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EcoHeroes Africa – African Youth Food Security and Climate Change Update

      This year, we launched the first edition of the EcoHeroes African Project - Our Africa Youth Food Security and Climate Change Ambassador Program. We received more than 1200 applications from young people across Africa who are actively engaged or are passionate about fighting against climate change and food security. Africa is a region with the greatest risk of increased hunger and threatened livelihoods due to climate change and the continent with the most youthful population in the...

GCMx West Africa

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!  Click HERE to apply hurry – applications close 10 July 2021 GCMx West Africa is an independently organized GCMx event hosted in partnership with AYOSA. This is a three-day free online event, open to young changemakers aged 18-30 from anywhere in the world. However, we are prioritizing young Africans. AYOSA will provide holistic training in contemporary challenges faced by young people globally. Our training will specialize in four key areas.  Social entrepreneurship  Design Thinking  Opportunities for youth  Sustainable Development...

EcoHeroes Africa – What young people are saying!

Add your voice On the 5th of June 2021, AYOSA launched the #EcoHeroesAfrica Project – Africa Youth Food Security and Climate Change Ambassador Program. Given our commitment to halt climate change while ensuring food security, AYOSA will engage 5000 Ambassador across Africa for 10years to plant 10million Fruit Trees and set 1000school gardens. In addition, AYOSA will train 1000youth entrepreneurship, regenerative agriculture, Agricultural enterprise development, and Business management.  Across Africa, young people are taking action and adding their voice to support the EcoHeroes...

Call for Applications! 2021 / 2022 Youth Food Security and Climate Change Ambassador Program

Apply today and stand a chance to receive a $100 - $250 grant to support a School Garden Project in your community.  Date line July 31 Ecoheroes Africa project is an African Youth Food Security and Climate Change Ambassador Program (AYFSCCAP) that works with youth ambassador across Africa to sustainably fight climate change while ensuring food security. To achieve this, the ambassadors will plant 10million trees and set up 1000 community/ school gardens in 10 years. The AYFSCCAP will also mentor and...

EcoHeroes Africa

Ecoheroes Africa project is an African Youth Food Security and Climate Change Ambassador Program (AYFSCCAP) that works with youth ambassador across Africa to sustainable fight climate change while ensuring food security. To achieve this, the ambassadors will plant 10million trees and set up 1000 community/ school gardens in 10 years. The AYFSCCAP will also mentor and train 1000 youths across Africa on agribusiness.  You have a great chance of making a difference in your community. We work with 500 ambassadors...

Fresh Food For All

Feeding vulnerable families during covid-19  With covid-19 gradually turning into a hunger crisis, there is a need for more food production to need the need of vulnerable communities. This crisis has a devastating effect in the English regions of Cameroon that is faced by both covid-19 and the ongoing socio-political crisis.  "I have 7children and we are starving. It's difficult to feed my children every day as before since I cannot go to the market due to the lockdown" said Martha...

Break the Chain

How AYOSA is helping minority, vulnerable, and internally displaced families protect themselves against coronavirus  Despite government and international recommendations to combat covid19, millions of minority families and internally displaced lack access to materials needed to enforce these recommendations. Most of them are exposed and are at high risk of contracting the virus due to a lack of basic materials such as face mask, proper handwashing stations, soap, and sanitizer.  Working in partnership with the Center for Human Rights and Democracy in...

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Coronavirus is triggering deep digital change in African fintech

A schoolboy walks beneath a mobile phone advertising billboard in Johannesburg. AP Photo/Denis Farrell The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the global economy. This crisis has become the single biggest catalyst for a digital transformation. For organisations and business, not just in the continent, digitizing has moved from a good to have, to a survival gamechanger in what has become the new norm. Within just months, the world has been flung into ‘Digitization Unusual’ as businesses seek ways to stay above water and ensure continuity post-crisis. Rapid...

Africa’s Quiet Cashless Payments Revolution

While one might assume that a payments revolution would be a hard thing to miss, as it turns out, it can happen. It all depends on how closely the world is looking — and what exactly it expects to be looking for. Sometimes, DPO Group CEO Eran Feinstein told Karen Webster, a massive paradigmatic shift can fly under the radar, if it looks just different enough from what the world is used to seeing. Africa, and East Africa specifically, he noted, offer...