Who We Are
Youth Empowerment through Science and Technology Initiative – YEST-In.
“Advancing Africa’s development through Science and Digital Innovation”.
We envision an African society where no youth is left behind in the implementation of the 2063 Sustainable Development Goals agenda and the development train. We bring to lime light the imagination, creativity, originality and innovative skills and ideas of African youth with the intention of using Science and Digital Innovation to ensure sustainable development of our local communities.
Our organization is a youth-centric volunteering network which promotes the use of Science and Digital Innovation for development in Africa. We encourage the use of Science, digital technologies and information and communication technologies as a democratized and decentralized means to approach development challenges, including areas to
In the scope of our organization, we seek to clearly define pathways that lead to impact, that arise from the rapidly evolving spaces in which youth volunteerism is colliding with sustainable development goals.
We design or develop community solutions to locally identified developmental challenges that can result in meaningful and scalable impact within the African context.
We carryout volunteerism, advocacy, research, networking, digital literacy and digital innovation skills building in the following thematic areas; Digital Health, Digital Agriculture, Digital Rights and Smart Communities.
Membership to YEST Initiative shall be open to anyone who is interested in helping the group to achieve its aim and is willing to abide by the rules of the group. What type of member do you wish to become? Check out our membership classes.