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JIACTIVATE YOUTH WITH DIFFERENT-ABILITIES “A mind is stretched by new experiences, drops the old norms and doesn’t dare to go back” How many people can you register by tomorrow, for a workshop by the Organization of Africa Youth, at Africa Nazarene University?  The queries had no response so I was excited when


Jiactivate is a platform that urges the youth to voice out the issues that affect them and give possible solutions.During The University of Nairobi Edition,unemployment was one of the greatest challenge that the youth face. As the discussion went on,I felt the state of despair ,the uncertainty of what awaits these


I am Waithera Ng'ang'a a Sociologist and currently volunteering with Organization of African youth (OAY). Together with other organizations we are running a campaign called Jiactivate. Jiactivate aims at elevating voices of the youths both in urban and rural areas on the issues affecting them i.e >Corruption >Unemployment >Health >Food security As youths we tend to

Dear Kenya.

Dear Kenya; You endlessly Practice Ageism to each Generation “Ageism is the stereotyping and discrimination against individuals or groups on the basis of their age; ageism can take many forms, including prejudicial attitudes, discriminatory practices, or institutional policies and practices that perpetuate stereotypical beliefs”- World Health Organization Naturally, every citizen ought

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 61)

  OUTCOME DOCUMENT February, 2017. 2017 Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 61) Kenyan Youth Consultation The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017. Priority Theme: Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world

Sexual and reproductive health and rights

50th International Conference on Population and Development Changing Population age Structures and Sustainable Development 3-7 April 2017, New York ICPD 2017 Kenya Youth Coordinated Consultation and Advocacy   Convened by Organisation of Africa Youth-Kenya Bruce House, 30th March, 2017   Background Information When it was passed in 1994, the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of


I am Sharon Owino, a student pursuing law and passionate about youth programs. I am volunteering with the Organization of African Youth (OAY) and currently doing the Jiactivate program which aims identifying programs affecting youths, and addressing it the issues after which we shall make a national declaration on the

Youth and Health Projects

This is our key area of focus given the tokenistic nature of youth engagement in health issues like governance, accountability, policy and service delivery. We believe that harnessing African demographic dividend is anchored on robust , equitable, affordable and rights based health care system. Our youth and health programs are largely

Sustainable development Goals

We carry out various SDGs implementation programs under the auspice of Youth-Led SDGs Awareness, Advocacy & Implementation  Strategy OAYouth believes the post 2015 agenda/SDGs requires a fundamental shift from being just another ‘global political declaration’ to a new transformative and ambitious development framework that will provide national governments with a roadmap