a Diplomacy Advocate, Thought Leader, Executive and Facilitator. He has served in national and continental youth platforms since the age of 18, advocating the convening of government and civil society to the dialogue forum for the advancing of policy for the Upliftment of youth. He serves [...]

In Conversation with Dr. Max Liboiron

By | January 23rd, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Community Engagement for Social Change What kind of work do you do? I’m an activist and academic, so I do a lot of my social change work through research and teaching. I run a feminist biology and technology laboratory (https://civiclaboratory.nl/), where we infuse everything we do, from choosing research projects to building scientific instruments, with [...]

Hope Land Congo

By | January 19th, 2017|INSPIRE, NGO OF THE MONTH|

  Introduction Hope Land Congo, HLC en sigle, est une association sans but lucratif qui œuvre pour faire de la République Démocratique du Congo, « un Congo Terre d’Espoir ». Vu son immense grandeur ; ses valeurs ; ses ressources et sa population, la RDC est un pays à la forme d’un continent qui voit ses espoirs s’envoler suite [...]