Africa Youth International Development Foundation (AFYIDEF), AFYIDEF is an NGO in a Special Consultative Status with United Nations on the Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC) it is also a youth led Non Governmental Organization with widespread membership network in Africa and duly registered under the common seal of the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria and fully accredited by The Presidency, National Planning Commission as one of the NGOs operating in Nigeria with our registration number NPC/NGO-IC/SEC.159 with impressive working relationship with credible youth organizations. AFYIDEF specializes in creating technology based, conventional and non-conventional synergies that provide sustainable development projects funding and technology support for governments, communities, schools, hospitals and corporations throughout Africa.
AFYIDEF “an NGO in Special Observer Status with the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)” and also in partnership with United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is an international non-governmental organization which was launched in 2008 with the aim to promote research, community health and documentation of programmes beneficial to youths in Africa particularly, in Nigeria. The Foundation’s headquarters is located in Nigeria, Abuja. AFYIDEF’s is headed by Dr. Tunji John Asaolu, and be assisted by his able team.
The Foundation seeks to support the work of the UN and the World Programme of Action for Youth, now and beyond as well as the Millennium Development Goals. AFYIDEF has organized various seminars/meetings, conferences/dialogues for youth in areas such as Health & HIV/AIDS, education/training, environment and sustainable development, elections monitoring, awards, entrepreneurship, globalization, culture, drug abuse etc.
Through it’s programmes the Foundation seeks to engage and empower young people on a range of issues, thereby giving them the opportunity to share best practices, networking and learning through people -to-people exchange. The Foundation has good working relationship with all its major stakeholder i.e the Federal Ministry of Youth Development, The Presidency, National Planning Commission, some of UN agencies, local government, non-government organizations, etc.
WHAT IS OUR VISION?
To become one of the leading youth NGOs in Africa
WHAT IS OUR MISSION?
To ensure that the Foundation makes important contributions to the social-economic development of youths in Africa through a broad based collaborative efforts with experts, international bodies and governments at all levels.
WHAT IS OUR CORE VALUES? – LICCOTS
L – Leadership
I – Integrity
C – Commitment
CO – Collaboration
T – Team-Work
S – Sacrifice
OUR STRATEGIC FOCUS/ORGANIZATIONAL PRIORITY: (HESAGE)
To achieve our vision and mission we will integrate the following six strategic goals into our work:
H: Health – Hypertysis, HIV/AIDS Prevention & Awareness, Malaria Control, etc
E: Education/Training: Formal & Informal
S: Skill Acquisition/Income Generation
G: Good Governance
E: Environment – Mitigation, Agriculture and Planting of Trees, etc.