To be the continental umbrella organisation for all African youth, providing a platform for youth-led programmes, a forum for dialogue, and a network of future leaders..
A strong representation and participation of youth in championing social, political and economic development in Africa.
OAYouth’s programmes are centred on key objectives, targeted at responding to African youth's unique needs and aspirations.
To motivate and inspire young people to participate in nation building.
To unify the fragmented voices and programmes of youth in communities, country and continent.
To initiate projects that empower youth economically, socially and politically.
Energising youth's to be vocal in challenging retrogressive norms and to power up progressive change.
“ As Africans, we need to share common recognition that all of us stand to lose if we fail to transform our continent.”
“ “I am angry. We should all be angry. Anger has a long history of bringing about positive change.”
“ It took the madmen of yesterday for us to be able to act with extreme clarity today. I want to be one of those madmen. We must dare to invent the future. ”
OAYouth is sustained by the generocity of our partners, our members and donor organisations. Want to make a difference to African Youth? Contact us and donate in cash, in kind or with skills.
Organisations across the world and youth forums in Africa are welcome to partner with us for a fixed term or to organise specific projects. Our partners:
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