"Empowering and Transforming the Life of Community through the Power of Media and Technology"
"Empowering and Transforming the Life of Community through the Power of Madia and Technology"
As we all may know that Today’s world is going through profound and intricate changes yet peace and development have become an unstoppable trend and yet On the other hand, poverty, illiteracy and hunger are still pronounced problems in national and international relations."
Further, we are as well living in a world of change. It is evident from the continuous technological advancements we witness each year, the catastrophic natural events we see on the social media, and the shifting global economic, political and social climate we experience in our own communities. With the world changing… evolving… and growing over the next decades, Youth Empowerment Foundation – Initiative have evolved and adapted the use of ICT and social media in restoring peace and building a peaceful coexistence amongst ethnically divided youths in the community and further advocate and campaign for the effective use of social media in connecting people together to communicate, connect and share skills and further Defyhatenow hate speech mitigation both online/offline.
Uganda in particular is one of the youngest countries in the world, with 78% of the population under 30 years old. Young people are disproportionately affected by the country’s problems such as poverty, poor health and lack of economic opportunities. They are consistently excluded from important decision-making processes that affect them.
The Youth Empowerment Foundation Organization that young people has the energy, creativity and will to do things differently in their lifetime. They are an asset to the development of their countries and communities and with the right guidance and support can become influential leaders of positive change. We Therefore, Youth Empowerment Foundation Organization looks forward To be the leading global network of young active people to create a positive change by providing development opportunities that empowers young people to create a positive change in their communities.
I thank you in advance for putting youths first in all your programs and accelerating the call to empower youths and equipping them with the technical skills they need to contribute to a lasting peace in our communities.