Youth Volunteer for Change is a youth organization that provides a platform for empowering young people, women, and communities in large through community development work. YVC is a membership organization that exists of members from all walks of life, irrespective of academic status, creed, religion, nationality and political affiliation. It consists of young people from Kenya and other parts of the world.
YVC seeks to bring the youth from diverse cultures together by identifying and nurturing their talents, so that they can teach each other. YVC`s programs focuses on youth exchange programs that provide voluntary opportunities to Kenyan youth as well as intercultural learning from both Kenyan and youth from abroad. Being a voluntary organization YVC has the capacity of mobilizing international and national volunteers to participate in community development projects and give them chance to gain experience from those different challenging projects.
2. Brief history
In 2006, youth from the sprawling Kibera slum met to form the community based organization (CBO) Youth Work for Change (YWC). Thus, in September 2008 YWC moved to another level as we were registered as non- governmental organization by the NGO’S Board, in the name of Youth Volunteer for Change (YVC).
From the year 2006 YVC we have been organizing different event with youth in different places in Kenya as the work camp and one day event for mobilizing youth and discussing most attaching issues affecting youth today
Youth Volunteer for Change is a youth organization that provides a platform for empowering young people, women, and communities in large through community development work. YVC is a membership organization that exists of members from all…