By combining research and outreach to our network members, AYT works to enrich democratic dialogue and ensure youth engagement in national and regional affairs. AYT offers evidence based policy analysis via policy briefs, guidebooks and policy related commentary to the youth, development partners, the private sector, parliament and government. AYT has formed a national and a regional network of youth action partners whom we work with to advance their advocacy agenda and support a youth-led approach towards development.
Our program components include research, technical assistance, advocacy, policy formulation and analysis and support to regional and international processes especially in areas of Economic empowerment, Gender, Governance and Peace and Security.
AYT also engages in array of extensive consultancy services for the benefit of advancing of youth-friendly policy and youth engagement in socio-economic development. Our major consultancy areas are policy and legal reform, budget analysis, economic empowerment programmes, civic awareness creation and promotion of human rights and good governance as well as strengthening the capacity of institutions and organizations. We do this through our highly qualified staff who are equipped with skills in research and analysis to offer high quality consultancy services.
Among the organizations AYT has done consultancies for are; Plan International, Kenya Centre for Paralegal Association, Sarakasi Trust, Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs (MOJNNCA), Adam Smith International and Oxfam.
AYT to represent interests of the youth in the HLM2 meeting of the Global partnership towards Inclusive and Accelerated Implementation of the 2030 Agenda
AYT through its SheCAN school clubs held an inter-schools debate in Mukuru. The students debated on a wide range of themes related to the Safety and Security of women and girls in public spaces as well as School related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV)