Leaving no one behind.
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation.
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.
1. In the spirit of leaving no one behind, the initiative seeks to identify, mobilize and organize young leaders everywhere to equip them with knowledge, skills, value and attitude for innovative, implementable and scalable solutions towards urgent social, economic and environmental challenges facing their local communities.
2. Inspire these individuals to demonstrate transformational leadership in their communities and shape sustainable and resilient future that promotes prosperity.
3. Equip them as SDGs champions and volunteers to increase public awareness of the SDGs, their relevance and catalyse a movement of individuals actively engaged to contribute towards achieving the SDGs in their local communities.
4. Encourage networks and alliances and partnerships with governments, relevant stakeholders, development partners with opportunities to contribute to youth engagement in SDGs.
ACTIVATE | INNOVATE | IMPLEMENT | SCALE
What we do
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