Welcome To The

Organisation of African Youth

Organisation of African Youth (OAYouth) is a continental, member-based, non-profit organisation registered in 11 countries and operating with 35 chapters in Africa.

OAYouth is an empowerment vehicle and a revolutionary movement for all youth in Africa. It is a regional platform for young people to assert their power in numbers, energy and imagination to transform Africa to be a beacon of hope.

OAYouth works to motivate, unify and empower African youth to be drivers of Africa’s social, political and economic transformation.

Through structured programs, OAYouth harnesses resources and ideas to empower tomorrow’s leaders today.


Our Mission

To be the continental umbrella organisation for all African youth, providing a platform for youth-led programmes, a forum for dialogue, and a network of future leaders.

Our Vision

To be a strong representation and participation of youth in championing social, political, and economic development in Africa.

Organisation of African Youth is not just a youth organisation,
It is a platform where every young person is a leader.

OAYouth Strategic Goals

OAYouth’s programs are centered on key objectives, targeted at responding to African youth's unique needs and aspirations.

Inspiring Action

To motivate and inspire young people to participate in nation building.

Unifying Voices

To unify the fragmented voices and programmes of youth in communities, country and continent.

Empowerment Programs

To initiate projects that empower youth economically, socially and politically.

Energising Activism

Energising youth's to be vocal in challenging retrogressive norms and to power up progressive change.

Donate To OAYouth | And Make A Difference

OAYouth is sustained by the generocity of our partners, our members and donor organisations. Want to make a difference to African Youth? Contact us and donate in cash, in kind or with skills.


Organisation of African Youth membership (often referred as “OAYouth Advocates”) is open to individual young African youth of between 15 to 35 years of age, as contemplated in the African Youth Charter and in OAYouth Constitution. Youth organisations, business entities and other NGOs can also join as associate members, partners and sponsors to support the work of OAYouth.


OAYouth Partners

Organisations across the world and youth forums in Africa are welcome to partner with us for a fixed term or to organise specific projects. Our partners:


Rotary Club Liberia | Entreprneurship Africa | Territory Dynamic Africa | Africa Unite | UN Youth Envoy

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Excited About OAYouth? Talk to us!

Contact OAYouth should you have questions; if you want to be part of certain projects; if you want to support us, if you want to start a branch in your community; if you want contact details of OAYouth Advocates near you. Reach us on below contacts:


296 Pretorius Street,

Contact Us

+27 67 172 7292

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