The Youth Café

September 13, 2020 carolinewanjiku1997
April 18, 2019 Scott Fletcher Bowlsby
June 18, 2018 Ethan Way
February 2, 2018 Willice Onyango

A pan-African non-profit advancing youth voices in development and policy.

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Mission and Purpose

The Youth Café is a not-for-profit corporation by limited guarantee. Its main activity is modelling and advancing youth-led aproaches towards sustainable development, social equity, democratic governance, and economic viability practices by utilizing innovative research, policy, and advocacy actions.

Origins and Development

The Youth Café is a Private Limited Company registered in Kenya under the Companies Act 2015. The company initially existed as a business name from 2014 until making the transition as a youth serving not-for-profit company limited by guarantee in 2018. The company is the fiscal, legal and implementing agent of International Youth Council in Kenya. The International Youth Council if an international youth organization founded during the fouth Youth Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in 2007 and duly incorporated as a charity in New York.

Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding

Funding mainly from governments, foundations, sub-granting, membership fees, and individual contributions.

Specializations, Methods and Tools 

Youth communications, participatory democracy, and innovations in sustainable development.

Major projects and events

Innovative projects in youth-centered development and communications.

Analysis and Lessons Learned

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Kenya Youth Manifesto

Finding Youth Led Solutions to Covid-19


Kenya Youth Manifesto


External Links 


Lead image: The Youth Cafe,