• Voice of a generation
    My passion for empowering the unemployed and underemployed stems from two formative experiences. The first, was when a young man attempted to steal my phone was struck dead by oncoming traffic and the second was the passing of my...
    Shirley Kandabu Shirley Kandabu
  • YELP Class of 2018 Valedictorian Speech
    It falls on a generation to be great, these were the wise words of the late Nelson Mandela. Looking back at the past few months together, I am convinced that we are that generation. We may seem like a...
    Wanjuhi Anne Njoroge Wanjuhi Anne Njoroge
  • When Leadership Calls, Will You Say ‘Yes’?
    The decision to live out your life in this way is like climbing a life-long mountain. It has beautiful scenery, jaw dropping views but heart-sinking lows as well. If you’ve lived long enough you know that life has storms...
    Nkatya Kabwe Nkatya Kabwe
  • How the YELP Experience Taught Me to Do Better
    The experience and lessons learned in programmes like the YELP are a timely gift I would like to share with every young person across our region and continent that is not content with the state of affairs in the...
    Liz Muange Liz Muange
  • The Salvation of Just Leadership
    It is my dream that others may learn and grow from me as I have learnt and continue to learn from the YELP Fellowship and that one day, we shall all look back on our individual and collective journeys,...
    Rayner Mugyezi Rayner Mugyezi
  • Journey to Success After YELP
    Arnold Atwiine- architect, founder of Sage Intergrated Real Estate Concepts, aspiring chef and a fellow of the 2017 cohort of our Young and Emerging Leaders Project. We caught up with him on what has been transpiring in his life and...
    Charlene Kamali Charlene Kamali
  • YELP Fellows Shine at Young Achievers’ Awards
    Raymond Mujuni (Class of 2017) scooped the Media and Journalism Excellence Award, while Dr. Prosper Ahimbisibwe (Class of 2018) and his M-SCAN team were the overall winners of the Young Achievers’ Award
    Kwezi Tabaro Kwezi Tabaro
  • 2018 Writivism Festival: What does LEGACY mean to you?
    The sixth Annual Writivism Literary Festival is taking place from 17 – 19th of August 2018 with the theme, Legacy. Over three days, starting at the National Theatre on Friday and The Square Place on Saturday and Sunday, we...
    Roland Niwagaba Roland Niwagaba
  • Obama Leaders Program- A YELPee’s Experience
    As the CEO of the Media Challenge Initiative and a Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) fellow, Abaas Mpindi attended the Obama Leaders’ Program Africa 2018. This is a peak into what the experience meant for him as a...
    Abaas Mpindi Abaas Mpindi