Lerato Mahoyi is an incredible South African known as an inspirational go-getter… She is a rape survivor but does not let this define her. She took her ordeal & focused all her energy on improving the lives of others in the same or worse situations. She became a trainer for an initiative called “Activate”, started
CANVASSITY is an innovative youth centric program designed to increase the capacity of youth to effectively engage and support government institutions deliver impactful governance, raise efficiency and improve accountability. Inspired to encourage young people to be more complimentary of government and not to be always critical, the program received 168 applications from interested youth, from
The National Endowment for Democracy on behalf of the World Movement for Democracy in collaboration with Youngstars Foundation, sets out to organize and facilitate a series of Civic Space Initiative video screening events on the following videos: Girl Child: One Woman’s Quest to Redefine Her Society, I Was Not Alone and Fatima: Voices of Civil Society
44 Nigerian participants from 21 states from the six geo political zones of Nigeria and one international participant from Montserrado, Liberia converged in Calabar, Cross River state for CANVASSITY Youth Democracy Fellowship between 23rd and 26th February 2016 at the Mirage Hotel, Calabar. CANVASSITY is an innovative youth centric program designed to increase the capacity of youth to
The Youngstars Foundation in partnership with Centre for Values in Leadership birthed The Pat Utomi Prize for Students’ Debate on Public Policy initiative which is designed to be an annual debate festival that revives and stimulates the fast eroding culture of students’ debates in campuses on government policies, programs and public affairs in Nigeria. The
In marking the 60th birthday celebration of renowned economist and public commentator Prof. Patrick Utomi, Youngstars Foundation in partnership with Center for Values in Leadership (CVL) is organizing an undergraduate debate challenge in honour of him. From over 330 video entries received from undergraduates across tertiary institutions in Nigeria, 16 undergraduates were selected through a
Friday 22 January, 2016 – Youngstars Foundation is hosting the preliminary debates of the Pat Utomi Prize for Students’ Debate on Public Policy 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria . From a pool of over 330 video entries received from undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, 16 undergraduates were selected to participate in the Preliminary Stages holding today. Modality for
Youngstars Development Initiative Ghana and Vodafone Ghana Foundation officially commenced an entrepreneurship skills project at the Boys and Girls Remand /Correctional Center in Accra. The project is a 12 weeks intensive training in batik, tie and dye and fashion design. Twenty participants, including both girls and boys, were selected to be beneficiaries of the project.