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YAA will foster the creation and sustainability of social innovative projects. These projects will enable the following:

  • Increase employment opportunities and financial inflows to the country through combined activities in different regions of the country
  • Stimulate start-ups in target industry sector by providing assistance and organizational development for citizens in respective countries
  • Reduction of environmental degradation through projects and initiatives in target communities
  • Increase per capita income level of the citizens through projects that stimulate economic activities
  • Reduce the rate of rural – urban migration by collaborating with rural duelers in the establishment of projects wherein their input is valuable
  • Scaling and replicating the processes in different regions of Africa to induce the aforementioned success to these other areas
  • Create and implement projects that promote fair trade between buyers and sellers in the various communities
  • Create projects that seeks to promote gender equality
  • Create a technology translational lab for social innovative projects

YAA believes education, economic participation and community engagement are critical to moving people out of poverty. Therefore objectives are focused on one goal - providing a pathway to remove people out of poverty.

The organization hopes to improve community education and expand economic opportunity with a goal to ensure it serves as a pathway out of poverty for community members and help people connect to the labor market. Prospective programs will also create education opportunities for youths and the community to ensure that youths are prepared for college and careers.

YAA will reduce the barriers to employment by organizing conferences and workshops that train participants on professional development and networking as well as careers fares that seek to connect talent to industries. YAA shall focus in areas that promote innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to reduce persistent poverty in target communities.


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"I'm encouraging young people to become social business entrepreneurs and contribute to the world, rather than just making money. Making money is no fun. Contributing to and changing the world is a lot more fun."
- Muhammad Yunus
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