Sally Hurt | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“It’s important to have this network of people across Africa.” – Sally Hurt

Sally has over three years of experience in the civil society sector in South Africa, and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in February 2017. Currently, Sally works as an attorney […]

Emery Mudinga | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“The discussion we are having here – the topics, the debates – are a contribution to how we can improve our lives.” – Emery Mudinga

Emery is politically committed in advocating about youth access to jobs, decision-making positions in the different institutions and stands against the various injustices and discrimination […]

Dzikamai Bere | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“The biggest takeaway for me from the Presidential Precinct would be a celebration of youth leadership.” – Dzikamai Bere

Dzikamai has over nine years of experience working in the justice and human rights sector in Zimbabwe. He is Coordinator of the National Transitional Justice Working Group (NTJWG), a platform established […]

Megha Venketasamy | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“Im here because I believe this is a movement of game changers … and I want to be a part of this movement.” – Megha Venketasamy

Megha’s life purpose is to serve women and men by building bridges and bringing balance for the collective healing of this world through co-creative […]

Abinet Tasew | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“I focus on sending girls to school so that we can make sure gender equality happens in our communities.” – Abinet Tasew

Currently, Abinet is a Gender and Nutrition Advisor for CARE-Ethiopia, where she focuses on developing and designing concepts, problem identification, and causal and problem analysis to support […]

Chris Fonye | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“I think that this generation, more than any generation, has immense power to create change.” – Chris Fonye

Christian Lambang Fonye is a Consultant and Lecturer on Human Rights and Peace Operations in the Pan African Institute for Development West Africa. He is the acting Secretary General of the Movement […]

Mariyann Jabang | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“The memories we made in these [presidential homes] is something that I’ll carry for the rest of my life.” – Mariyann Jabang

Mariyann has over three years work experience in the administrative cadre at the Ministry of Health & Social Welfare, The Gambia supporting the Minister, Permanent Secretary and other […]

Rado Rakotosamimanana | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“If you want to bring the change in your community, you need to be creative and innovative.” – Rado Rakotosamimanana

Rado has over ten years of experience in project management and over seven years of experience in peace-building, youth empowerment, and education. Currently, Rado is a Country Office Representative at […]

Tem Fuh Mbuh | YALI 2017 Impact Story

August 29th, 2017|

“I think it is time that young people in Africa begin to take interest in the affairs of their local governments.” – Tem Fuh Mbuh

Tem is the Equality, Justice and Human Rights Program Officer for the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). In his work, he focuses on […]

Kyapalushi Kapatomoyo

August 29th, 2017|

“The Mandela Fellowship, for me, is a dream come true.” – Kyapalushi Kapatamoyo

Kyapa has over thirteen years’ experience working with civil society organizations and has served in various capacities with NGOs that are mainly focused on poverty reduction, advocacy, governance and HIV/AIDS. In August 2016, she was elected as […]