WHAT IS POVERTY ALLEVIATION TRUST FOUNDATION?
Poverty Alleviation Trust Foundation (PAT-Foundation) is a Non-Profit Foundation charged with the issues of African youth empowerment; economic, social, ideological, education, technological, political and development.
PAT-Foundation also seeks to correct the dim perception of the African youth that African governments may be the foundation of most of the challenges experienced by the youth in the continent.
PAT-Foundation is the voice crying out for the empowerment of youth in a continent acclaimed to be the most youthful continent in the world.
WHAT DO WE DO?
We investigate and expose the Challenges experienced by the youth all over the African continent;
We lobby Governments, Ministries, Departments, International Organizations, The Academia, Agencies, Traditional Rulers, the Religious Bodies and The Media to ensure the all issues pertaining the youth of Africa are given utmost importance;
By highlighting the huge potentials exhibited by the African youth, which still remains untapped, we mobilize millions of supporters around the continent to campaign for change and to stand for a re-positioning of youth empowerment and development in the African continent;
EMPLOYMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Ensure greater opportunities for African youth to secure decent work and income over the life-circle, contributing to a virtuous circle of poverty reduction, sustainable development and social inclusion.
Enhance national capacity to develop gender-sensitive strategies for decent work for the youth.
Support the improve and enforcement of rights at work for youth and implement empowerment and skills development programmes to ease the transition of disadvantaged youth to decent work.
Support institutional reforms for an enabling environment conducive to youth entrepreneurship, including access to markets, finance and other resources.
Strengthen mechanisms for promoting youth entrepreneurship, in particular for young women.
PROTECTION OF RIGHT
African countries to take action towards safe guiding and promoting human right of African youth.
African youth effective inclusive civil engagement at local, national, regional and global level promoted.
African youth participation in inclusive political process and democratic practices supported.
African youth inclusion in decision making and in all levels of development process supported.