The Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) is a 5-month leadership program.
It is for young Nigerian undergraduates aged 18–30 years which aims to equip and empower them with the skills, knowledge, and resources required to become transformative leaders and active citizens who will drive sustainable development in their communities.
LEAP Africa is a youth-focused leadership development nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, empower and equip a new cadre of leaders with skills and tools for personal, organization and community transformation.
Its interventions for youth, bridges gaps in effective leadership, education, employability, entrepreneurship and awakens civic participation in citizens to demand good governance or creatively address social issues.
The vision of is to be recognized as the premier resource centre for developing dynamic, innovative and principled leaders, who will drive Africa`s realization of its full potential.
Leap Africa inspire a change in mindset in young Africans to act on the principles of value-based leadership to solve problems and improve the lives of others in their communities.
Aim and Benefits of LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Program
The program will include intensive training, mentoring, coaching that inspires action on social problems and the SDGs through the power of skills, active citizenship, leadership and social entrepreneurship.
Requirements for LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme Qualification
A Male or Female Undergraduate in a Tertiary/Vocational Institution in Nigeria
Aged 18 – 30 years
Passionate about advocacy, activism and community development
Interested in inclusion, diversity and civic responsibility and eager to exercise these interests.
- Eager to champion change projects geared towards community development & the SDGs
Eager to engage with government institutions and influence policy.
Committed to attending the Online Training, Debates and is available for mentoring.
Application Deadline: February 10, 2023
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to LEAP Africa on leapafrica.org to apply.
For more details, visit LEAP Africa website.