YACI-Sierra Leone is a voluntary
humanitarian, Charitable and developmental organization which Advocates,
Advances and Capacitates Children and Youth to promote, protect and educate
their rights across the globe.
YACI’s mission is to promote the
Formal, informal, Vocational and Information Communication technology
literacy among Children and Youth; both in their learning institutions and
various local Communities;
§ To create and promote the awareness
among children and youth on the importance of education and to discourage all
forms of discriminations and deprivations among the Children and Youth. To
promote the participation of children, youth and stakeholders to express
their views in matters that will help them to be and to live better lives in
the near and far future.
§ To improve the skills of children
and youth to meaningfully contribute in both Nation building processes (that
is: by upgrading both the Standards and costs of living of children in their
various Local and National Communities) and creating opportunities for all.
§ To partners with other
organizations that will work to improve the lives of vulnerable children and
§ To intensify donor advocacy,
strengthen the support and promote the computer literacy in schools and
communities respectively, through the creation of Resource Centers,
opportunities and facilities, among many other things.
§ To use information communication
technology (I.C.T) as a primary channel to see that all vulnerable kids,
students and youth in Sierra Leone know their fundamental and universal
rights to quality education or knowledge, as well as the Advancement,
improvement and Capacity Building of their Human and Material Resources.
§ To see that those deprived children
and youth are reintegrated to a better and properly secured life with
adequate capacity to overcome the challenges ahead.
§ To see how we can
encourage the Children/youth in their various Communities, so as to find
out the ways to learn how to read, write and contribute in national a myriad
(or a diverse) of other developments in the country.
§ We use the honest sense of
determinations and participations to deliver both the Theoretical and
Practical services due to Humanity.
§ To recognize, defend and preserve
the respects for the rights, the needs, wills and future well-being of the
Children and Youth.
§ We target the most vulnerable and
less privileged Children and Youth in both the rural and urban communities as
our utmost focus.
We strive to develop their technical skills by teaching them
information Communication technology in primary and secondary schools, as
well as in tertiary / training institutions and their various
main goal of YACI-SL is to continue to harvest Advanced, Improved and
Capacitated Children and Youth with the proper Education, Vocational Skills
Trainings, I.C.T knowledge etc, by developing Socio-Economic, Intellectual,
Cultural and even political sensitization programs organized in learning and
training institutions and local communities to sustain the protection of
human rights violation in the country.
EQUITY AND EQUALITY
We value the Policy of Gender
Parity (Equality and Equity) and Mainstreaming between and among the male and
female children and youth in an at all levels of our programs.
Equally so, we value the
involvement, participation and the consultations of the Persons with
Disabilities, as well as to prevent every forms of descrimination between
and among them.
THE FOUNDATIONAL SCOPE OF YACI-SL
The scope of the foundation of
YACI-SL is based upon the international convention of the rights of a
children (ICRC), the African Charter on the rights of a child, the Sierra
Leone Child Rights Act (2007) and covered by the fundament-universal
declarations of Human rights,
These instruments are going to be
the compass, the torch-bearer and the circle around which we pursue the
achievement of the above vision and Goal.