Author Archives: Project GROW

UNDERSTANDING YOUR COMMUNITY’S NEEDS

What we realise is that we can’t really answer these questions. Chidi worked really hard, and her idea was a good one. Her generosity isn’t in question, but her approach is. In order to design an effective activity for young women, we need to know as much as possible about the actual challenges they face […]

DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Chidi has always loved cooking. As a teenager, she spent hours cooking for her family and watching cooking shows on TV with her aunts. She credits discovering this early passion with keeping her out of trouble while her younger sister had a baby and didn’t complete school. Chidi wants to share her love for cooking […]

WHAT IS A YOUTH GROUP

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.  Nelson Mandela What is the purpose of a youth group? We must know the purpose of our organisations. We can’t plan for the future if we don’t know what […]

HOW TO CREATE A SUCCESSFUL YOUTH CLUB

The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them. If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf This guide shares our experiences as women leading youth projects for women and girls in three African countries – Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria. Whilst some […]