Success Stories

Image AYP HEALTH, OUR PRIORITY - Beyond constant shifting age limit, there is no agreed universal concept of who exactly is a young person and why. The United Nations defines ‘youth’ as those between 15 and 24 years of age; ‘adolescents’ as between 10 and 19 years and the convention on the Rights of the child defines ‘children’ as persons up to the age of 18 (United Nations, 2011). Adolescence is a critical transitional period that includes the biological changes of puberty and the need to negotiate key developmental tasks, such as increasing independence and normative experimentation. The ...

Image BUILDING PASSIONATE CITIZENS - Every nation has roles towards its nation building and therefore need capable role players for a strong and reliable nation. To perform their role, the citizens need relevant cultural and citizenship education particularly young people in this contemporary period. Teenz Nigeria (TN) is an annual cultural program that started in August 2013 with an objective to promote the values of citizenship, patriotism and Nigerian languages among young people. Since 2013 to 2016, we have implemented four editions of the Teenz Nigeria project with several partners, 74 se...

Image OUR CBI STORIES - According to UNFPA There are about 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 – the largest youth population ever. Many of them are concentrated in developing countries. In fact, in the world’s 48 least developed countries, children or adolescents make up a majority of the population. With 200 million people aged between 15 and 24 (the youth bracket), Africa has the youngest population in the world. The current trend indicates that this figure will double by 2045, according to the 2012 African Economic Outlook report prepared by experts from the African Develop...

Image WE INFORM - Information is raw material for development for both urban and rural societies. The personal growth and success of a young person depend on their ability to acquire, produce, access and use pertinent information, this has inspired Teenz Global Foundation to pioneer several impactful information programs in Nigeria. Teenz Tym Television Broadcast was produced and aired on AIT Abuja every Saturday by 9am for 27 months (September 2013 – December 2015) advocating on social issues targeted at teenagers for over 3 million viewers weekly and estimated 240,000,000 in 27 months. The p...

Image STORY OF OUR EDUCATION SUPPORT SERVICES (ESS) - Teenz Care Project (TCP) There is a global crisis in the education sector. Over 58 million children are out of school; almost half of these children are in Sub-Saharan Africa. Nigeria holds the world record of having the highest number of her young people with about 10.5 million children in Nigeria out of school, dominating twelve other countries, with which it accounts for forty-seven percent (47%) of the global out-of-school population. Many never enter the classroom, lack of access to quality education and learning and are at high risk of un...

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