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The CANVASSITY Pan African Youth Democracy Fellowship Institutional Learning Visit to the African Union

Having demonstrated commitment and reasonable advancement in their post-semester one activities, CANVASSITY Pan African fellows from 6 different African countries arrived in Addis Ababa with a lot of expectation for a one-week institutional learning visit to the Headquarters of the African Union in Ethiopia. This is done in partnership with the African Governance Architecture (AGA) Secretariat, Department of Political Affairs, African Union Commission, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During the learning visit, fellows will meet with the different units of the AU and other regional institutions to learn about their roles in advancing democracy and good governance.




Are you a confident young female?

Do you want to mentor and guide other young females to overcome low self-esteem?

Do you want to see more of emboldened young females in our society?

If yes, here is your chance to join 150 emboldened females who will mentor 3,000 young females to complete a 30 days self esteem challenge.

Do you know that:-

  • 75 percent of girls with low self-esteem reported engaging in negative activities, compared to 25 percent of girls with high self-esteem.
  • 85% of women and 79% of girls say they would opt out of important life activities when they don’t feel good about the way they look.

Source – National Report on the State of Self-Esteem by Dove Self Esteem Fund.

Meanwhile has it occurred to you that no meaningful development is possible without women? Nigeria needs more emboldened young women, who can aspire greatly, unleash their potentials and contribute massively to national development.

So if you like to join our effort to raise more emboldened young women in Nigeria, sign up today to participate in our 2 days Female And More Mentors Bootcamp.

Date August 31st to September 1st, 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria. Accommodation and road transport support is provided for participants from outside Abuja.

Moreso, one female mentor stands a chance to win an all expense paid trip to an African Country in 2018!

Application closes August 19th, 2017.

For Partnership and other details, click www.youngstarsfoundation.org/fem

Or call call +234 7035535876 or email gender@youngstarsfoundation.org 

Female And More is a female is a self esteem program of Youngstars Foundation in partnership with the World Movement for Democracy, USA and Divine Mercy School Abuja.

Bringing DESPLAY Africa Training to Retirement

For 10 consecutive years, DESPLAY as a program through the unflinching support and funding from the best partner in the world (NED – USA), has been able to discover, train, and network young leaders from Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, D.R Congo, and Liberia. Today, many of the people that undergone DESPLAY training academy are standing out in the society in various field especially in politics/governance, development work, media, among others. As delightful as the success stories of DESPLAY training reverberates in our heart, we are very deeply emotional in declaring to the world and NED in particular that the management of Youngstars Foundation has decided to retire DESPLAY training academy. Even though we understand that DESPLAY has metamorphosed into a lifestyle and a mental revolution of some sort for so many participants with many still hanging in the corner awaiting the next call for application, we believe we have done our bit and trust that over 500 direct trainees, as well as over 5000 indirect trainees of DESPLAY across the African Continent will take the baton of impacting many more young Africans on the principles of democracy, inclusive government, youth participation, youth aspiration and leadership among others.