Young-Adult Empowerment Initiative (YEI) is a nonpartisan and nonprofit Youth Led organization; registered and operational both in South Sudan and Uganda
South Sudan: YEI was registered in accordance with South/New Sudan NGO Act 2003 in 2015 by the Ministry of Justice. Its Certificate of Incorporation Registration No. is 2725 and the NGO Operation Certificate’s Serial. No. is 839, issued by Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC), Republic of South Sudan
Uganda: YEI was registered in accordance with the companies Act (CAP 2012) in July 2017 and its Certificate of Incorporation No. is 80020000362493. Its NGO Operation Certificate’s Reg.No. S-5914/13369 issued by the Uganda NGO Board- Ministry of Internal Affairs, Republic of Uganda
In South Sudan, Young adult Empowerment Initiative (YEI) works with the grassroots and undeserved communities which are multi-cultural –and especially the young people and women groups. In Uganda, YEI works with refugees of different origins that include; The Somalis, Rwandans, Burundians, Ethiopians, Sudanese, Kenyans, Eritreans and South Sudanese plus their host communities.
Uganda hosts over 1.3 million refugees ranking it number one with the biggest refugee population in Sub-Sahara Africa region, according to UNHCR Chief, Filippo Grandi
Young adult Empowerment Initiative envisions to empower the young people and transform communities.