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Young Volunteers for the Environment-The Gambia  is a registered youth led,  non-profit organization, created in 2012 in Banjul, The Gambia. The organization has  local branches  and schools clubs and its affiliates in a total 25 countries across Africa. YVE through its head office JVE-International  based in Togo is today known as the biggest youth-oriented environmental movement in Africa working in the domain of sustainable development.
YVE strives to develop leadership and eco-citizenship in young people through their involvement in the promotion of sustainable community development, upholding responsibility, volunteerism, ecological integrity, solidarity, excellence, diversity, justice, gender balance, equity and justice as the core values. Their thematic areas of focus are energy and climate change development, natural resource management and youth and eco-citizenship.
Our thematic areas of focus are :energy and climate change development, natural resource management and youth and eco-citizenship.
YVE is primarily a Pan-African Youth led advocacy organization with expertise in environmental management, sustainable energy solutions and agro ecology practices: Key specific areas include: Policy monitoring, citizen participation, youth empowerment and youth policies, social entrepreneurship, traditional ecological knowledge, cultural biodiversity, community sustainable management plans, mountains restoration, transboundary waters management, biological agriculture, peasant cooperatives management, community based climate change adaptation, international money flows monitoring, big infrastructure monitoring,  Women ,children and youth environmental education and importantly access to sustainable energy solutions (renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies).
We support  Local communities and women groups  draft their local Agenda 21 plans, have access to basic amenities for a comfortable life (clean cooking, wash, human rights), build capacity of grassroots development institutions, empower women groups, provide environmental education to schools and orient young people in various green and social entrepreneurship ventures.
For more information about JVE, please visit our website www.yvegambia.org
and international http://www.jve-international.org

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YVE-GAMBIA SIGNED AN MOU WITH NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NDMA)

On Monday 9th march 2020, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between Young Volunteers for the Environment (YVE)-Gambia and National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA). Photo credited:ndma/np/09032020 The purpose of the MOU is to establish and promote a strategic cooperative partnership between NDMA and YVE-Gambia. The role of NDMA is to coordinate resources towards efficient … Continue reading YVE-GAMBIA SIGNED AN MOU WITH NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NDMA)

YVE- The Gambia Conducted a Capacity Building Training On ATLASSIAN Software Applications Tool

  On the 7th march 2020, Young Volunteers for the Environment YVE-Gambia Conducted a Capacity Building Training on ATLASSIAN software tool, which is mend for monitoring staff work and management. The software tools is designed by ATLASSIAN, mainly aimed in strengthening team management and work of YVE staff. Gambian Amadou Barry was the facilitator of … Continue reading YVE- The Gambia Conducted a Capacity Building Training On ATLASSIAN Software Applications Tool

YVE Renewing the existing partnership with Brikama Area Council (BAC)

On the 6th March 2020, YVE-Gambia received delegates from Brikama Area Council (BAC) which comprise of the Modou Jonga the CEO of Brikama Area Council, and Lamin Singhateh the IPRO of Brikama Area Council. The meeting was attended by Joe Bongay the Executive Director of YVE, Amie Ndow programs Coordinator, Amadou Sowe Networking and Partnership … Continue reading YVE Renewing the existing partnership with Brikama Area Council (BAC)

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