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Presentation YCA

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a presentation of Youth Challenge Australia

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Presentation YCA

  1. 1. Empowering Youth. Supporting Communities . Youth Empowerment through Volunteer Action!
  2. 2. About YCA <ul><li>Youth Challenge Australia (YCA) is a not for profit, non religious organisation that actively engages Australian volunteers in grass roots development work. In Central Australia, Vanuatu, India, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and Guyana, volunteers work in collaboration with local communities and partner organisations to assist the growth of sustainable and positive development </li></ul>
  3. 3. YCA’s Youth Engagement Model Young People
  4. 4. Development Project Aims <ul><li>Improved: </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Education </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Basic </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Management </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare and Health Education </li></ul><ul><li>Cross cultural understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Reconciliation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Project Structure <ul><li>Central Development Project-community identified </li></ul><ul><li>Small Teams Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Livelihoods Training </li></ul><ul><li>(local youth) </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting and Evaluating </li></ul><ul><li>Skills acquired </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bringing Action Home <ul><li>50 hours community service </li></ul><ul><li>Action Projects </li></ul><ul><li>YCA led action </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment </li></ul><ul><li>Indigenous Programs </li></ul>
  7. 7. YCA’s Global Impact <ul><li>2500 Australian Youth since 1996 have: </li></ul><ul><li>Built 361 community centres, schools and aid posts. </li></ul><ul><li>Built 33 aqueducts and 56 water tanks. </li></ul><ul><li>Delivered 1458 Health Education Sessions, supported 853 eye surgeries. </li></ul><ul><li>Implemented 234 Environment Projects, 38 animal conservation projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Spent 125,000 hours tutoring in schools </li></ul><ul><li>853 eye surgeries </li></ul><ul><li>Implemented 67 Women's empowerment programs. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information visit </li></ul><ul><li>www.youthchallenge.org.au </li></ul>
  8. 8. YCA’s Global Impact

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