RAJEDES

RAJEDES

RAJEDES are all about creating opportunities!

RAJEDES are all about creating opportunities!

RAJEDES seeks to impact youth through both development and discipleship. It aims to promote democracy, solidarity, and conflict resolution, all of which profoundly affect and are affected by young people. A core conviction is that the government can only succeed when youth concerns are addressed because the demography of the country is so young. That is why youth advocacy is at the fore, and training in micro-finance and entrepreneurship have yielded significant fruit and empowerment. Many young people otherwise facing unemployment have benefitted from 

RAJEDES stands for ‘Rassemblement des Jeunes pour le Développement et la Lutte centre le SIDA’ which translates as ‘Youth Rally for Development and the Fight against AIDS’.

Simon Guillebaud Introduces RAJEDES

Stories from RAJEDES:

innocent poses inside his shop

The Young Entrepreneur

After completing Year 9 at High School, Innocent found himself looking for a job. Further education simply wasn’t an option because of lack of funds. Thankfully, our partner RAJEDES was able to support Innocent as he explored ways of becoming financially independent. RAJEDES focuses on creating opportunities for young people

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RAJEDES microloans

A Plentiful Harvest

RAJEDES is focused on creating opportunities! One key area of focus is microloans, which allow people to start a business and become self-sufficient, bringing hope to communities trapped in poverty for generations. We look at three individuals who have worked hard with their microloans in the agricultural sector.

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