The program aims to encourage and engage youth in development programs as well as assist them to identify opportunities around their surroundings. Under these thematic areas TYEGD engage youth as an agent of change in the communities it works through the following key areas
⦁ Vocational training e.g. Garment designing and making, computer training, carpentry, shoe making,
⦁ Entrepreneurship skills training and Income Generating Activities
⦁ Women and Youth economic empowerment
⦁ Civic education
⦁ Sexual reproductive and health services
⦁ Nutrition education
⦁ Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
⦁ Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
We empower young generation to lift-up their endeavor.
Current Operation Area
The organization is registered to conduct its operations in Tanzania Mainland. The headquarter is in Bunda District, Mara Region in Tanzania, currently TYEGD operates in Mara, Geita, and Mwanza Regions and also works with representatives in other regions of Dar es Salaam, Mtwara, and Iringa
Approach: TYEGD uses a bottom-up and holistic approach in identifying and implementing its programs. It adopted a participatory and self-sustainable approach through which beneficiaries and stakeholders are involved throughout project identification, planning, management, implementation, and evaluation. The organization does this through, Partnership, Capacity building and empowerment, Peer to peer education, Health Clubs, Advocacy and Influence, Dialogues, Conferences, Research, and Learning.
⦁ TYEGD has managed to maintain its office in the Bunda district and representatives in the other 4 regions of Dar es Salaam, Mtwara and Iringa, and Geita to manage operations within Tanzania mainland.
⦁ TYEGD has so far reached four districts of Bunda, Butiama, Musoma rural in Mara Region, and Ilemela in Mwanza Region during the implementation of the African Cassava Agronomy Initiatives (ACAI) project, reaching out to extension officers, Lead farmers, food processors, buyers, farmer groups and famers as main actors in improving cassava crop production and productivity.
⦁ Cumulatively TYEGD has reached more than 15,500 farmers through African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) project with the use of digital literacy learning materials and bundling services for improving agricultural production and productivity
⦁ Reached in and out of school, 860 adolescent girls and 450 boys through our response to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services (SRHS) programs
⦁ Integrated gender-related programs in 57 existing “club ya juu” in 57 primary schools in the Mara region
⦁ Improved the Capacity of its board members, internal staff, and regional representatives to oversee organizational program planning and implementation.
⦁ TYEGD has expanded its partnership portfolio to 11 non-governmental organizations and other 2 Network membership
⦁ Participated twice in VI agroforestry exhibitions and once in reaching out 458 males and 760 females through display and educational activities.
⦁ Reached out the community through conferences and awareness-building campaigns