Manica Youth Assembly Profile

Organisational Background

Manica Youth Assembly (MAYA) is a non-profit, non-partisan, solution-centered, Youth and Women community-based advocacy organization that seeks to empower young people and women to participate in public affairs and proffer solutions actively and holistically. The full involvement of young people and women in socio-economic empowerment, gender, environment, and climate justice calls for the holistic approach where youth involvement is critical in any development undertaking.


An equitable and just world where young people and women reach their full potential while being valued and respected in their communities.


We are rooted in the transformative power of young people and women in creating lasting change for socioeconomic empowerment to reach their full potential in a healthy environment.


  • Honesty
  • Accountability
  • Inclusivity
  • Innovation
  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Volunteerism

Our focus areas include the below issues:

  • Environmental and Climate Justice
  • Livelihood and Economic Justice
  • Gender Justice
  • Good Governance

Geographical coverage

Manicaland but we are now operating in Mutare Urban and Rural District.

Source: Manicaland Youth Assembly

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