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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 Boss Speaks at the Webinar Session on Youth Financing Green Jobs”

We are excited to invite and inform you that our humble Executive Director for Young Volunteers for the Environment will be speaking on the webinar session on “Youth Financing Green Jobs” which is part of climate finance and carbon pricing series. The session will be livestreamed on youtube through streamyard the following link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4XHd1UqRa8 The … Continue reading YVE Boss Speaks at the Webinar Session on Youth Financing Green Jobs”

Kick -Out COVID 19 Campaign

Kick -Out COVID 19 Campaign  is a community-based  project initiated by Young Volunteers for the Environment –The Gambia   that seeks to fight against COVID19 through the raising  awareness  on preventive measures,  Production and distribution of  home-made fabric masks ,  water bucket pumps  with disinfectants  and Supporting healthcare workers  and patients at  Psychiatric centres with modified … Continue reading Kick -Out COVID 19 Campaign

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)

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