Welcome to AYGF.
AYGF is an NGO established for the African people to be constructive partners in the renewed effort of repositioning the countries in the continent of Africa; an exclusive mechanism to identify our common weaknesses and consolidate on our strength both in the short and long run in close collaboration with local and international development partners of same or similar aspiration.
In AYGF, we seek holistic renewal, clean slate of agenda and a strategic sense of direction for African continent in the 21st century that would ultimately engender socio-economic and political security, stability and re-engineering of the people as encapsulated in democratic governance, incorruptible leadership, undiluted constitutionalism and human right.
AFRICA YOUTH GROWTH FOUNDATION (AYGF) was established in 2003 as a regional Non-governmental Organization called by the imperative need of a committed, focused and courageous youth and community oriented organization that can be entrusted with the onerous responsibility of giving direction and perspective to our political and democratic development in Africa and Nigeria in particular.
AYGF on a Six-Day Training Program Tagged
“The Democratic Governance for Development Project II".
The overall objective of the Capacity Development Support for CSOs is to improve capacity and performance of civil society organization in contributing to the deepening democracy in Nigera, engagement in electoral process and enhance citizen participation.
Africa Youth Growth Foundation partners with SURE-P on the Graduate Intenship Opportunities Fair in a bid to train the teaming unemployed graduates thereby empowering them and reducing the alarming unemployment rate in the country as supported by the Goodluck Jonathan led administration, the millenum development goals (MDGs) and the vission 202020.
WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES WE PLAYED KEY ROLES
* Inter-Religious Peace Workshop in Nigeria organized by the World Council of Churches held at the Ministerial Press Briefing of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs on “Nigeria in a Globalizing World” by Ambassador Oluyemi Adeniji, CON; Tuesday, November 9, 2004.
* One day National Democracy Day Lecture on “Political Economy of Sustainable Democracy” by Professor Charles Soludo, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria at the main Auditorium of the ECOWAS Secretariat, Asokoro, Abuja
This is a cross section of the few candidate who waited after their participation in the first edition of Academic Marathon screening exam conducted at CHAMS city center, area 11 Abuja. Academic Marathon - Students' Scholarship, Nigeria is aimed at supporting at least 5,000 indigent Nigerian students in achieving their educational aspirations by 2020, and also Promote Academic Excellence and competition as well as revert the dwindling fortune of Nigeria's education through scholarship and or financial support incentive. This project is divided into two Phases;
- External Academic Marathon for existing postgraduate and undergraduate students
- Internal Academic Marathon for students taking WAEC, JAMB & NECO
CONSULTANCIES: Africa Youth Growth Foundation secures consultancy services with the Rivers State Government on Excellence in Local Governance Initiative (ELGI) via the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) in
*SURE-P Graduate Internship Scheme
*Federal Ministry of Education on National Secondary School Festival of Arts & Culutre (NSSFAC)
*UNDP - Programme Associates
* UNICEF - programme Associate
* UNFPA - Programme Associate
*E.U. - Programme Associate
* World Bank - Programme Associate
* British Council - Programme Associate
We are well read and conversant in the following Publications;
* Millennium Development Goals Report 2004 for Nigeria
* National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategies (NEEDS) in Nigeria by the National Planning
Africa is the poorest region in the world with not less than half of its total population living on less than $1.00 per day.
Africa as well accounted for only one percent of the world GDP while its income distribution is skewed against the poor.
Africa is the most marginalized region accounting for only 1.7% of the world commerce, 2% world export, and 0.9% of
One out of five Africans lives under armed conflict, creating doubt over the prospect and future of the continent.
The Africa Youth Growth Foundation is making impact and a difference at local, national and international levels.
2004: Organized a community and youth interactive forum at the Lugbe community in Abuja where issues of
constructive and peaceful youth participation in political and democratic processes was strongly advocated.
2005: Had 1st African Youth Development Conference in collaboration with the Nigerian Ministry of Cooperation and