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My Neighbour’s Polio Plight vs my Brother’s Misery of Measles

#MyVaccineMyLife Blog Series: Over the years, Immunization has been a major strategy aimed towards achieving optimal results in global health. In Nigeria, it is targeted at reducing child mortality rate hence the primary objective to vaccinate all children below the age of one against polio and childhood killer diseases like pneumonia, measles, diarrhea, whooping cough, […]

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JOB OPENING – STATE PROJECT CONSULTANTS (2 positions)

The African Youth Initiative on Population, Health and Development (AfrYPoD) is an international youth- focused organization registered in Nigeria recognized by the United Nations. AfrYPoD carries out research based advocacy activities to highlight development gaps, propose innovative solutions and develop youth-centered strategies that promote sustainable development. Currently, AfrYPoD is implementing the Youth Advocacy for Sustainable […]

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JOB OPENING – ADVOCACY CONSULTANT

The African Youth Initiative on Population, Health and Development (AfrYPoD) is an international youth- focused organization registered in Nigeria recognized by the United Nations. AfrYPoD carries out research based advocacy activities to highlight development gaps, propose innovative solutions and develop youth-centered strategies that promote sustainable development. AfrYPoD is implementing the Generational Advocacy by Youth to […]

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Call for Volunteers

We are currently recruiting volunteers in our Administrative Support positions and also to work on the GAYEF and YASEVA projects in Nigeria. Specific positions are designed around a specific set of practices or duties for a specified duration, or attached to a specific project. These are unpaid volunteer positions and are open to young graduates (preferably […]

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My Volunteer Experience at AfrYPoD: IFUNANYA NNAEMEKA

Volunteering with AfrYPoD was a remarkable opportunity to work with a youthful and passionate team who set the pace to promoting sustainable development and accountable leadership as well as empower young people to drive this change. I volunteered with AfrYPoD for two months. I had an amazing experience learning, even as I gained visibility in […]

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THE DANGERS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM)

The panic in the small room was choking. The local “cutter” was frantic. Her assistant watched, too shocked for words as the cutter continuously tapped gently at first, then began to vigorously shake the near-lifeless baby who had been bleeding uncontrollably and was getting weaker. Janet simply took a look at the face of the […]

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Job Opening – Data Collector

AfrYPoD is an international youth-focused organization that creates platforms for networking, collaboration and partnerships among young people and organizations in Africa for sustainable Development. AfrYPoD carries out research and advocacy activities to highlight development gaps, proposes innovative solutions and develops youth-friendly strategies that promote sustainable development.  We are implementing the Generational Advocacy by Youth to […]

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Job Opening – Data Entry Clerk

AfrYPoD is an international youth-centered organization that creates platforms for networking, collaboration and partnerships among young people and organizations in Africa for sustainable Development. AfrYPoD carries out research and advocacy activities to highlight development gaps, proposes innovative solutions and develops youth-friendly strategies that promote sustainable development. We are implementing the Generational Advocacy by Youth to […]

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OUR POSITION ON THE POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE REPUBLIC OF GAMBIA

We have been following, with keen interest, the political developments in the Republic of Gambia, West Africa, since December 1, 2016 when the people voted freely to elect Adama Barrow as their new president. The outgoing president, Yahya Jammeh who conceded defeat and congratulated Mr. Barrow made a shocking volte face and vowed not to […]

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Proposed NGO bill in Nigeria [Download]

  HB585 – Proposed NGO bill in Nigeria Click to Download HB585 – Proposed NGO bill in Nigeria

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