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CANVASSITY Youth Democracy Fellowship Post Semester Activities

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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. The program seeks to encourage young people to be more complimentary of government and not to be always critical. After the first semester, 20 participants have

World Movement For Democracy Video Screening Births An Online Campaign On Gender Right in Nigeria

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An escalated interest in the protection of woman rights became an absolute cry for the participants that attended the World Movement for Democracy video screening events on Gender right in Nigeria. Actions have been taken as participants opted to join the Youngstars Foundation’s Young Women of Dignity (YOWDI) Facebook Platform to air their opinion on

Asidu Abudu

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Self taught engineer and inventor, Asidu Abudu, has made at least 26 different inventions since he discovered his passion of invent things in sixth grade (Primary six). Over the years, Asidu has invented numerous devices that are designed to ease people’s lives. One of his inventions is a fufu pounding machine which could ease the

Martina Odok posing with her ‘’Democracy Works Canvass’’

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Martina Odok, a CANVASSITY Youth Democracy Fellowship 2016 participant is depicting the problem of unemployment, unemployability and the ideal situation of Skills and Youth Entrepreneurship on her “Democracy Works Canvass“, which she is using as a mass civic mobilization tool to share her plan of collaborating with government to address her community concerns. She intends to engage the Plateau State

Gender Equality Advocacy video featuring Kingsley Bangwell

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The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is seeking to address how men and women can work together in leadership when a country is undergoing a political transition through the Global Women’s Leadership Program by developing a Male Allies for Leadership Equality (MALE) training curriculum. In order to inform the development of the MALE curriculum, IFES

Lerato Mahoyi

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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

Anas Sanusi Gusau – CANVASSITY Community Outreach Activity in Sokoto State

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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

World Movement for Democracy in Collaboration with Youngstars Foundation Organizes Civic Space Initiative video screening on Gender Rights in Nigeria

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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