YETT (Zimbabwe)

Contact information to member organizations of YETT

 

Name of member organization: Institute for Young Women Development (IYWD)

Name of contact person in member organization: Glanis Changachirere

Email and phone to contact person: youngwomeninsitute@gmail.com/ +263 772 481 273

Brief about the member organizations: Institute for Young Women Development (IYWD) is a young women-led organization founded in 2009 and registered as a Trust, Deed Number 518/2010 whose overall goal is to promote sustainable livelihoods among young women from marginalized communities, mainly the farming, mining, rural and poor urban communities. The organization’s primary target is young women between the ages of 15-35 from Mashonaland Central Province. IYWD promotes the participation of marginalized young women in socio-economic and development processes as a means towards realizing sustainable livelihoods. The organization is committed to mobilizing and strengthening the voice and power of young women through building their capacities to protect and promote young women’s rights. The organization has continuously enhanced the participation of young women in traditional leadership and traditional justice delivery judicial systems in order to address violence against young women that inhibit young women’s participation.

 

Name of member organization:  Zimbabwe Organization For Youth In Politics (Z.O.Y.P)

Name of contact person in member organization: Nkosilathi Emmanuel Moyo

Email and phone to contact person:  zoyporg@gmail.com / zoypdirector@gmail.com /+263775037579

Brief about the member organizations: Z.O.Y.P is a non partisan, non profit making grassroots-oriented youth organization based in the small mining town of Kwekwe in the Republic of Zimbabwe. It’s main thrust is to advocate for the participation of youth in political processes, human and citizenship rights. It targets the youths from 16-35 years from diverse backgrounds and across political divides in Midlands Province.

 

Name of member organization: Youth Initiative for Community Empowerment Trust (YICET)

Name of contact person in member organization:  Tinashe Nyoni

Email and phone to contact person: Tinashe.yicet@gmail.com/ tynanyoni@hotmail.com /+263 783 150194

Brief about the member organizations: YICET is based and operates in Mutare, Manicaland, Zimbabwe. YICET was conceived in response to the limited access to valuable information and community development services gap that existed in Mutare district; as a result of very few service providers implementing youth empowerment and development programs. In our work, we have already started implementing projects on behavior change, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Violence against women and Girls. Our work also involves activities centered on conflict transformation and resolution as well as promoting all aspects of democracy in our country.

 

 

Name of member organization:  Network for Empowerment of Women And Girls- NEWAG

Name of contact person in member organization: Moreblessing Mavhika

Email and phone to contact person: mobiemavhika@gmail.com

+263 773642041

Brief about the member organizations: Network for Empowerment of Women and Girls is an organisation born out of the realization that young women face many barriers in their attempt to access development opportunities. Some of the greatest hurdles that young women face especially in the rural areas are poverty, inequality and unemployment and in turn they are restricted of having a voice in all the facets of development. The organisation was therefore created to address the driver leading to lack of participation of young women in development processes which is economic empowerment which is at the core of development.

 

Name of member organization: Organizing for Zimbabwe

Name of contact person in member organization: Terrence Chitapi

Email and phone to contact person: tchimhavi@gmail.com /0737 539 305

Brief about the member organizations: Organizing for Zimbabwe advocates for youth empowerment, sensitization and development on issues that affect young people.

 

Name of member organization:  Deaf Zimbabwe Trust (DZT)

Name of contact person in member organization: Lyndon T. Nkomo: Chairperson

Barbra Nyangairi: Programmes Coordinator

Email and phone to contact person: Lyndon.nkomo@gmail.com /information@deafzimbabwetrust.org / bnyangairi@gmail.com

Brief about the member organizations: DZT was established to advance the rights of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in Zimbabwe. The organization was established in 2012 and began operations in 2013. Particular attention is given to the youths as these have been denied citizenship in its broad sense. DZT operates in 4 broad programmatic areas which include: DZT mainstreams advocacy in all these programme areas to ensure that issues affecting the Deaf are raised with Parliament Portfolio Committees and the relevant government ministries.

 

Name of member organization:  Centre for Youth Empowerment and Development

Name of contact person in member organization: Henry Muwungani

Email and phone to contact person: henrymuwungani278@gmail.com

0773393458 / 0734935943

Brief about the member organizations: Centre for Youth Empowerment and Development Trust (CYEDT) was launched in 2012 after the realization of pushing the real youth empowerment within Mashonaland West Province. The Organization was registered with the Zimbabwe Youth Council in 2011 and as a TRUST 1n 2014,

 

Name of member organization:  Trust (CYEDT)

Name of contact person in member organization: ?

Email and phone to contact person: ?

Brief about the member organizations: Today the Organization is involved in implementing a series of activities that are aimed at improving the welfare of many disadvantaged groups in the community through the support from other Partners such as Youth Empowerment and Transformation Trust, Young Voices Network Zimbabwe and Other Stakeholders in our community.The Organization’s community representation starts at the Board level, secretariat and community groups. Each community group has fifteen to twenty members as volunteers. A Ward in this case represents a community of an average twenty square kilometers and above.

