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.
A developed and well governed Africa drawing on the energies of all her children.
We exist to harness the productive energies of youth towards peace, equity and prosperity within and across communities in Africa.
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)