Who We Are

Eagles Youth Development Initiative (EYDI) is a non-profit making organization that was founded by young people in 2002 and it is a registered community based organization (Reg.No. WCBO/058/08) committed to empowerment of the young people base in Uganda. We work to prevent Violence against children and women(VAC/W), teenage pregnancy, STIs treatment and prevention, HIV/AIDS Prevention and care, Skills development through ICT training and Economic empowerment and strengthening among others.

GOAL

Empowered young people with sustainable entrepreneurship skills contributing to the process of National HIV/AIDS responses resulting into zero new infections and access to decent social and health services.

VISION

Empowered and healthy Generation.

MISSION

Contributing to the process of HIV prevention, restoring hope and empower young people resulting into zero new infection through scaling up access to quality Sexual Reproductive health services for social and economic well-being.

CORE VALUES

  • Respect
  • Equality
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Participation
  • Team work
  • Accountability

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

  • To establish a well-furnished ICT and Vocational training facility nurturing young people with relevant ICT, Entrepreneurship and technical skills for sustainable income.
  • To empower children in and out of schools to acquire life skills & violence against children and Adolescents (VAC-A) prevention through edutainment, dissemination of IEC and media programs.
  • To increase family knowledge on prevention of violence against children in households through Village Saving and Loan Association/School Saving Clubs, community health dialogues and prevention of VAC-A information sharing meetings.
  • To have built capacity of parents/ guardians and teachers to provide positive parenting and childhood development, project staff to manage VAC-prevention programmes.
  • To build capacity of ¬†adolescent and raise their awareness on pprevention on drug abuse and sexual abuse and
  • To increase community understanding about power and its relationship to sexual gender based violence and alcohol abuse that put partners at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS and having unplanned pregnancies.

AREAS OF OPERATION

EYDI runs an ICT skills training Facility and counseling center at Kiwenda and field office in Bussi Island in partnership with Bussi Island Cluster Project in Wakiso and Luweero Districts. We also conduct mobile outreach camps in partnership with other development partners and we wish to conduct continuous recruitment, assessment vocational skills training of the young people.


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