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									                      YOUNG TANZANIAN
                            FOR
                    COMMUNITY PROSPERITY

    Southern Africa Conference on Volunteer Action for
                      Development


Alfred O. Magehema: Founder & Director
FNB Learning Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
18th October 2011

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Recognizing community-based volunteering
for poverty alleviation in the region

The role of youth in community based-volunteering
      § About YTCP
      § Youth facts in Tanzania
      § Why youths get involved in community
       volunteerism.
      § YTCP efforts on community development
      § Impacts
      § How can this be further supported
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About YTCP
     What is YTCP and when did it start?




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       Who are the team members?




SKILLS: Environment and Management, Medicine (health), Business Managements,
        Entrepreneurship and Information Technology
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YOUTH FACTS
    IN
 TANZANIA

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    Youth Population in Tanzania




q   Source: Calculations based on UN’s World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision

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  Youth and employment
  opportunities




q Estimated number of graduates from Primary, Secondary and High learning
  institutions entering the labour force annually.
q Source: YES Tanzania
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The greatest challenge facing sub Saharan
Africa today is poverty.


                             Youths are more vulnerable
                             group




YTCP works towards highlighting and strengthening the
role of young people in poverty reduction strategies.
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YTCP acknowledges that youth:
    q More populated in the community

    q More energetic and physically fit

    q More accessible and available

    q High creativity and innovative

    q Easily transfer of knowledge

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What if we don’t involve youth?
  q   Raising level of poverty

  q Poor governance

  q Conflicts in the Society

  q Increase HIV/AIDS rate

  q Idle youth in the community
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YTCP efforts on
  Community
 Development

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q Conduct training to youth organizations and institutions




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q Conduct training to young entrepreneurs.




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q Raising awareness to Primary and Secondary Schools




THEME: Climate Change, Life skills and Education Motivation
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q   Let’s empower youths for change




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qYTCP promotes youth’s innovative ideas




Mr Leornard, is an entrepreneur and domestic Young man with dream of generating energy,
utensils designer                            biogas




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YTCP impacts
      to
 the society


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More than 4000 young people and 20 youth
organizations were reached
 q Impart volunteerism spirit among young people

 q Increase in level of academic performance

 q Rising level of environmental Protection in the
  society

 q Increase employment opportunities
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Other youth’s efforts in Tanzania




                  Azania students with biogas
                  production for community
                  development
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 q Environmental Watch Association of
 Tanzania
    (EWAT)-“Waste recycling and reduction“
   www.environmentalwatch.webs.com

 q Tanzania Youth Coalition (TYC)
       www.tyc.org

 q DARECHA- Create employment opportunities
 to young people


7/1/2004     TCSS545A Isabelle Bichindaritz   21
Challenges facing YTCP
 q Insufficient equipments and
    facilities (limited funds)

 q Extensive coverage area


 q Negative perception of volunteerism


 q Insufficient skills among youth.
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How youth’s efforts could be further
supported?
   q Strengthened support

   q Youth participation

   q Recognition




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 THANK YOU ALL



We believe in Youth’s Potential for Change


          www. ytcp.org
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