Saturday, January 1, 2011
Young Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe, West Africa
The NGO Young Africa (YA) works holistically with underprivileged youngsters between 15 and 25 years, started as a local Zimbabwean organisation and sets up empowerment projects that can be replicated. The legal owner of the projects is Young Africa.
Young Africa is a Charitable Trust in Zimbabwe. It is an independent non-governmental organisation. In just eight years, Young Africa has grown into a shining example of what a development organisation can achieve by empowering young people and their community with their own resources.
The mission of Young Africa is the empowerment of underprivileged young people. Young Africa empowers young people by educating them in a holistic way and encouraging them to build up a decent living for themselves and the society around them. Young Africa teaches young people - Skills of hands, to make them self-reliant, skills of heart and mind to live with dignity and responsibility and skills of the soul to live with purpose.