Organization of African Youth South Africa


Organisation of African Youth (OAYouth) is a registered member-based non-profit organisation that works to motivate, unify and empower African youth to be drivers of Africa’s social, political and economic transformation; while synergising local innovative ideas to all African countries. Through structured programs, OAYouth strives to empower tomorrow’s leaders today. The central thrust of OAYouth’s programming is to obliterate the deprived people syndrome (DPS) in young people, through strategies and activities that enhance African pride, productivity and unity.


Name of Primary Programme
Organization of African Youth
Programme Start Date
Telephone Number - alternate
+27 71 586 0489
Programme Type
Leadership Impact Platform
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Organisation website
Programme Funders
Government, Philanthropic, Corporate
Region from which participants are selected
Various, Northern Africa, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa
Programme Contact email
Government funding
Region of programme delivery
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country of operation
South Africa
Philanthropic funders
Restless Development
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name
Organization of African Youth
Corporate funders
Africa Democracy and Governance
Telephone Number
+27 71 709 2289

Leadership organisation location

53 De Korte St, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
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