for Youth Action (YIYA) Foundation
We are a youth serving CSO, which focuses on capacity building for vulnerable adolescents and youth in the areas of Human Rights, Civic Engagement, Peace Building, Health, Education (literacy, ICT & BPO), Entrepreneurship, and Social Development.
YIYA Foundation was birthed in 2008 and was registered as leading youth focused NGO in 2010 (Reg. No.11604). We are currently the national coordinating entity for the African Youth Commission (AYC) Uganda Consortium), African Youth & Adolescent Network on Population and Development (AfriYAN), and Uganda Civil Society Youth Coalition (UYC), and as such we are part of a big network of local civil society partners (over 300 CSOs countrywide) as well as a partner with a number of international development partners.
Empowering Young People to Initiate and Implement Socio – Economic Initiatives for Community and Self Development
[Promoting Social Entrepreneurship among Adolescents and Youth].
Our Core Values
Our range of programs
We have a presence in the Central, Northern, Eastern, Western and Karamoja Regions of Uganda.
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Youth Livelihood and Social Transformation (AKAWOGO)
This programs encourages and promotes innovations in non-traditional skills areas such as ICT, agro-processing, among others; as a response to high unemployment rates among the youth.
Sexual Reproductive Health/Rights and Gender Equality (SENGA)
Access to sexual and reproductive health care can fundamentally change the course of lives of young people and set them up to reaching their full potentials.