The United States Agency for International Development Youth-Powered Ecosystem for Adolescent Health
The Youth Powered Ecosystem for Adolescent Health (YPE4AH) is a USAID funded project implemented by Development Alternative Incorporated (DAI), in partnership with YEDI, Yellow Brick Road (YBR), Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), and Grassroot Soccer (GRS). The primary goal of the project is to improve the health and well-being of urban, underprivileged, out-of-school and unmarried adolescents age 15–19 in two urban
cities (Kano and Lagos) by increasing voluntary family planning (FP) uptake and continued use.
YEDI Inaugurates YPE4AH Youth Advisory Committee
On December 03, 2020, YEDI inaugurated the pioneer Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) of the USAID Youth-Powered Ecosystem to Advance Urban Adolescent Health and Well-Being (YPE4AH) project. The committee is made up of ten adolescents aged 15 – 19 years, drawn from five local government areas in Lagos State, namely; Lagos Island, Ikorodu, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Alimosho and Agege.