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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 [...]

October 2017: NGO of the Month

By | October 3rd, 2017|NGO OF THE MONTH|

LEAD ERITREA Lead Eritrea is an international initiative led by young people focusing on international affairs and the welfare of young people in Eritrea and abroad. Since 2001 a growing number of youth in Eritrea find themselves in exodus due to factors such as indefinite national service, closure of the only existing university- Asmara University [...]

September 2017: NGO of the Month

By | September 1st, 2017|NGO OF THE MONTH|

Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA) Botswana YALDA Gala Dinner YALDA is an international network of youth formed in 2004 by a group of Harvard students, born and raised in Africa. Currently YALDA has a special consultative status to the United Nation Economic and Social Council. YALDA is recognized by [...]

July 2017: NGO of the Month

By | July 4th, 2017|NGO OF THE MONTH, Uncategorized|

Community Development Centre (CDC-Uganda) Community Development Centre (CDC), based in Uganda but working in both Uganda and South Sudan, is a non-profit and non-governmental community based organization. It was founded in January 2014 by youth with a civic endeavor to advocate for the needs of indigenous communities and establish platforms for community development. The organization [...]

June 2017: NGO of the Month

By | June 1st, 2017|NGO 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, 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 [...]

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 [...]