We are a team of dedicated professionals and volunteers committed to helping adolescents in Nigeria overcome challenges to live healthier and productive lives and serve as agents for change in their communities.
Join us to facilitate access to health services and promote healthy behaviours that allow adolescents to reach their full potential in adulthood.
Youth Development and Empowerment Initiative (YEDI) is an adolescent health organisation and implementing partner of Grassroot Soccer Inc. with a mission to educate, empower, and inspire youth and community development in Nigeria using proven, effective and innovative development approaches.
Years of impact
Persons received free HIV testing and counselling
Young people reached since 2011
Bed nets distributed
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Child Abuse Survey
We conducted a survey to assess abuse disclosure, types of abuse experienced, and referrals to support services.