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August 2018: Organization of the Month

By | August 1st, 2018|NGO OF THE MONTH, Uncategorized|

Youth for Innovation Trust Zimbabwe Youth for Innovation for Trust (YIT) promotes youth development through social innovation. Educational Cleanup Campaign to encourage meaningful youth participation in community development YIT provides innovative solutions to problems faced by youth. YIT acknowledges that young women are at the center of development, whilst creating active global citizens [...]

July 2018: Organization of the Month

By | July 1st, 2018|NGO OF THE MONTH|

Together for Women and Children (TOWOC) Cameroon Introduction A TOWOC leadership conference TOWOC was founded by a group of gender specialists, social workers, and young women who were concerned with the plight of the rural communities. Specifically, they were concerned with minority groups such as widows, teenage mothers, displaced women and their families, [...]

June 2018: Organization of the Month

By | June 4th, 2018|NGO OF THE MONTH, Uncategorized|

Youth Initiative to Fight Climate Change Ivory Coast A report by Marie-Josee Houénou, NAYP Ivory Coast Focal Point  The Support Association for Self Promotion Sanitary and Urban safety (ASAPSU), working with a group of youth called Jeunesse Francophone pour le Développement Durable (JFDD), is an Ivorian association working to promote health, support refugees, environmental conservation [...]

A Report from Togo

By | May 7th, 2018|OUR TEAMS|

by Issaka Ouro-Wechire NAYD CFP, Togo Issaka What do you think of youth activism? For youth activism to be successful, it has to have good leaders to take good actions in order to achieve the target goal and have impact on the community. Tell us more about youth activism in Togo. There are [...]

May 2018: Org of the Month

By | May 1st, 2018|NGO OF THE MONTH|

Youth Empowerment and Support Initiative YESI-Africa Uganda Introduction YESI-Africa was started, and registered with the Kasese District Development Network (KADEDE-NET) an umbrella body for voluntary associations in Uganda, in 2010 as a community based youth-led organization by a group of youth in rural Uganda. YESI-Africa was started in response to challenges facing youth and children [...]

April 2018: Org of the Month

By | April 3rd, 2018|NGO OF THE MONTH|

 SOUTH SUDAN YOUTH FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION  (SSYPADO) South Sudan Youth Peace and Development Organization (SSYPADO) is a non-profit youth organization based in Juba, South Sudan. It was established in July in 2010 with the aim of encouraging youth engagement in peace and civic processes. Its founders were concerned that although youth were central [...]

Why do I Volunteer with NAYD?

By | March 15th, 2018|INSPIRE|

Pochi Tamba (Eps. NSOH) - NAYD Steering Group There are thousands of African youths working for a better continent and a better world. Many of these youths are repeating what some fellow African youths somewhere had done or are doing. NAYD is the one place where these African youths get to know themselves, [...]

December 2017: Organization of the Month

By | December 2nd, 2017|NGO OF THE MONTH|

Violet Mbiti Foundation, Kenya A brief introduction of the organization including the motivation behind it: Through our brand Youth County Projects Kenya, Violet Mbiti Foundation empowers youth in the 47 counties in Kenya socially, economically and politically towards achieving Vision 2030 and Sustainable Development Goals by initiating projects at the grassroots. Focus areas we are [...]

November 2017: NGO of the Month

By | October 31st, 2017|NGO OF THE MONTH|

Children and Young People Living for Peace (CYPLP), Nigeria Youth Against Election Violence March Children and Young People Living for Peace (CYPLP) is a youth-focused, not for profit, voluntary movement in Nigeria. We work with the other youths, informal and formal youth groups and through youth groups in local disadvantaged communities.  We defend and [...]

TEDx comes to University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

By | October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

By Tinashe Lindel Earlier this year, five University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (UKZN) students came together to host the first ever TEDx event in Pietermaritzburg, which occurred on the 22nd of August 2017, at the UKZN PMB campus. The TEDxUKZN event was envisioned by the students who, apart from being avid TED enthusiasts, also wanted to see [...]