Overview of Africa Youth Trust

Africa Youth Trust (AYT) is an independent, non-partisan, development and advocacy organization. Founded in 2005, AYT is registered in Kenya as a trust under the Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Act. AYT was created specifically to spearhead a Youth Led Development model in Kenya with a view of replication in other African Countries.

Youth Led Development (YLD) is about young people making a living and future for themselves and their communities. YLD involves Economic and Social investments such as business start-ups and community improvement projects, devised and managed by young people. YLD projects involve adult mentors with skills in the respective area being addressed, working with and mentoring the young people.

VISION

A developed and well governed Africa drawing on the energies of all her children. 

MISSION STATEMENT

We exist to harness the productive energies of youth towards peace, equity and prosperity within and across communities in Africa.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

  • Youth are essential agents and creators of change in society.
  • Youth are capable of being at the forefront of effecting change for the good of all in society.
  • Every youth deserves a chance to actively participate in development

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News & Updates

  • Second High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership

    AYT to represent interests of the youth in the HLM2 meeting of the Global partnership towards Inclusive and Accelerated Implementation of the 2030 Agenda


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  • School clubs Debate

    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)


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P. O. Box 51874 – 00100
Nairobi, KENYA

Office Hours: 8am-5pm (Monday - Friday)
E-mail: info@africayouthtrust.org
Tel: +254 020 202 2269
Mobile: +254 713 709 985 or +254 734 011 128