Youth Mentoring Series II
THEME: YOUNG AFRICAN ILLUMINATORS
DATE: 10th September 2020.
About Online Mentoring Series II
A nation’s glory and viability is completely hinged on the vibrant and vision driven youth population. A nation is not made great because of the number of the rich or poor but made great by the ordinary citizens with adequate insight and purpose incline. Africa’s robust Youth environment and increasing Youth population makes her the most youthful populated continent in the world.
According to the United Nations in 2015; 226 million Youths aged 15-24 years lived in Africa, representing nearly 20% of Africa’s population; thus, making up one-fifth of the world’s Youth population. If one includes all people aged below 35 years, this number increases to a staggering three quarters of Africa’s population. African Youths provide huge social, economic and political capital required to drive socio-political and economic development in the continent and are currently striving to become impact creators. Africa’s greatest asset lies in its youthful demography, as the Youth are the cornerstone to societal rejuvenation.
In 2020, AfriGrowth Foundation introduced the Online Youth Mentoring Series as a veritable platform, in which designated Mentors will guide Youths on diverse principles. Having successfully facilitated 3 Mentoring Series since inception, the needed to make Youth that will make them contribute meaningfully to national development.