Empowered Youth, Sustainable Environment
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
Without an education, orphans are destined to repeat this never ending cycle of poverty. Orphans, who age out of institutions without education are mostly condemned to a life on streets, or begging or worse.
To address the socio-economic challenges facing youth
Advocacy for a favorable policy and legal youth environment.
LYA comprises of 18 board members and 25 youth groups whose membership is free.
To address the socio-economic challenges facing youth, LYA offers information, opportunities and llinkage through the following activities
A) To develop the inherit ability and capabilities of young people, both individually and collectively.
B) To encourage literacy and artistic activities among the Youth.
C) To establish and maintain relationships with other Youth groups, both national and international.
D) To popularize and advocate the concept of gender equality among the youth.
E) To initiate youth development projects and activities with the aim of encouraging the active participation of the Youth in the process of own empowerment.
F) To facilitate, implement, monitor, and evaluate youth development programs
G) To advocate for rights and opportunities for Youth with physical and mental disabilities
H) To liaise with and advise the ministry/department responsible for youth affairs on youth matters.