Rural Youth Outreach Network is a Non-Profit, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operating independently.We are based in Kakamega County,Western Kenya.
To establish a youth FM radio station through partnerships by creation and implementation of the ‘YouthFM HIV/AIDS Awareness project’ to reach the rural youth and facilitate the youth to change the “passive culture” amongst young people by making them learn to secure their existence in the social economical environment in Kenya and play their active role in future leadership. We aims to achieve this by generating increased awareness of the HIV/AIDS pandemic through use of radio, educational materials and development of a network of youth AIDS awareness volunteers’ network in Western Kenya.
To establish and implement sustainable community based eco-tourism enterprises (CBETEs) to supplement limited income among the youth in western Kenya.
The CBETEs have high potential for conservation of the natural environment and its biodiversity as well as income generation and employment opportunities. This in turn will provide the community the capacity and skills needed to engage in various livelihood source initiatives and well-paying employment opportunities.
To network and empower youth farmers and micro entrepreneurs in western Kenya region in order to enhance poverty alleviation and sustainable development through:
Developing entrepreneurial skills among youth especially those who have completed primary and secondary education and university/colleges.
Keeping the youth engaged in income generating activities; this leaves them with little or no idle time to engage in risky behaviors such as drug abuse and crime.
Supporting Kenyan green revolution though government policy of Agriculture first.
Providing business advice and act as a sounding board for new ideas.
-The main aim is to ensure that the business has the best possible chance of surviving Provision of Trainings that are run through linkages, coordination with different relevant organisations (entrepreneurships, agriculture, and co-operative trainings)
Bridging the gap between agriculture and business expert with small scale farmers and micro entrepreneurs.
Collecting and disseminating local and international agriculture (e.g. export information) and business information.
Promoting business-oriented community-based organizations, undertaking collective production and marketing techniques for long-term sustainability.
To educate the young people for adoption of the good norms of a good citizenship and to inculcate into the young people's mind, ideals of national unity.
To organize youth sports and cultural events which shall act as gatherings for awareness creation, career development, peace building and as means for empowerment and employment creation.
Welcome all to this great group of Rural Youth Outreach Network-RYONET. This is an NGO based in Kakamega County with offices at Ambwere Complex. The NGO aims at building better lives for a sustainable future.
We do this through youth projects tailored towards HIV/AIDS Awareness, Environmental Conservation, Sustainable small scale farming, innovative sustainable development and sports development.
We are currently recruiting youth groups and individuals to join the organization.