Towards an empowered generation of young people
Empowerment for youth responsibility
Growth, advocacy and mentorship
Leading the way against COVID-19
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
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We can join hands to save and improve thousands of children & youth’s lives with research, skilled teams, education and emergency care
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