YOUTH NETWORK FOR POSITIVE CHANGE
To create a self-sustaining generation of youth by helping them to realize their full potentials through equal access to education, health and opportunities.
YONETPO’s mission is to promote youth education, health and empowerment through skills and capacity development, volunteerism and advocacy, thus re-orientating the youths to be productive citizens, thereby sustaining the peace and transforming our society to create positive change.
Our Core Values
Professionalism, Accountability, Efficiency & Quality Service Delivery
Education, Health, Good Governance & Environment
YOUNETPO Executive Director and Programs and Projects Manager participated in a PEMOS Learning and networking workshop at Royal Grand Hotel, Monrovia. The workshop brought together CSOs leaders and journalist to discuss the possibilities of establishing a Parliamentary Monitoring Network in Liberia that will participate in the Open Parliament Engagements and Networking in West Africa (Open West Africa) Project and beyond. The project seeks to facilitate networking among PEMOs in West Africa.
The Annual Youth Education and Leadership Conference has been an Annual event of Youth Network for Positive Change (YOUNETPO) since 2016. The conference brings together young people; Youth Leaders and relevant Stakeholders within Liberia to discuss critical issues affecting youth integration, Education, Health, as well as, gender equality, climate change and good governance.
Empowering Girls for the Future Project- This project brings together adolescence girls from different schools and communities to be mentor by excellent women leaders who are making headlines in society on the importance of women leadership and how they too can become good leaders.
Montserrado Bee Project- 68 schools in Montserrado County has benefited from the Montserrado Bee Project which focuses largely on improving the reading, spelling and pronunciation skills of primary students.
EpiC Project- Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) which is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. It is led by FHI 360 as prime and has a five-year period of performance from April 15, 2019 to April 14, 2024.
Community Action Platform Against COVID19 (Phase I&II)-The aim of this project was to mobilize community stakeholders to preventative measures against COVID19, promote peace and social cohesion and stop all forms of gender base violence in polarized Communities across Montserrado County.
The aim of the Open Dialogues on Climate Change (ODCC) project is organizing a series of dialogues with relevant stakeholder groups concerning the climate crisis. The project is international in scale, its founders come from Poland. Currently, people from more than 30 countries on 5 continents are involved in the ODCC, with 14 already accepted national teams from Poland, Honduras, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Egypt, Italy, Rwanda, Liberia, the Republic of Guinea, Benin, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Nigeria,
Youth Network for Positive Change has an active Board of Directors that have direct oversight responsibilities over the Secretariat headed by the Executive Director and Senior Management Team (SMT) of four persons who runs the day-to-day activities of the organization. All staff and volunteers (Gender sensitive) are between the ages 18-35 making the organization a 100% youth led institution. YOUNETPO also have established policies in place to guide program implementation (eg. Human Resources, Financial Management, Procurement etc).
YOUNETPO Programs & Impact
YOUNETPO' programs and projects has benefited over 10,000 Youths between the ages of 10-35 years; we have impacted over ten (10) Communities in Montserrado, Margibi and Grand Bassa Counties through the following projects:
Education- 68 schools in Montserrado County has benefited from the Montserrado Bee Project which focuses largely on improving the reading, spelling and pronunciation skills of primary students.
Health- Over 1,000 girls have been reached through our Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Advocacy campaigns. These include; creating awareness campaigns that have specifically focused awareness of HIV/AIDs, Teenage Pregnancy, Gender Based Violence in schools and communities-methods of conducting advocacy campaigns include: utilizing radio (talk show, drama, social media and outreaches (community drama performance, community town hall meeting, peer-peer engagement etc.)
Good Governance - Youth Network for Positive Change has participated and led national advocacy Campaigns including: Petitioning the Liberian National Legislature to implement the Declaration on Parliamentary Openness (2019) and petitioned the Liberian National Legislature to conduct Audit on all Loans taken and Grant Agreements signed by the Government of Liberia to fight the Corona Virus pandemic in the Country (2020).
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