Youth Leadership and Engagement Access for Development (Youth- LEAD) project is a civil society support program two (CSSP II) funded project and implemented by Eshet Children and Youth Development Organization (ECYDO) in partnership with Redeem the Generation (RTG). The aim of this project is enabling young people to constructively engage them in the ongoing democratization process; contribute to conflict prevention and peacebuilding, and address some of the major economic and social challenges facing young people in the country. The project has two specific objectives: Advocacy for the adverse effects of substance abuse (khat) and service improvement for survivors and vulnerable groups and promotion of youth voice through awareness creation and dialogue among different community groups including the youth groups, community members and key government stakeholders.

Funding Agency: Civil Society Support Program II (CSSP II)

Implementation period: November 2019- April 2021

Implementation area: Addis Ababa, Yeka sub-city woreda 9,10,11 and 12 and Bole Sub-city woreda 3 (Ethiopian Youth Sport Academy)