Our Vision

YPPD envisions a society wherein young people can maximize their potentials in development that affect their lives through enhancing their capabilities and enabling them to affirm control over their life circumstances.

Our Mission

Our mission is to advocate, inform, involve, inspire and celebrate social change led by and for youths through a multifaceted approach. We connect with organizations and individuals with a view to supporting young people, and build alliances between youth groups, developing and empowering the marginalized and vulnerable youth of Sierra Leone.

Our Strategic Objectives

  • Directing special consideration to young people and develop in them the potential to help create their own future.
  • Promoting healthy and progressive working relationships with all children/ youth and community based organizations both nationally and internationally.
  • To promote the creation and strengthening of existing youth organizations/groups with the aim of improving their economic base, increasing their capacities and influence their participation in decision-making and management at all levels.
  • Acting as motivators and facilitators of meaningful changes in individuals, groups and national development in the bid to forester youth-led social changes
  • Promoting the use of participatory tools in advocacy and community development.
  • Promoting the shift in consciousness from fear and seclusion to unity, love, tolerance, hard work and peaceful coexistence for young people and the communities they are living in.
  • Establishment of platforms to uphold the practice of socio-economic, political and social justice so as to bring about social harmony, solidarity and peace in the lives of young people.
  • To create a movement of youth that will monitor and engage government for the enhancement of transparency and accountability.