Youth for Development and Productivity (YODEP)
P.O. Box 516
WHAT DO WE DO:
Youth for Development and Productivity (YODEP) is a Youth Community Based Organization (YCBO) established in the year 1998 by the concerned youth to help address aggressive socio-economic worsening condition encountered by the youth, orphaned children and women who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The categories mentioned herein are usually confronted by social economic, unemployment, HIV/AIDS and poverty worsening conditions that expose them to HIV/AIDS stigma and consequently impacting their effective participation on community development activities and initiatives. To reverse the situation, Youth for Development and Productivity (YODEP) is helping to coordinate and promote community development initiatives in the field of HIV/AIDS, youth development, vulnerable children’s education deriving from the local community, nutrition support, human rights, democracy and good governance, Information education and communication, ICT for development, Women empowerent. YODEP foster network and collaboration with individuals and organizations with similar aims and objectives.
YODEP is committed to taking a leading role in motivating the young people to acquire skills and knowledge which is useful to various development initiatives within their communities as this is the surest way of facilitating them to make a significant difference in their lives and subsequently make the world a better place for them to live.
"An improved quality of life in the community and see the youth, women and orphans and vulnerable children becoming self reliant."
Youth for Development and Productivity (YODEP), in responding to the community needs, identified primary target beneficiaries as: Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), Youth, Women, People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWA) and the elderly People