Youth Initiative for Sustainable Human Development in Africa (YiSHDA) is a non – governmental organization registered with the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2013 with registration certificate number CAC/IT/No 60340. YiSHDA’s Vision is to be ‘A Pillar for African Youth Development’ and with a mission to ‘Build Tomorrow’s Leaders Today’. YiSHDA has carved a niche for itself in the design and implementation of programs targeted at young people with special focus on Economic Empowerment, Civic Engagement, Education, and Mentorship. YiSHDA is a resourceful organization that ensures quality delivery of programs to beneficiaries while building their trust and confidence in our ability to deliver, we leverage on the wealth of skills and experiences of our dynamic and committed team members to drive in the desired effect.
YiSHDA designed and implemented the Emerging Young Leaders Program across three states in Nigeria (Abuja, Nasarawa, and Kaduna) with support from the World Bank Youth Forum as a medium for youths to identify, explore and maximize their potentials as leaders making a difference in the society.
YiSHDA designed and implemented the Leadership & Capacity Building Training for Secondary School Prefect across ten (10) secondary schools in Abuja. The training provided valuable opportunities for prefects of secondary schools to develop their potentials and obtain self-growth. The training was conducted with special support from the FCT Education Department.
YiSHDA also implemented the Beyond Access Nigeria Project across 16 Northern State in Nigeria with funding from the International Research & Exchanges Boards (IREX)-USA. Beyond Access Nigeria Project is an initiative which works with public libraries to increase access to information, digital skills and economic opportunities.
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