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
Women Economic Empowerment and Care project (We-Care)
WE-Care's overall goal is to reignite progress on gender equality by addressing the largest, least-recognized factor preventing women to reach their full potential…
Kisumu ICON - Youth Work Readiness
After several months of hard work conducting research about how to enhance youth work readiness in Kisumu, Kenya; Youth Excel's Issue-Based Collaborative Network…
Strategic Partnership Agreement II(SPAII).
SPA 's overall objective is: "Young people, especially women, and marginalised people enjoy fundamental rights through improved access to well-resourced programmes…
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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
WORLD FOREST DAY: Youth for Forests and Health
Young people are critical in the future use and management of trees, woodlots, forests and general local greenspaces and their involvement is pivotal. Firstly, young…
International Women's Day: More Than Just A Symbolic Celebration
While it is important to appreciate the importance of celebrating IWD, it is also critical to understand that real change for women takes ongoing action throughout…
Leveraging ICT for good : Frankline Ojiambo
I was an award winner of the Entrepreneurship World Cup Kenya National competition 2021, winner of the Stories of Change Competition 2021 from Gov junction in the…
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