 

 

Name of member organization:  The Female Students Network (FSN)

Name of contact person in member organization: Evernice Munando

Email and phone to contact person: director@femalestduentsnet.org

263 772 959 590

Brief about the member organizations: FSN is an organisation which seek to empower female students who are in the tertiary education with capacities and skills on leadership as well as creating safe spaces for active participation of female students in democratic processes.FSN is a membership based organisation represented in the eight provinces of Zimbabwe and it was born after a wide consultations with female students in Zimbabwe.FSN is registered as Trust.

 

Name of member organization: Real Agenda for Youth Transformation Trust

Name of contact person in member organization: Tinashe Chirape

Email and phone to contact person: tinashechirape@gmail.com

0736374947 or 0772293194

Brief about the member organizations: Real Agenda For Youth Transformation (RAFYT) Trust was formed in 2010 by youths as a youth movement in response to challenges facing the youths compromising their emancipation in every humane way. She has 2000 members in Masvingo. RAFYT is an apolitical civil society organization employing youthful staff with expertise in democratic local governance, human rights protection, advocacy and lobby skills and promotion of citizen participation issues

 

 

Name of member organization: Young Achievement Sports for Development (YASD)

Name of contact person in member organization: Petros Chatiza

Email and phone to contact person:  pchatiza@gmail.com or petros@yasdzim.org, tel: +263 4700294 or mobil +263 772 889460

Brief about the member organizations: YASD uses sports combined with education and personal development to realise the potential of young people living in marginalized and impoverished communities. YASD addresses these challenges by running the 3 main programmes

a)- Sports training program- young people are identified and trained as coaches and they are the ones that deliver the training sessions on a weekly basis. these training sessions are also used as opportunities of delivering various messages.

  1. b) Educational support- young people who miss opportunities to get an education are enrolled to school where they   get basic education.
  2. c) Youth Support Services- different activities that help young people address the challenges the face , unemployment , political violence , drugs,  hiv and AIDS

 

Name of member organization: The Youth Environmental Management and Protection Trust (YEMAPT)

Name of contact person in member organization: Pride Mukono

Email and phone to contact person: pridemkono@gmail.com / +263 739 221 181

Brief about the member organizations: YEMAPT is a youth based organization founded in Zimbabwe which seeks to create a platform for young people to participate proactively in environmental policy formulation and implementation whilst accessing benefits and promoting sustainable development in their local communities. The organization has thrust in 5 thematic areas, i.e. organizational programmatic areas, which are Natural Resources Management, Use and Protection, Climate Change, Communal and Small Scale Conservative Farming, Waste Management and Research. These focus areas are meant to generate various projects that focus on sustainable utilization of the environment. YEMAP Trust has various departments that seek to pursue the various cross cutting thematic areas which include Research and Advocacy, Information and Communication, Natural Resources Management and Agriculture and Food Security.

 

 

Name of member organization:  Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU)

Name of contact person in member organization: Maureen Mudzonga

Email and phone to contact person: zinasusecretariat9@gmail.com

0772378247

Brief about the member organizations: Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) is an umbrella board of Tertiary institutions which encompasses agricultural institutions, teachers colleges, universities and poly technical colleges. It has a membership of 46 tertiary institutions in Zimbabwe. The union serves to represent students to realize their socio-economic, political, cultural and religious rights in defense of academic freedom. The union is run by a politically elected student board that is the National Executive Council (NEC).

 

Name of member organization:  PATSAKA TRUST

Name of contact person in member organization:  John Chirinda (Director)/ Tinashe Mujuru (Programmes Manager)

Email and phone to contact person:  John Chirinda, email: johntchirinda@gmail.com/Phone: +263 772 880 870

Tinashe Mujuru, email: tinricmju@gmail.com /Phone: +263 778 057 645

Brief about the member organizations: Patsaka Trust (PT hereafter) is a non Governmental Organization operating in Kariba town & rural in Mashonaland West Province. PT was founded as a non-profit organization in May 2006 and was registered as a Trust in December 2007. The organisation has four thematic areas which include; Advocacy, Women empowerment, Youth development and Educational assistant. PT has been carrying out income generating projects (livelihoods), debates, road shows, community radio, discussions, public meetings, lobby meetings, seminars and talk shows on current topical issues including HIV & AIDS, domestic violence, women and poverty, and rural development, human rights and democracy among other issues.

 

Name of member organization:  Victory Siyanqoba

Name of contact person in member organization: Desire Moyo

Email and phone to contact person: kwelakithiarts@yahoo.com /+263 734 319 486

Brief about the member organizations: Established in 2008 and legally registered in 2011, our mandate is to promote public awareness and education on human rights, governance and participation in democratic processes amongst the marginalised grassroots communities especially the youths and young women. V.S.T specialises in social commentary theatre as a tool for social transformation. The organisation has worked as sub-grantees in the implementation of projects and programs that include Democracy and Governance Project (YETT-2012-2013), Strengthening Citizen Participation (Zimrights-2013-present), Constitutional Theatre Cafes (PACT-Zimbabwe) amongst others.

 

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