Building a Green Future: The Role of Youth in Climate Innovation

As part of our dedication to ensuring the meaningful involvement of young people through initiatives and policies that empower them to lead and thrive, NGYouthSDGs is excited to introduce our social media program, #GreenConvo. What is the #GreenConvo? The #GreenConvo is a bi-monthly program on X (formerly known as Twitter) aimed at addressing crucial issues […]

Call for Submission/Nomination of Stories of African Youth-Led Organizations

UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office Abuja in partnership with the Pan-African Youth Network for a Culture of Peace (PAYNCoP), and the Center for Youth Advocacy and Development (CEYAD) invites African youth organizations to submit original and innovative experiences that document impactful youth engagements spanning across development pillars that have and/or are currently transforming the trajectory of […]

Global Goals Week: Youth Shaping the World We Want

In commemoration of the fifth year of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a virtual hangout was organized to coincide with the Global Goals Week. The aim of the virtual hangout stems from the need to evaluate how far the SDGs have been achieved over these years. Considering certain gaps that exist in between achieving these […]

#COVIDPositiveStories – Elizabeth Aladelokun

Meet Elizabeth Aladelokun, Project Lead of Food Drive Project, an alumnus of the United Nation Millennium fellowship. This is her #COVIDPositiveStory:   The name of our COVID-19 Impact project is the Food Drive, a standalone project that was inspired by a conversation with a mentor around the difficulty of accessing food for the vulnerable family […]

#COVIDPositiveStories – Kenneth Okonkwo

Kenneth Okonkwo is a Sustainable Agriculture Practice expert by Training and the Founder of IrriTech Nigeria Limited. This is his #COVIDPositiveStory. The Eko Covid-19 Prevention Hygiene Project was initiated to help reduce the spread and transmission of COVID-19 in Lagos State, being the epicentre of the virus in Nigeria. This was done through the house […]

#COVIDPositiveStories – Erhayanmen Michael

Erhayanmen Michael is the team lead Owan West Volunteers For COVID-19 Awareness Campaign in Edo, Nigeria. This is his #COVIDPositiveStory. As the world battled the novel Coronavirus, it soon became a national health challenge. As checks were put in place to curtail and prevent the spread in Nigeria, I observed that those in the rural […]

#COVIDPositiveStories – Funmilola Awosanya

Meet Funmilola Awosanya the founder of Opportunities World, a social enterprise for connecting young people with opportunities in the social entrepreneurship space. This is her #COVIDPositiveStory. Having seen the impact of people staying at home without food and necessary materials in place, this will invariably lead to an increase in the number of people who […]

#COVIDPositiveStories – Jennifer Agunloye Okoliko

Meet Jennifer Agunloye Okoliko, she is the founder of the Girls Should Thrive Initiative (GiST), an NGO focused on raising female leaders from disadvantaged communities through entrepreneurship, education, and technology. This is her #COVIDPositiveStory; Our COVID-19 project is a Mobile food bank providing food for struggling families during the lockdown especially those who depend on […]

#COVIDPositiveStories – Jibrin Abubakar Yaro

Meet Jibrin Abubakar Yaro, He is the Founder of the Child Hope organization, a non-governmental organization initiated to bridge the gap between Vulnerable children and access to formal education. This is his #COVIDPositiveStory;  What inspired me to begin our COVID project is that the Almajiris are abandoned children with nobody to care about their health, […]

#COVIDPositiveStories – Ogholi Alero

Meet Ogholi Alero Sandra, she is a social entrepreneur and female rights advocate from Delta State, Nigeria. She is the Founder of Rural Development and Reformation Foundation (RUDERF). This is her #COVIDPositiveStory; In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, RUDERF decided to join our efforts to help prevent the spread of the dreadful disease, by […]