Welcome to Foundation for Youth Initiative

About FYI

Foundation For Youth Initiative

Foundation for Youth Initiative (FYI) non governmental organization established in 2011, registered in South Sudan with the Ministry of Justice, Relief and Rehabilitation Commission and NGOs Forum to carry out development programs designed to enlarge opportunities for community development. Foundation for Youth Initiative has been implementing a number of programs; including capacity-building projects for grass root entities; child protections, food security and livelihood; peace building initiatives, education and functional adult literacy; rule of law plus good governance, health and sanitation among others.
FYI is currently implementing a 5 year Livelihoods Program under Capacity Building Program for Community Development Institutions with support from United States African Development Foundation (USADF). It has recently signed a grant agreement with Justice Africa to build its internal capacity, particularly in development of its five-year strategic action plans. It has also signed a 3-year partnership with Global Communities/CHF. FYI also works closely with the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative and Internews.

Farmer Cooperatives & Enterprises Funded

$ Expended on projects

Members Livelihoods Improved

Our Partners

Foundation for Youth Initiative is a youth focus national NGO founded in 2011. In scope, it’s a small Foundation but effective in delivering services to unprivileged communities in South Sudan. In the past, FYI has worked on projects with PACT, Justice Africa, and International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Canada High Commission, Embassy of Norway and the Embassy of Denmark. Currently, it partners with InterNews and United States African Development Foundation(USADF) (other Partners listed below).

It is managing a Community Development Institutions Program with the funding that goes beyond emergency interventions. The grants from USADF support over eleven smallholder farmer cooperatives in South Sudan whose total membership size shots over 10,000. Our NGO is opened to creating more partnerships in order to achieve our aims. Partner with us here.

The USADF program in South Sudan is currently concentrating in the Greater Equatoria region, comprising of the following states: Central Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria and Western Equatoria. In year 3 as per our strategic plan, USADF and FYI will revisit this strategy with the possibility of extending to additional states.

It's program focuses on cassava, sesame, groundnuts and vegetables. A limited number of projects will be considered in value chains outside of these four commodities particularly gum Arabic, Shea nuts, coffee and other strategic commodities.

 

Why Partner With Us

  • Proven Results
  • Sustainability
  • Shared Value
  • Public recognition
  • World Class Network
  • Direct Engagement
  • Public education

Our Areas Of Focus

  • Livelihoods and Food Security
  • Capacity Building for Community
  • Development Institutions
  • Child Protection and Child Poverty Reduction
  • WASH
  • Education and Functional Adult Literacy
  • Access to Justice
  • Peace building
  • Youth and Women Empowerment 
Geographic Focus

The USADF program in South Sudan is currently concentrating in the
Greater Equatoria region, comprising of the following states: Central
Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria and Western Equatoria. In year 3 as per
our strategic plan, USADF and FYI will revisit this strategy with the
possibility of extending to additional states.

Value Chains

USADF Program focuses on cassava, sesame, groundnuts and vegetables. A limited number of projects will be considered in valuechains outside of these four commodities particularly gum Arabic,shea nuts, coffee and other strategic commodities.

Resilience and Growth grants ratio

It is expected that a large majority of projects will be resilience
groups with a limited number of growth groups. It is estimated that
approximately 80% of the grants developed during the next three years
will be resilience groups, with 20% being growth grants.
Foundation for Youth Initiative has been implementing a series of
programs including capacity-building projects for grass root entities;
child protections, food security and livelihood; peace building
initiatives, education and functional adult literacy; rule of law and good
governance, health and sanitation among others.

Foundation For Youth Initiative South Sudan

Foundation for Youth initiative (FYI) was founded in 2011, drawing from multicultural and professional expertise of its founders. Read More.....

Location:

Plot No. 60 & 61, Hai Thoura
Buluk – Hai Thoura Road, Juba, South Sudan

Tel: +211914997774

Email: info@fyisouthsudan.org