Youth and Gender Empowerment Initiative (YOUGEI) is a non -governmental, non -profit organization registered in 2006 under the Nigerian Company and Allied Matters Act of 1990. The organization is made up of adults and youths with extensive experience spanning years of working in HIV and AIDS/RH related programs funded by International donors in health and development sector.
Youth and Gender Empowerment Initiative(YOUGEI) is positioned to be a transformation centre that brings out the best “potentials” in youths through the processes of information and communication.
YOUGEI designs, prints, and distributes well researched Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) Materials intended for the reading consumption of young people; people who are still at their transitional and formative stage, where negative habits could still be changed. We believe in dismantling the negatives and building up the positives values which will carry youths into adulthood. The contents of our BCC Materials are culturally appropriate and religious sensitive and do not usually contravene the doctrines of any religion/sect.
We also produce the Biannual GET THE YOUNG (GTY) MAGAZINE. The Get the Young (GTY) Magazine disseminates factual information on how to tackle contemporary adolescent challenges and maintain positive life styles.
YOUGEI’s CORE VALUES
Nigeria is undergoing series of challenges that is adversely affecting our youths. Let’s develop our youths as instruments for social change and positive transformation of our great nation. If we refuse to nurture them, our common destiny will be in jeopardy.
Let Youth and Gender Empowerment Initiative help you design materials that speak to today’s youth, together let’s groom a new crop of youths, future leaders, who will have positive values and conscience to initiate completely accountable actions in our great nation.