About us

about us

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Youth Builders Initiative (YBI) is a Community Based Organization officially incorporated with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in December 2013. Its primary objective is to play a pivotal role in fostering the economic and social development of youths and women, promoting community development, and preventing HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. YBI achieves these goals through initiatives such as training programs, capacity building, awareness campaigns, and advocacy efforts. The organization was established to specifically address the diverse developmental requirements of young individuals, enabling them to actively contribute to the progress and betterment of society.

YBI is also registered with Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA), National Youth Network on HIV/AIDS, Population and Development (NYNETHA) Lagos Chapter and various networks nationally and internationally, it has also been represented in different HIV and Human Rights conferences locally and internationally.

In the past YBI had organized several activities such as Workshops, Seminars, Trainings, HIV Peer Education Training and Concerts to pass across information to the youths on the various challenges they are faced with while also encouraging them to contribute to the development of their communities.

The organization also partnered with the International Rectal Microbicides Advocate – IRMA Nigeria, on the Global Lube Access Mobilization Project -GLAM, in 2013. The 6 months (April -October 2013) project which was funded by amfAR and AIDS Foundation of Chicago was aimed at advocating for the inclusion of access to safe, affordable and condom compatible lubricants in the Nigeria HIV Strategic Plan, targeting 5 State Agencies for the Control of AIDS – Cross-Rivers, Lagos, FCT, Kano and Rivers States.

YBI also collaborate with Health Intel Solution to organize community Health awareness project title ‘’ KYN campaign’’ the major focus is to create awareness and knowledge of one’s Health Status using numerical indicator. The services provided include HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, Blood Pressure, Eye test, Weight, Height, etc. This is a programme that runs in first and second Quarter 2015.

YBI also coordinated the MTV Shuga Trained peer educator Project in Lagos State, the project was aimed at providing HIV prevention education and HCT drive among general Population and the Key Affected Populations/MARPs community. (January – May 2015.)

YBI, also was part of the enlisted Organizations that provided HCT services during the HCT drive and condom distribution project funded by World Bank through Federal Ministry of Youth Development, National Agency for the Control AIDS and National Youth Network on HIV/AIDS, Population and Development. Lagos State chapter. The Project targeted Out of School Youth in Mechanic Villages and Motor Parks.


YBI envisions a society free of all forms of discrimination where all young people irrespective of sexual orientation and gender identity, economic status and religious affiliations, have the opportunity to fully understand their rights, responsibilities and duties as it relates to self-discovery and nation building.


Providing sexual reproductive health and human rights education, and developing the potentials of young people through capacity building, Training, empowerment, education, and direct services.
Why us


  • YBI’s objectives include the following:
  • To organize conferences, seminars, workshops, meetings and open debates on issues concerning youth development and empowerment in Nigeria.
  • To organize sensitization workshop and seminars for awareness on housing and human rights linkage to HIV/AIDS as it relates to Key Affected Populations with the aim of reducing stigma and discrimination.
  • To provide technical assistance and develop the capacity as a monitoring organization to other community and youth based NGOs implementing intervention activities geared towards youth and community development in Nigeria.
  • To encourage volunteerism among young people.
  • To network and collaborate with other Non-governmental organizations and mainstream organizations with similar objectives.