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ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH AND HEALTH DEVELOPMENT (AYHD)

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Our Activities

 

Training: Through the help of our staff and invited experts, AYHD conducts training workshops for youth and women. We organise training on a range of topics including conflict resolution, mitigation and transformation, cultural and religious tolerance, human rights education, sexual and reproductive health and rights, civic education, environmental education, community mobilization and poverty alleviation related issues.

Litigation and Advocacy: through the efforts of our staff made up youths with diverse educational backgrounds with significant work experience in our focus areas; we actively engage in human rights promotion through ligation and advocacy as well as advocacy in peacebuilding, health development etc. As a membership organization, we have over 700 members and 200 volunteers spread all over Nigeria who help in the propagation of our works down to the people in the localities.

Educational, Professional and Skills Development: We organise Social Entrepreneurship, Volunteerism Skills training in order to enable youths’ and women gain the skills they need to obtain employment or create new employment opportunities. We basically encourage the participation of women and girls in these trainings. We also execute projects in our areas of focus, sometimes, in collaboration with our partners.

Participation in Local and International Training and Workshops: In order to be updated with latest strategies in our thematic areas, our staff and volunteers often take active part in local and international trainings that relate to our areas of focus.

Healthcare Services: we render health care services to our target group, particularly on screening, drug distribution and counseling. 

Parade and Awareness Campaign: We organise from time to time awareness campaigns in order to enlighten our target group on issues that relate to our thematic areas.