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Youth Development Academy


The Youth Development Academy YDA is an intensive two weeks summer Life Skills coaching that is executed every year to registered community teenagers. The goal of the Youth Development Academy is to instil relevant knowledge, life skills and attitude in young people to make them holistic, equipped with the requisite empowerment as they grow towards adulthood, thereby bridging the life skills deficiency that has led to the prevalence of juvenile crimes.


In 2017, 25 teenagers were groomed and incubated. Positive attitudinal and behavioural changes were recorded and observed, new motivation to school work, and right guidance on career decisions, Practical life skills were acquired following the academy curriculum, hands-on exposure on cookery skills, road intelligence, automobile maintenance, and computer appreciation skills amongst others.

Youth Development Club



The Youth Development Club is a weekly capacity building forum where student members are educated and taught on the four basic aspects of youth development which includes Moral-Ethics, Physical-Health, Emotional-Social and Academic-Career development at the In—School Youth Development Center within the school. This runs in cycles of one or two terms


The Youth Development Club has impacted over 310 in-school teenagers till date across the Youth Development Centers in Lagos and Ogun State on specific life-skills as captured in the curriculum across the in-school terms of the year..

Youth Development Conference



Youth Development Conference is the annual gathering, where youths are instilled on a particular pre-selected theme giving a new value system for HOLISTIC development. The 5th edition in November, 2017 impacted 125 direct participants and thousands of indirect participants via audio streaming and social media. It encompassed the holistic areas to generating good works: spiritual intelligence, financial, career, emotional and physical intelligence.


The 5th edition in November, 2017 impacted 125 direct participants and thousands of indirect participants via audio streaming and social media. It encompassed the holistic areas to generating good works: spiritual intelligence, financial, career, emotional and physical intelligence.

Youth Development Bootcamp



The Youth Development Boot Camp is the annual coaching program of Young Breeds as an aftermath of the Youth Development Conference of the preceding year to incubate young people to be strategic and take action about specific life spheres. Over 56 young adults have gone through the boot camp. In February 2018, a special edition was designed as a personalized boot camp to meet participant's topmost area of need.

Youth Development Congress



The Youth Development Congress is a life skills outreach to youths in tertiary institution. It is an organized group of students with a common interest and desire for holistic development. The goal is to engage them with practical life skills to be work-ready and life-ready. The Youth Development Congress currently runs a chapter at Covenant University, Nigeria. To inaugurate the Youth Development Congress in your tertiary institution. Please contact us for more details.