In September 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development popularly known as the 2030 Agenda providing a blue print for partnership, peace and prosperity. With the commitment to leave no one behind, the agenda came up with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 targets in between them. Africa For SDGs © My Goals Foundation answers to the 2030 Agendas call to action by providing a platform to activate conversations that increase public awareness of the SDGs, incubate and accelerate ideas that are innovative, implementable and scalable towards meeting social, economic and environmental challenges facing Africa.Our unique role is to provide knowledge, skills and attitude that will encourage innovation and facilitate partnership with various stakeholders and communities for implementation. The initiative promotes youth mobilizing and organizing for participation in practical ways that Contributes towards eradication of poverty and all forms of inequality. It acknowledges the youth bulge and seeks to ensure that it does not undermine economic growth, peace and security in Africa. As a movement that comprises of networks of individuals, organisations, institutions, development partners, international communities, Civil societies, volunteer involving organisations, international communities and governments through Public Private Partnerships, Africa for SDGs has a presence in 40 countries in Africa.
17SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
The fellows program is an initiative by Africa For SDGs to enlighten and roll out the sustainable development goals to the African continent
ACTIVATE | INNOVATE | IMPLEMENT | SCALE
What we've done
A call for fellows will be put out, successful candidates will attend a day induction on ESD, fill an SDGs lab, do a pitching of their initiative before a panel. Thereafter the selection process will commence and acceptance letters sent out to successful applicants who will be later invited for an introduction and orientation session before official commencing of the training.
The fellows come up with innovations and looks into expanding these ideas into initiatives.
The fellowship program commences with skills training on the modules that are designed for the program. The fellows will be required to come up with creative ideas which meet the needs of the community and implementable.
Fellows will be expected to implement a community project and mobilize local communities towards sustainable of the projects.
Each and everyone of us has the ability to make change to our personality, to the family, to the community, to the country, to the region, to the continent and to the whole world towards a better future. In this initiative everyone is welcome aboard to participate in making these goals be attained