Youth is the major part of Sub-Sahara Africa society, as Sub-Sahara Africa’s population consists of 63% youth and being a major part of population growth and has a significant role in society. It is highly significant to take this 63% as a future of the region as they will be grown up and ultimately become the asset for the region.
DACT believes on sustainable youth development process and impels need to drive youth involvement at three levels which includes national, regional and community’s level. The primary level of involvement of youth will be predominantly at local level by influence policy level and contribute at strategic level. Therefore, it has been envisioned that youth needs to be involved in different interventions by building their capacity and enhanced their existing life skills.
It is pertinent for ensuring the consideration and sustained engagement of youth in different intervention a ‘youth owned institutional’ arrangement needs to be in place which van be serve as the nucleus of youth activists and help in persuading the agenda of youth development and facilitate in determination the learning and replicate the model by opting natural spin over impact of activities.
Keeping in view the regional cultural, geographical and demographical situation the engagement of youth will be ensure by using three tiers of structure representation of youth both vertically and horizontally. These whole phenomena of youth engagement will manage the youth advocacy group (YAG) frame work.
DACT is helping the Society towards a Search for Self-Reliance and Socio-Economic Upliftment of the vulnerable populations through the active participation of the communities and the involvement of public and private institutions.
DACT is dedicated primarily to enable individuals and society to move towards dignity of labour, entrepreneurial values and alleviating poverty of people through the efficient management of resources, capacity building and improvement of the social-economic condition of the less vulnerable populace.
Young people in Sub-Sahara Africa’s are the most vulnerable group to issues. Therefore there is a strong need to address young people’s issues; by adopting the youth engagement and involvement, rights-based, gender-responsive and empowering approach. DACT will work with the young people and impart life and advocacy skills to them, so that they can advocate for their rights and make their voices heard