News Updates

ACTION AID (Y-LAP): Training in Chipata for Community Champions/Facilitators

This project seeks to improve the quality of sexual health for AYP in Chipata through client feedback collected by trained community members. With this project, ZYP hopes to fill in current gaps that exist in the community health programs and

ACTION AID (Y-LAP): Support Visit and Training of Community Facilitators

During our recent visit to Chipata, our dedicated team embarked on a mission to assess potential facilities and secondary schools in the region for the upcoming Youth-Led Adolescent Program (Y-LAP).This scouting process aimed to identify the most suitable locations for

PEPFAR Community-Led Monitoring

Community-led monitoring (CLM) is an accountability mechanism for HIV responses at different levels, led and implemented by local community-led organizations of people living with HIV, networks of key populations, other affected groups or other community entities. The Zambian Youth platform

Inclusive Adolescent and Youth Empowerment

The Zambian Youth Platform with support from Global Fund through the Churches Health Association of Zambia (CHAZ) has continued to promote inclusive adolescent and youth empowerment through coordinated advocacy. Through the Integrated Health Services Project (IHSP), ZYP trained nine schools

AGYW Participation in CCM Meeting

AGYW through the youth constituency of the CCM were presented with an opportunity to attend the 2nd quarter GF-CCM meeting where they presented a position paper highlighting recommendations made by adolescents and young people at the Regional Adolescent Health Indaba

Positive Youth Development

Based on the literature, the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs, a collaboration of 22 federal departments and agencies that support youth, has created the following definition of positive youth development (PYD): PYD is an intentional, prosocial approach that engages youth

Promoting program/activities to other youth and adults

Youth should have a lead role in promoting and presenting information about the program and the activities that will be offered. Recruiting youth and getting them to participate in programs and activities can be strengthened when their peers describe what

Ways to involve youth throughout the life of a program

There are many ways youth can be involved in organizational decision-making structures and program development. Involving youth from the beginning of a project is ideal; suggestions about how and where youth can be involved include the following: Assess Needs assessmentAn

Involving Youth in Positive Youth Development

Youth involvement can benefit organizations and their programs as well as the youth themselves. Programs that are developed in partnership with youth are more likely to be effective at engaging the population and, therefore, to have a greater impact. Involving