Twenty-First Century African Youth Movement (AYM) exists to facilitate increased access for disadvantaged African youths to critical resources and opportunities required for enhancing their productivity and relevance to their nations and communities.
Our mission is to create jobs and employment for youths in Africa. With programs and initiatives in education, technology, agribusiness, eco-tourism, entrepreneurship and the creative arts, we work to revitalize the potentials of our communities and bring the populations social and political stability. AYM is an emerging initiative to primarily engage youths as change-makers in the rebuilding and development of African countries through innovative and progressive local community-driven programs and youth-focused enterprises.
Our vision is to reverse the social and economic marginalization of Africa through people, ideas, and resources. Mobilizing Africa’s unemployed and underemployed youth is the key to the continent’s economic growth and stability. AYM works to mobilize marginalized youth through education, training and the creation of entrepreneurial opportunities to help move communities away from poverty, disease, and hunger. AYM aims to establish personal empowerment and community resilience by energizing its critical youth population as change agents to reverse the stagnation, social and economic marginalization of Africa.
To sensitize and raise the awareness of African youths on productive national and global citizenship.
To support African youths to acquire and build on sound social enterprise development and management skills.
To facilitate increased access for African youths to relevant social enterprise start-up and management resources.
To support and coordinate the evolution and strengthening of youth-focused social enterprise networks within African countries.
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In launching the Sierra Leone Youth Vegetable Gardens program in 2007, AYM opened three sites to grow new crops like lettuce, carrots, cabbage, onions, radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, peas, green beans, and a wide variety of other vegetables and herbs…
Moselleh beach sits along the Jong River in Mattru Jong. It is also home to breathtaking waterfalls, fine white sand, and natural tree shades. Entertainment facilities will be established on Moselleh beach, and the volunteers will be trained…
Entrepreneurship is at the core of AYM Program Design. The organization will always seek financial support from well-wishers and donors. But, its future as an economic institution for the social good, lies in a solid business plan that would generate…
Twenty-First Century African Youth Movement empowers rural youth through technology programs and prepares them for employment in good paying jobs and enables them to take control of their own future.
July 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
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