Founded in 2015, Arising Youth International is a nonprofit organization providing services to youths in the United States and Kenya. Our mission is to move youth forward. By partnering with local schools, churches, businesses, non-governmental organizations, governmental and community leaders, AYI is able establish community programs that surround young people with various opportunities for positive engagement. This reduces risks encountered and ultimately leads to higher rates of successful transitions into adulthood.
Arising Youth International of Nairobi’s Youth Education Sponsorship (YES) Program connects sponsors with under-privileged students who are unable to pay for an education and are desiring to attend high school or college . With the help of our YES Program and willing sponsors, students are given the opportunity to move forward by furthering their education beyond primary school.
The AYI Performing Arts Program uses performing arts as a vehicle to move youths forward in personal development. Through dramatic performances, Arising Youth International brings attention to personal responsibility and awareness to the following social issues: overcoming societal issues, AIDS/HIV, teen pregnancy, domestic violence, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, and the roll of education in achieving a brighter future.Arising Youth International is a young organization dedicated to providing services to youths in the United States as well as abroad. Currently, we are offering services in Nairobi Kenya in addition to the United States. Our mission is to move youth forward in all areas of life. By partnering with local schools, churches, businesses, non-governmental organizations, governmental organizations, and community leaders, AYI establishes community programs that surround young people with various opportunities for positive engagements.