Youth Assisting Youth International(yayi)
YAYI is short for Youth Assisting Youth International which is a local-based NGO that was set-up in 2007 to encourage the Youth in Ghana to use ICTs as tools for development. In addition YAYI promotes Youth Initiatives for development and encourages youth empowerment. We have links with International Youth Networks across the world,Youth Assisting Youth International, through its Communication and Information initiative , is therefore actively assisting young people to produce information themselves by supporting youth media, by facilitating the creation of youth information and communication networks and by providing appropriate technologies to youth organizations.
An important initiative for YAYI is a worldwide information network of, relevant agencies and youth organizations on youth-related issues. The establishment of various information structures all over the world is a high priority, reflecting a key concern to secure better conditions with which young people can access information.
By collecting information concerning different youth activities and projects and providing training, these info-structures meet the constantly increasing needs of young people and youth NGOs for an increased access to information for education and development. YAYI also supports the global preventive effort against HIV/AIDS.