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African Youth Development Link (AYDL) is a dynamic not-for-profit, non partisan youth-led development organization with head office in Kampala and satellite offices in the North and North Eastern Uganda. The organization was established in 2008 to provide a link between youth and governance policy processes in Uganda so that we are each part of something larger than ourselves. AYDL strives to advocate for implementation and reform of laws and policies for increased young people’s participation in leadership and democratic governance process in local and national levels for progress and change.

ENHANCING YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNTABILITY WORK

AYDL works through a Youth Parliamentary model (YPs) that empowers young men and women to interrogate; debate and demand for improved service delivery from the duty bearers.

INFLUENCING NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUDGETS

Every Financial Year, AYDL significantly contributes to shaping national budgets from a Youth perspective under the annual  Public Financing for Youth Development (P4YD) issue papers.

NATIONAL YOUTH MANIFESTO DEVELOPMENT AND   TRACKING PROCESS” 

Since 2014, AYDL in the quest for good governance and development have been engaged in a countrywide National Youth Manifesto 2016-2021, under the auspices of the Youth Coalition on Electoral Democracy (YCED) hosted at AYD