Our programs
In its Empowerment Program YELI has launched the Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) program to initiate savings and loan's competences among youth (Single Mothers, Deaf People, youth Clubs)
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YELI Future Leaders Show
After realizing a need to youth empowerment, The YELI Lead Team in partnership with a local Radio Rema F.M proposed a radio program called Future Leaders Show with a mission to awaken youth to self-reliance, awareness and confidence.
Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA)
In its Empowerment Program YELI has launched the Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) program to initiate savings and loan's competences among youth (Single Mothers, Deaf People, youth Clubs)
YELI takes initiative to capitalize youth workforce
Burundi is a country whose 70% of its active population is condemned to poverty by unemployment and rural based. Youth who are supposed to be the main asset of the society are unemployed. Youth needs to be made aware of unfolding realities and be innovative. As a country, Burundi has to realize time has come to introduce new modules and extracurricular activities to capitalize the youth potentiality at the place work.
English a 21st global common language now in Burundi
At the time that Burundi which is a French speaking country, strives to succeed with its integration in the East African Community and current global village due to communication barrier. The Burundian government decided to offer a code of motivation for Burundians at large and young people in particular to improve their oral and written expression in English by introducing English classes in the school syllabus from primary school . Still, challenges related to the problems in English language which is a viable tool of communication at the market place in this global village and especially within this community, constitute a major obstacle to Burundian people in general, and especially the youth; Which in the end , still limit the youth`s potentiality at the market place.
Investing in little ones' education, our core value for shaping responsible future leaders
It was a sunny morning of October when the team of Yell association reached out in different schools of the northern east area of the capital on the International day for girls education. Teacher Odette and one of her colleagues wake up early on Saturday morning with the purpose of reinforcing the skills of almost fifty underprivileged little children. This is a grade one class.
YELI brings hope and smile on these victims of the tragedy
The night of 8th February 2014, many Burundian families lost their loved ones and Were left empty-handed due to the floods and landslides which washed away All their belongings. YELI, recognizing a need, stepped in to assist in molding bricks and help to build some unsheltered families, victims of the flood from Buterere and enable these mostly hit families to start their life Afresh. This particular kind of support had successfully brought back hope and smile on these victims of the tragedy