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Empowering Women Economically at the Grassroots
We Work with like minded partners and stakeholders to empower and equip women at the community with financial knowledge and skills for self sustainability.
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Youth Empowerment & next Generation Leaders

We implement projects that expand opportunities for young people and address practical needs

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Growth , Advocacy and Mentorship
Our work is underpinned by a core belief in fairness and equality of humanity, honesty and truthfulness
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Policy Leadership & Good Governance
We work with youth leaders and relevant stakeholders within our networks to influence policy.
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Creating an inclusive and prosperous society

Youth Alive! Kenya (YAK) is a national youth-led non-governmental organization that exists to promote the wellbeing and inclusion of young people in development through partnerships, capacity building, and advocacy. It aims to create a society where young people are empowered to realize their full potential.

What We Do

Good Governance & Human Rights

We promote good governance and effective participation and inclusion of young people.

Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods

We enhance the skills and capacities of young people to promote sustainable and decent livelihoods.

Social Wellbeing and Equity

We promote the wellbeing and gender equity of young people in society.

Recent YAK Projects

W.E.E - (WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT)  IN KIBERA, KOROGOCHO, AND KAWANGWARE.

W.E.E - (WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT) IN KIBERA, KOROGOCHO, AND KAWANGWARE.

Covid-19 has disrupted our socio-economic way of life. It has led to increased Gender-Based Violence (GBV) cases as a result...

Youth Alive! Kenya April 9, 2021
WE CARE(Sote Tujihusishe na Kazi za Jamii)

WE CARE(Sote Tujihusishe na Kazi za Jamii)

Sote tujihushe na kazi za nyumbani’ is a project that seeks to promote men’s contribution to Unpaid Care and Domestic...

Youth Alive! Kenya March 23, 2021
SGBV(Sexual and Gender Based Violence) policy in Kakamega County

SGBV(Sexual and Gender Based Violence) policy in Kakamega County

DEPUTY GOVERNOR CHAIRS CABINET SUB COMMITTEE TO VALIDATE SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE POLICY Deputy Governor H.E Prof Philip Kutima today chaired the Cabinet…

Youth Alive! Kenya March 22, 2021
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Stories from partners, volunteers and program beneficiaries

`` I’m impressed by the number of youth who attended today’s forum and wish to encourage you to continue engaging in this manner that is very meaningful. ``

— MCA, Karuri Ward during KII

`` YAK was of great help in sharing information on upcoming public participation schedules through their Trainer of Trainers. I can confidently share that the overall turn-out and meaningful engagement has increased phenomenally. ``

— Director of Public Participation

Latest Articles

SGBV(Sexual and Gender Based Violence) policy in Kakamega County

SGBV(Sexual and Gender Based Violence) policy in Kakamega County

DEPUTY GOVERNOR CHAIRS CABINET SUB COMMITTEE TO VALIDATE SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE POLICY Deputy Governor H.E Prof Philip Kutima today chaired the Cabinet…

Youth Alive! Kenya March 22, 2021
International Women's Day 8th March 2021- #ChooseTochallenge

International Women's Day 8th March 2021- #ChooseTochallenge

Youth Alive! Kenya joins the world in celebrating international women day on 8th March 2021. This Year's Theme is  "Women in Leadership: achieving equal…

Youth Alive! Kenya March 7, 2021
Women Economic Empowerment -Supporting women small scale traders in Kibera, Kawangware and Korogocho

Women Economic Empowerment -Supporting women small scale traders in Kibera, Kawangware and Korogocho

In a survey published by UNDP, it was established that : women tend to earn less. women have fewer savings. women are disproportionately more in the informal…

Youth Alive! Kenya March 5, 2021

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