LUYCD was founded in the Ganta City Nimba county Liberia in the year 2006 and register in 2007 with the ministry of foreign affair in Liberia. National office located in Ganta city Harley Street Yini field road. She was founded by the Liberian youth such are Nurses, doctor, community’s leaders, people with disability (disable), and civil educated and innovative community’s members. The founding of LUYCD came about after the consultation survey conducted on the increase of poverty, different kind of diseases, lack of awareness, lack of capacity building program to the rural war affected families and youths, hygiene promotion and toilet for community inhabitants and human right abuse to women, Jimenez and youths. The goals of LUYCD, uniting Liberian in providing sustainable services to women, Children, and youth and people with chronic diseases and disability. The objective is following awareness education. B. emergency aid. C. group and individual counseling d. empowering women youth and people with disability and chronic diseases. The structure of the organization is within the competent selecting criteria annually especially the board for transparency and accountability only the chief executive who is the secretary to the board is permanent and the board chairman. The board is comprises of seven (7) competent Liberian gender balance and the staffs 6 competent Liberian who are eligible according to the rules and guideline of the policy of the organization and etc. The following activities LUYCD had provided which aim is to provide sustainable services to the community’s inhabitants especially the war affected families, rural women and youth in capacity building are under the objectives, a. Awareness Education she provided awareness/sensitization in towns and villages on Community safety and hygiene promotion (care for children).She develop flyers and billboard with specific information on prevention of STDs, HIV/AIDS, Malarial, Use of safe medicine, and other diseases affecting people in the region. B. Emergency Aid Provided First-Aid services to patients who live longer distances from the clinic or hospital, (Ambulance), help to rebuild the home of war affected families. (Provided shatters) c. Group and Individual Counseling Provided counseling for women who are victimized by the civil war and human right abuse in sexs
gender base violence (SGBV), Provided Training-of-Trainer (TOT) workshop and empower peer educators to counsel and teach youth , women on HIV/Aids, and other diseases prevention and life skills decision making d. Empowerments to Disable Youth, and War Affected families LUYCD had Trained disables youth and rural women in capacity building and business management and empowers them with small business to help sustain them, distributed Walking sticks/wheel chair among disable youth and adult. Intensive vocational training (9) months 2007-2010, peace building in land dispute among minority and majority ethnic groups,(2) months 2006 and community safety program, hygiene promotion, care for children duration (6) months. democratic transition campaign fight against election violence 2011 duration 6 months and campaign against the sale of counterfeit medical products duration (6) months 2012 mini project and e c t . The following activities were carrying out in Nimba County successfully the beneficiaries are the youth, women, men, and all the community inhabitants and was in brace by the beneficiaries for continuation and the achieved it objective from the program, which LUYCD had experience from these activities to carry out in the 14 counties of Liberia.
LUYCD is networking with the following organizations to achieve her goal and objective such are: The ministry of youth and sport, and ministry of health, pharmaceutical board in Liberia. International alliance of patient’s organization in IAPO in UK, World association of NGOs (WANGOs) LUYCD is affiliating with the United Nations CSO- Net under special consultative status and united young peace builder UNOY in Netherlands and e c t. LUYCD have partnership with member organizations that are within the organization. LUYCD capacity is build in term of financial capacity such are 3500 United state dollars that have office and residential with the continuation of all membership dues pay to LUYCD for the financial support for the sustainability of the program of LUYCD.
Community Support Long term Peace building, conflict resolution and health
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