Tanzania Youth Vision Association (TYVA) is a youth-led, non-partisan, non-profit, and non-governmental and membership-based organization founded on 29th July 2000 and registered with a registration number (00NGO/R2/000425) to work as Non-Governmental Organization focusing on youth awareness-raising and empowerment. TYVA defines youth as of age 16-30, of which concentrate much to bring up and create the opportunity for them.
School of TYVA
It is a capacity-building program customized for youth, most recently TYVA members has been beneficiaries of this program. Various skills-based sessions are conducted on Lobbying and Advocacy, Policy analysis, Leadership skills, Project Planning and Management, Public Speaking, Fundraising skills, Proposal writing, Media and Youth and Conflict resolution.
Dira dialogues are the platforms used by TYVA to advocate for youth cross-cutting polices and important issues that are of their interest for the welfare of the nation. Since its inception in the year 2000, TYVA has used Dira dialogues to champion effective youth participation in various national debates and discussions.
Youth Agenda Manifesto
This a program coordinated by TYVA in collaboration with other youth-led organizations. Both Youth Agenda (2005) and (2010), Used as alternative election manifesto for youth, this made an alternative comprehensive youth situational analysis in Tanzania covering most important ten issues. The areas were, Independent Youth Council, Employment, Education, Youth Participation, Health, Sports and Culture, Good Governance and Accountability, Poverty Reduction, Youth with disabilities, and Diplomacy. The manifesto was made available for each political party, as when either of them assumes power it may implement the youth demands as per analysis made.