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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

#Youth Participate  2021

#Youth Participate 2021

Introduction Youth participate is a partnership project implemented by Youth alive Kenya, YETT(Youth empowerment and transformation trust)-Zimbabwe and CYECE(Center…

Youth Alive! Kenya November 24, 2021
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 3 year project in partnership with Oxfam Kenya that seeks to promote...

Youth Alive! Kenya March 23, 2021
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Join the Cause & Partner with Us

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

Latest Articles

My PARTICIPATE! Story: Shalin Obinda

My PARTICIPATE! Story: Shalin Obinda

We are using the skills acquired from the conference to grow our resilience and utilize every opportunity that we have as a youth-serving organization.

Youth Alive! Kenya November 21, 2022
Salome Njeri Mbugua: A Youth and Women & Girls' Rights Advocate

Salome Njeri Mbugua: A Youth and Women & Girls' Rights Advocate

I am a Nyumba Kumi / community policy member, a Community Health Volunteer(CHV), a youth leader and the chair of the Uthiru Rescue team. I am a young passionate…

Youth Alive! Kenya September 30, 2022
Global Goals Week: We all have a role in enabling women empowerment

Global Goals Week: We all have a role in enabling women empowerment

Sensitizing the community on cultural progressive practices will enable women to be in advantaged positions, participate in political spaces and actualize their…

Youth Alive! Kenya September 26, 2022

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