POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Harnessing Youth Demographic Dividend
Harnessing Youth Demographic Dividend to Transform Kenya through quality health, education, stable economy and good governance
1.) Work with partners to develop Demographic Dividend inspired Youth Impact Advocacy Toolkit.
2.) Young people and their agencies mobilised to support implementation of ICPD+25 Commitments.
3.) Youth Impacted through investment in health, education, jobs, and governance so as to create dramatic economic growth.
OAY has experience in population and development issues among youth and has been engaged in the International Conference on Population and Development processes. In 2016 and 2017, OAY implemented a project to support meaningful and impactful youth engagement in the International Conference on Population and Development Implementation and influence other related global, regional and national processes through coordinated advocacy.
In this project, OAY implements interentions around
Expanding access to adolescents and youth‐friendly services-specifically by improving existing service provision channels for accurate information and services to promote SRHR , good nutrition, and basic health care including mental health
Ensure adolescents and youth go to school, stay in school, and get the skills to succeed in the 21st century
Giving youth the chance to be employees - but also employers
Ensuring we have an open , transparent and responsive government that makes Kenya a country our youth want to live in