YOVENCO (Youth Volunteers for Development & Environment Conservation)

HQ Berbera, Wadajir Villages, Behind Mental hospital

Ansprechpartner: Abdulaziz Saeed Salah

+ 252 63 4446033;+ 252 63 4441975; + 252 2 740674


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Über uns

Youth Volunteers for Development and Environment Conservation (YOVENCO) was founded in 2001. YOVENCO is non-governmental, non-profit making and non-political organization with headquarter in Berbera and sub-offices in Hargeisa & Burao.
YOVENCO is a local NGO which aims to improve the lives of the poor people in and around our society and the vulnerable especially women and children by improving their livelihood´s and protecting their rights through policy advocacy, awareness creation and mobilizing of resources.

A society where every citizen has a better livelihood and free from diseases, human rights are upheld and the environment is protected and conserved.

To improve the lives of the poor and most vulnerable youth, women and children of Somaliland for better livelihood and health, protecting their rights, and conserving the environment through policy advocacy, awareness creation, empowerment, and mobilization of resources.

"Empowering people and enhancing lives through community driven initiatives"

Strategic Objectives:
• To develop the capacity of local communities in citizenship, participatory planning and local governments decentralization of service delivery.
• To promote environmental conservation and adoption of renewable energy.
• To promote access of clean water, sanitation and hygiene and basic health services.
• Promote education and vocational & technical skills
• To foster youth and women empowerment.
• To provide livelihood for hunger reduction.
• To promote human rights, inclusiveness and good governance.

What we do:
• Youth Skills & Employment Program
• Emergency Response Program
• Civic & Governance
• Child Protection
• Gender Program
• Reproductive Health Rights
• Environment Protection & Renewable
• Education Program
• Sustainable Livelihoods
• Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Abdulaziz Saeed Salah is the Executive Director of YOVENCO (Youth Volunteers for Development & Environment Conservation).

For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.