Youth and Children


  • MAHSRA aspires to build youth capacities in sustainable developmental initiatives, accessing the country’s political processes, human rights interventions and appropriate concern for the environment and also to plant an auto-responsive self-awareness responsibility and well being in children;

MAHSRA’s interventions within the youths and children domain are majorly through its annual objectives, activities and impact measures.


  • Provide vocational trainings and entrepreneurial ship for disadvantage youths;
  • Train, encourage and empower the youths in participating in the political processes of the country at both the local and national levels;
  • Enhance resiliency, conflict management and peace building values in youths and children;
  • Build youthful socioeconomic and organizational capacities and encourage the formation of positive youthful movements;
  • Teach and encourage indigenous sociocultural awareness and cultural identity valorization in children;
  • Provide nutritional, material and technical/medical assistance to the sick and disadvantaged Children;
  • Encourage free primary and a compulsory secondary education for all children.

Major Activities

  • Mobilizing and providing vocational trainings and entrepreneurship for disadvantaged youths;
  • Training urban and rural youths on advocacy and rights based techniques, democratic principles and participatory approaches to successful partake in urban and rural governance;
  • Assembling youths and children victims of psychological trauma, trials and tribulations crises in a resilience clinic; and encouraging peacemaking and peace building lessons with basic and secondary educational circles;
  • Encouraging the formation of youth movements and mobilizing the youth movements for better/increased performance levels through information sharing;
  • Encouraging the formation of indigenous sociocultural children groups and also the inclusion of cultural teachings in primary education;
  • Locating, visiting and providing nutritional, material and technical/medical assistance to the sick and disadvantaged Children;
  • Advocating for school fees-free primary government schools and a minimal affordable fee for secondary schools.

Impact Indicators

  • Assessment of disadvantaged youths becoming entrepreneurs and providing apprenticeship and job opportunities for other disadvantaged youths;
  • Assessment on youths becoming involved and/or consulted on in local and national government positions and decisions;
  • Assessment on youths and children gaining firm resilience insights to handle situations of crises, and becoming advocates for dialogue and peace movements;
  • Assessment on strengthened youth network movements with capabilities of pressurizing and changing unfavorable government policies and decisions;
  • Assessment of indigenous children gaining insights to protect and encourage their sociocultural values;
  • Assessment on better living conditions, parental guidance and healthcare among disadvantaged children;
  • Assessment of government texts pertaining to free primary school education and cheaply affordable fees for secondary education.
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