Youth Serving, Youth Led | INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2023

🌍🌟 Happy International Youth Day 2023! 🌟🌍

At Ntha Foundation, we are proud to be female as well as youth-founded & youth-led. Today, we celebrate the boundless energy, creativity, and potential of young people around the world. International Youth Day serves as a reminder that the youth are not just the leaders of tomorrow, but active participants and change-makers in our global community today.

Read this post to find out what our team had to say regarding the joys and challenges of working for a youth-led and youth-serving hub in Africa.

🚀 This year’s theme: Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World. 🌱

In a world facing complex challenges like climate change, social inequality, and technological advancements, the voice and actions of young people have never been more crucial. This year’s theme underscores the importance of equipping young individuals with the tools, knowledge, and resources they need to contribute to a sustainable and equitable future for all. It is pertinent that we Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future.

🌈 Below, a few ways to celebrate and empower youth:

  1. Education and Awareness: Promote access to quality education and provide platforms for young people to learn about global issues, innovative solutions, and ways to make a positive impact.
  2. Mentorship and Guidance: Encourage intergenerational dialogue and mentorship programs that bridge the gap between experienced leaders and aspiring youth, fostering valuable learning experiences.
  3. Youth-Led Initiatives: Support and amplify youth-led projects, startups, and social enterprises that address pressing challenges, proving that age is not a barrier to making a difference.
  4. Advocacy and Activism: Empower young voices to advocate for policies and changes that matter to them, fostering a sense of agency and active citizenship.
  5. Environmental Stewardship: Engage youth in environmental conservation efforts, inspiring a sense of responsibility towards our planet and its resources.
  6. Inclusivity and Diversity: Celebrate the diversity of youth voices, ensuring that all young people, regardless of their background, have equal opportunities and representation.
  7. Digital Engagement: Leverage the power of technology and social media to connect young people from different corners of the world, facilitating knowledge exchange and collaboration.

🌟 As we commemorate International Youth Day 2023, let’s recognize and applaud the incredible contributions of young people everywhere. Your dreams, ideas, and actions are shaping the world we live in and building a foundation for a brighter future. Together, we can create a more sustainable, just, and inclusive world for generations to come. 🌍🌟

#YouthDay #EmpowerYouth #SustainableFuture #YouthLeadership #GlobalChange

Watch this video to hear what our founder, Nthanda Manduwi, had to say bout why the Ntha Foundation was established.

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