Registered as an NGO focusing on poverty eradication, Youth Initiatives Tanzania one of
the most vibrant and committed youth organisation addressing challenges facing young people
in the slums around Dar es Salaam who are the most marginalised and vulnerable to a number
of challenges just like any other young people from other parts of the world.
YITA believes in the potential young people posses and invest in community engagement in various aspects of development ventures. YITA priorities are Youth Employment, Youth Participation/ Involvement in the decision making and Youth Health.
We deploy a participatory approach in achieving the set goals while involving other stakeholders including the local government particularly in the decision making platforms in deepen democracy and sensitising young people in their rights and responsibilities.