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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

PRESS RELEASE – African youth visit Calabar for CANVASSITY Youth Democracy Fellowship 2016

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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

Pat Utomi Prize for Students’ Debate on Public Policy 2016 Grand Finale

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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