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Soweto Youth Initiative

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Computers & Technology
  • Education & Literacy
  • Homeless & Housing


+254700884322+254700884322Nairobi, Nairobi +254Kenya Kenya

Organization Information

Mission Statement

We want to educate, nurture and empower our community to achieve a sustainable social and economic livelihood.


Soweto Youth Initiative is a Community Based Organization registered by the government of Kenya.Soweto is a slum located at about ten kilometers away from the city of Nairobi.
It has a population of about 10,000 people where the bigger percentage comprises of the youth. Soweto has many typical slum problems just like any other slums around the world .The challenges that the community face are;-

  • Early pregnancies
  • School dropouts
  • Drug abuse
  • Malnutrition
  • HIV pandemic
  • Poverty
  • Domestic violence

It is due to these problems that we took an initiative to start this Community Based Organization (C.B.O)by the name SOWETO YOUTH INITIATIVE (S.Y.I) to be able to tackle them or reduce their magnitude.


Would you recommend Soweto Youth Initiative?
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by ruth k. from KE (September 6, 2023)
Because I too stay in slum and I have been a victim of early pregnancy when I was 15 more so lam the best person to teach or handle our teens when struggling with drugs and alcoholism

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