Raise A Youth Foundation is a youth led and youth based NGO based in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Their vision is “To create a society of youth empowered to contribute to societal development and nation building”. Their mission is to promote behaviour and attitudinal change, character and leadership development through transformation programs.
They mobilized committed youth in the communities, train and empower them to identify and solve social problems in the communities. They also carried out outreach in secondary schools, universities and rural communities using young people to create awareness on a range of diverse issues.
As part of their programs, they have mobilized a group of young girls to conduct FGM outreach in the Ekpomaka and Ekwashi Ngbo communities of Ikwo and Ohaukwu LGAs respectively. They have also carried out advocacy visits to some stakeholders to find the best approach to stop FGM in the rural communities.