Call for Applications: Organizations Dedicated towards Young People with Disabilities in Kenya

Deadline: 31 August 2016

The Commonwealth Youth Council is inviting applications from organizations, recognizing their endeavor towards working with young people with disabilities.

The CYC facilitates and supports the work of all youth- led initiatives and partner with suitable stakeholders, organizations and individuals to represent and empower young people in the Commonwealth.

Through its office for Inclusion and Engagement, the CYC prioritizes the need for young people with disabilities in the Commonwealth to have access to equal opportunities and to ensure that their voices are represented and heard at national and international levels.  Therefore the Membership Committee of the Council invites organizations working with young people with disabilities to join the Commonwealth Youth Council and ensure that no voice is left unheard.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications have to meet the following criteria:

  • Organizations must be working in a Commonwealth country (Kenya Included)

  • Duly registered with an authority within a Commonwealth country unless a valid explanation for lack of registration certificate is provided.

  • Show proof of past experience about their work with young people with disabilities with at least a one page report about their activities

  • Strategic plan about their long term activities would be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to apply using an on-line application form available on the website.

For more information, please visit Commonwealth Youth Council.

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but not later than 6 months prior to the Commonwealth Youth Forum. However for this group we will be carrying out the first evaluation of our work on the 31st August so it is encouraged that you apply before then.