Programmes for Youth
The Participation and Involvement of Youth for Action (PIYA) is the youth wing of the YWCA membership, which invites young women from schools and colleges to join in the youth programmes of the organization. YWCA has always been passionate about tapping young minds and provides a platform where young women can be trained to become leaders in their communities. The variety of programmes that PIYA offers to young people are:
Summer/ winter camps for children from the urban and rural communities .
Art and craft workshops for school children.
Cultural festivals and creative competitions for colleges
Awareness raising workshops on social issues e.g. girl child, violence against women, human rights and environment.
Leadership training workshops on gender, women and health, and skills' development.
Training workshops on communication skills
Family Life Education for Adolescent girls e.g. sexuality, HIV/AIDS, self-esteem and young women's health.