Youth Ethics and Anti-Corruption Program: YEAP
Building a culture of integrity
YEAP raises the consciousness of youths to the importance of transparency, accountability, respect for human rights and rule of law in the work world while teaching them how to identify, resist and fight corruption hindering development in Africa.
YEAP FOCUS AREAS
Rule of law
YEAP utilizes innovative means to promote the rule of law while working with young people to identify, prevent and fight abuse of law in their communities.
YEAP challenges young people to identify human rights abuses in their communities, their root causes and best ways to fight such abuses. YEAP educates young people on the need to respect human rights and works with them to promote respect for human rights at all levels.
YEAP tackles corruption from the root by raising awareness of the consequences of corruption; educating youths in accountability and transparency; and rewarding incorruptible youths. YEAP also works with young people to identify, resist, prevent and fight corruption.
We believe that if Africa is to ever become a better place, there is need to raise a critical mass of virtuous young people to drive the change . Through character formation programs, YEAP imbues young people with civic virtues while discouraging unethical practices.