Africa Youth Leadership Development Program. LEAP Africa invites undergraduates under the age of 30 to apply for a place in its youth leadership program. Through this initiative, they will gain the knowledge and capacity they need to be effective change leaders in their communities.
The LEAP Youth Leadership Development Program consists of 22 modules which will cover the three pillars of the program: Leadership, Active Citizenship, and Sustainable Development. Participants will learn skills that will make them advocates for better communities and a better Nigeria, and enable them to influence policy-making in the country for improved outcomes for its citizens.
Participants will benefit from the program in the following ways:
Gain access to an online community of change agents
Get resources that will enable them to improve their change leadership skills
Join teams which will pitch proposals for community projects and potentially receive funding for those projects
Sharpen their persuasive communication skills through leadership debates
Attend a Youth Leadership Conference in which participants will be rewarded for their work.
This program is open to persons who meet these criteria:
Should be between 18 and 30 years old
Must be a student of a tertiary or vocational institution in Nigeria
Must be passionate about effecting change in communities through activism and community development projects
Should be willing to attend online training and debates
Application Deadline – February 10, 2023