About Us

International Youth for Africa [IYA] is non-partisan, and Non-Governmental Organization and Civil Society Organization [CSO] that works to bring difference communities together as a way to ensure, peace and reconciliation, human rights, gender equality, justice, increasing demand for a collective platform for research, training and policy advocacy for young people by young people in Uganda South Sudan and Africa. IYA founded on the 2nd of March 2015. While maintaining its original goal of empowering the young people, organizations, institutions and communities at the grassroots through initiatives aimed at promoting a culture of non-violence, peace and socioeconomic development in South Sudan.


Our vision is to see a peaceful dignified community where all the youths are fully empowered in development in South Sudan.


Our mission is to empower the youths, organizations, institutions, communities and vulnerable groups through initiatives that enhance sustainable development and peace in South Sudan


“Empowering the youth for Sustainable Development”