About Us

Who We Are

UJANA AFRIKA is a youth led Non-Profit organization that seeks to be TVET Champions & a global agent of education reforms among the youth in collaboration with Industry, Government and Academia through Advocacy,
Mentorship and providing opportunities to the youth for Re-Skilling. It is a platform for action-oriented and results-driven youth; whereby inspiring young leaders, change-makers, start-uppers, social entrepreneurs, and youth activists attempt to demonstrate motivations in changing their societies for better.

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Our Vision

To be TVET Champions & a global agent of education reforms among the youth in collaboration with Industry, Government and Academia

Our Mission

To make reforms globally through Advocacy,
Mentorship and providing opportunities to the youth
for Re-Skilling.
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Empowering Young Men and Women

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Inspiring Young leaders and change-makers

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We collaborate to transform institutions & cultures to support change

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Mobilize resources to ensure their dreams come to fruition

We BelieveIn the Youth

Youth can and should be allowed to play an important
part of reforming a number of issues in the East Africa region
ranging from development, social, environmental,
and humanitarian action.

UJANA AFRIKA builds and cultivates a community of change leaders who see that Kenya now requires everyone to be a change maker. We believe that together, we collaborate to transform institutions and cultures to support change making for the good of society. We foster conversations among young people by offering them platforms where they can express their ideas and propose solutions and policy interventions to major public issues.

In addition to advocating for the participation of young people at the highest levels of decision-making in its Promoting Youth Leadership area of work, the Foundation empowers young leaders through ensuring they are in school and that they are able to access the much needed support to fulfill their potential. We believe that our Youth should not only be allowed to dream but also have resources to ensure their dreams come to fruition.

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ABOUT THE FOUNDER

UJANA AFRIKA’s founder is Lynette Mwende, a young Kenyan lady who is passionate and dedicated about youth empowerment, specifically through public policy advocacy. She has been influencing education reforms through Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) initiatives that have impacted more than seven hundred youth countrywide.

 

For more information, her profile is available on lynettemwende.org