Our Mission

To see a world led by competent young leaders by nurturing a formidable league of youth who are actively transforming communities through innovative entrepreneurship and civic leadership. Some of our programs include

SAFE Academy
for Teenage Leaders

An intensive and transformative 3-month Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Digital Literacy training Program for Teenagers in Nigeria.

Youth in Development
Boot Camp

4-day boot camp providing youth with skills training and support network to start and effectively manage social ventures.

Volunteer Program

Understanding that talent is universal, and opportunities are not, we provide a platform for youths to engage in community development projects.

Our Numbers

6 years

of promoting the participation of young people in civic leadership and social entrepreneurship in Nigeria.

6, 000 +

teenagers aged (13 to 19) trained on life skills, leadership, entrepreneurship and digital literacy through conferences, workshops, SAFE academy and after school programs.

300 +

youths have graduated from our volunteer program. Gaining employability skills, organizational management skills and developing a career plan

15 +

Local and International implementation partners


communities reached across 6 states in Nigeria (Oyo, Lagos, Ogun, Sokoto, Delta and Federal Capital Territory).


of teenagers trained successfully gained admission to tertiary institutions.


of graduates from our volunteer programs now gainfully employed in development organizations.

13,500 +

Youths aged 13 to 35 reached through all of our onsite and online programs, boot camps, workshops and events to date.


other countries reached through online programs including South Africa, Cameroon, Uganda, United States, Ghana and Tanzania


of teenagers trained have volunteered for social causes and led social change initiatives


Social initiatives and businesses launched through our volunteering program.


social change leaders trained through our youth in development boot camps.

We are harnessing youth power for social and economic development by empowering young people to become social entrepreneurs.

To create a sustainable world where peace and justice thrive, all individuals must acquire values, relevant skill-set, and heightened awareness (UNESCO 2014). Our theory of change harnesses youth power for socio-economic development by empowering them to make income and impact. We do this by educating young leaders, empowering them to lead social change and providing a network that supports their growth.

Our youth development programs address three areas of


We bridge a significant loophole in the nation’s education system by offering mentorship and alternative educational opportunities that allow young people below the age of 20 to develop essential skills for active citizenship, leadership, and career in the 21st-century society and workspace. 

We raise young social change leaders through a 5 phase approach (DCDES) that helps them to discover their vision and needs, develop self, create solutions, engage with communities to test the solutions, and finally pass on impacts to others. 

We promote entrepreneurship by teaching on social entrepreneurship and design thinking. Our training programs supports youth entrepreneurs to develop their ideas, find product market fit, launch products and secure capital.

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Meet our mentor 🤩🥳🥳

Emorosele Ebojie
Advisory associate, KPMG and Founder, Ebojie Foundation.

Emorosele is an experienced founder with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry.

The SAFE Academy

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