YPPD Sierra Leone
Implemented by the Youth Partnership for Peace and Development (YPPD) “ICT Social Media for Change” will realize the potential of young people and the
Youth Partnership for Peace and Development (YPPD) is a youth-led development organization working with partners across the world to foster youth-led
approaches to development and overcome poverty, marginalization and social exclusion. The organization was formed in 2005 by proactive young professionals who strongly believe in the strength of youth to help bring about meaningful changes within the communities they live; by changing the mindset that young people should not only be regarded to as beneficiaries or objects of research but as equal and trusted partners in development.
The anticipated impacts of this training will be as follows:
•Improved information, social media, and technology skills.
•Increased self-confidence and pride in their abilities to bring about change.
•Improved communication, critical thinking, and leadership skills.
•Improved ability to work collaboratively, solve problems and think creatively.
•Increased chances to find support in the virtual, information-driven and computer-aided world.
•Increased level of understanding around security