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Youth Platform on Education and Leadership - YPEL About YPEL: Youth Platform on Education and Leadership – YPEL is a committed nonprofit making organization striving towards the establishment and promotion of youth economic empowerment through advocacy, practical skills training, capacity building and child protection. We do this by organizing legal assistance, creating awareness through the media, seminars and workshops.

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About YPEL:

Youth Platform on Education and Leadership – YPEL is a committed nonprofit making organization striving towards the establishment and promotion of youth economic empowerment through advocacy, practical skills training, capacity building and child protection. We do this by organizing legal assistance, creating awareness through the media, seminars and workshops.

Our Vision:

YPEL envisions a world where youth take a lead in the transformation of their communities through innovating and inventing ideas aimed at social transformation.

Our Mission:

YPEL works to build, empower and sustain a vibrant youth population through advocacy, child protection, empowerment and capacity building as entry points to re-dress social challenges in our society.

Goals:

• To Position innovative thinking among the youth through practical skills training as a vehicle to address unemployment.
• To create room for innovative developmental initiatives in the educational system through research and awareness creation.
• To bring the transformation ideals back to the forefront youth life that hatches tangible and visible results.
• To provide the opportunity for every youth to take a stand for Uganda’s development through advocacy.

Objectives:

• To revitalize the education system especially for young people to realize innovative developmental initiatives to ensure social transformation.
• To initiate, conduct and assist various programmes like sexual reproductive health and entrepreneurship skills development aimed at empowering and engaging the youth.
• To promote the economic advancement of young people by supporting, funding, as well as establishing social enterprises to create volunteer placements for young people in such establishments.
• To encourage the youth to engage in agriculture for sustainable development.

Ongoing projects:

• Sexual reproductive health program.
• Practical skills training in handcraft making and carpentry (Kisaasi center) as well as agriculture focusing on value addition.

PROGRAM DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS

SUPPORTING VENTURES IN THESE SECTORS

  • Education

supporting ventures in these regions

  • Global

TYPES OF COMPANIES ACCEPTED

  • Non-Profit