”Youth have ideas, promote them”.
Youth are active partners in the development process. Enabling them to translate their ideas into actions is our major task. Emphasizes on the civic awareness and civic issues, thus motivating and facilitating youth to act and take initiations and be informed on the issues of their concern.
”Youth Health matters, break the barrier”.
We work with youth towards Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights sensitization through grass-root activities and advocacy. Provides awareness and greater involvement of young people in response to the issues related sexual and reproductive health and rights.
”Self-employment is key to eradicate poverty”.
Promotes youth entrepreneurship and supports upcoming entrepreneurs towards self- sufficiency. We work with youth to foster their economic initiation and promote their innovation to help them become potential entrepreneurs.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the global goals for sustainable development adopted by 193 member countries of United Nations on 2015, which envisions to shape up the world and make the world a better place to live in by 2030. YUWA is also working in awareness and implementation of SDGs solely and also in partnership.
Youth Studies is an intensive inter-disciplinary course initiated by YUWA targeting the young population. This course is a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge designed especially targeting the needs of young people using youth friendly methodologies. While the national and international leaders have made commitments for the young population in terms of social-economic well-being, this section of society seem to be unaware of their own age identity to get the fullest of their own rights. Youth Studies thus aims to generate young people with conceptual understanding of youth and its issues, and who hold the ability to use youth-friendly methodologies to seek answers to their problems.
Youth Studies is a seven day course of 3 hours each day. The course is divided into 4 Parts:
Conceptual Understanding of Youth
Major Global and National Policies on Youth
Identification and Management of Open Spaces is the project of International Organization for Migration, supported by US AID and Government of Nepal which aims to inform people of Kathmandu Valley about the open spaces. This project targets to inform people of 30 communities in both the Kathmandu and Bhaktapur Valley. This project has two components: training and awareness event. Training is an one day training where 25 participants comprising from the representative from ward, civil socie...Read More
YUWA concentrates our work on six thematic areas, namely Active Citizenship, HIV, AIDS and SRHR, Environment Sustainability, Economic Initiation and Innovation, Glocal Information Access, and Sustainable Development Goals.