Youth for Change
Category: Ministry with At-Risk Youth
*United Methodist, West Africa Central Conference
Amount Granted: $4,000
This project aims to educate and mobilize young people on the dangers of HIV/AIDS, empower young people to turn away from substance abuse, and to advocate for peace and conflict resolution for sustainable change and unity among religious and ethnic groups in North-Eastern Nigeria. Peer educators will be trained to educate young people within their communities, and a Youth Rehabilitation Center will care for those affected by substance abuse or HIV/AIDS.