South Africa

Africa Matters Initiative

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Africa Matters is a youth-led organization committed to upskilling and empowering African youth to change their communities and African narrative through leadership, social entrepreneurship, and advocacy. It has impacted the lives of over 18,000 African youth and diaspora through its four flagship programs Africa Matters Ambassadors Program (AMAP), Schools Leadership Development Program (SLDP), ShE is Empowered Program (ShE), Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP), events and social media engagements. Its events feature networking evenings, workshops on African leadership and women empowerment, school talks on youth empowerment, annual Summits titled ‘Towards a Better Africa’, and an active online platform for robust dialogue. It exists to upskill and empower youth to better their communities.

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