The Organization for Gender, Civil Engagement and Youth Development is a non-governmental organization, which was created on the 17th of July 2005. It was legalized by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization on the 6th of October 2005 (Reg. Nº 640/G.13/D.14/1/VOL.9/T/OAPP), the Ministry of Youth Affairs on the 19th of June 2008 (Reg. Nº 019/MINJEUN/DDYAFL/DD) and at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on the 14th June 2011 (Reg. Nº SW/GP/038/11/10109).
Our mission improve the standard of living of vulnerable children, youths and women through the initiation and/or implementation of development projects to meet their needs sustainably. Our aim is to educate and empower these vulnerable groups in communities to maximise their optimum potentials in an enabling environment where their rights are respect and they enjoy equal opportunity as well as participation in decision making. We empower children, young people and women to become active proponents for change. We focuses its actions on education and research.
What we do
We carry out projects in the following areas; Human Rights, Economic Empowerment/Agriculture and Environment using strategies such as; Training / conferences / workshops / seminars, Information collection and exchange, Elaboration of documents, Public speaking / campaigns, Distribution of educational materials, Demonstration and performing arts, Games and contest, Arts and cultural display, Audio-visual projection and Mass media intervention to reach its target mass.