Wednesday, 12 September 2012 12:01
Young people in Chinhoyi are beginning to generate interest in registering to vote as the country gears up for elections in the near future.
Following the holding of the inaugural “Real Swag Is My Vote” Roadshow two months ago, Centre for Youth Empowerment and Development (CYED) says it has been receiving a lot of enquiries regarding the process of registering to vote.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:44
Youths Storm ZESA offices
National Movement for Catholic Students (NMCS) mobilized young people from Harare and went to Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) Megawatt House requesting for their bills to be calculated. This comes against the background where a lot of people have been ripped off by the service provider as it gives exorbitant bills using estimates whilst in many cases there is erratic supply of electricity.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:23
YETT has pioneered a young women mentorship programme through the holding of the first ever Summer school premised on creating a learning and exchange space for young and established women.
Close to 30 young women drawn from the organization’s networks ranging from students, cross border traders, farm workers, entrepreneurs, artists, activists, and others who are unemployed attended.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 11:12
20 year-old Angela Bota the author of the winning essay in the inaugural Making My Voice Count Essay competition hosted by YETT in partnership with The Sunday Mail has urged young people to acquire the perfect and correct knowledge regarding the electoral processes and put it into action through participation.
“By participating, they (youth) will benefit through electing people who support their needs rather than leaders elected by elders, who will not put much focus and attention on the needs of a youth”, says Angela.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012 10:59
(An extract from ZOYIP Newsletter)
Zimbabwe Organization for the Youths in Politics (Z.O.Y.P) Programs Manager, Jasper Maposa was one of the participants at this year’s Youth Leadership and Development Program, popularly known as the Winter school.
The winter school is administered by Youth Empowerment and Transformation Trust (YETT) to capacitate the young promising leaders to be innovative in finding lasting and sustainable solutions for the problems confronting the youths and their communities a large.
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 12:22
Centre for Youth Empowerment and Development Trust has engaged young people from all six districts in Mashonaland West province to advocate for the elimination of all forms of violence, including political violence.
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 12:02
Development Reality Institute (DRI) has been nominated as one of the three finalist of Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project-MIDP.
Tuesday, 27 March 2012 19:19
Glen Dhliwayo is a 23 year old student at Harare Institute of Technology who grew up as an orphan and is grateful for the role that different people have played in his life .He is also a Winter School Alumni who is grateful to have been part of the two week leadership and development programme.
We have realised that claiming space for young women is already difficult within a context of patriarchal attitudes and culture, where it is still considered improper for women to speak up and take positions of influence. Therefore, we are continuously looking for ways to increase the participation and influence of young women in organizations and in society.