About Youth and Urbanism

Youth and Urbanism is a network of young people working to support youth-led urban community development initiatives and give marginalized groups the opportunity to take part in integrated activities geared toward proper urban planning that ensures quality living conditions and self-sufficiency in the effort to shape urbanism for children and young people.

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Who we are

Our organization is based in cities around the world, and works to promote the well-being and development of children and young people in the urban environment. We do this through a range of initiatives and programs that focus on issues such as climate justice, humanitarian response, child protection, and more.


Our Vision

“We envision cities planned, built and governed to encourage youth development in all their diversity and are safe for children and young people”

Our Mission Statemet

“To shape Urbanism for children and young people”

At Youth and Urbanism, our mission is to shape urbanism for children and young people. We believe that children and young people are the urban future, and that it is essential to involve them in the process of urban planning and development.

Our Values

  • We are open and accountable
  • We are commited to what we do
  • We strive for a lasting Impact

Our History

The idea of having Youth and Urbanism as an organisation begun in the year 2020 all inspired with ideologies and interest of the founder Edwin Odhiambo in sustainable slum development and urban planning in general. Together with a few dedicated and motivated friend ...

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It is clear that Youth and Urbanism has made significant progress in a variety of areas over the years. One area where the organization has seen particular success is in the number of urban centers covered.With a focus on advocating for the involvement of children and young people in the process of urban planning and development, ...

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Strategic Plan

In order to achieve its goals and make a lasting difference, Youth and Urbanism has developed a strategic plan for the years 2023-2025. This strategic plan is designed to guide the organization through the next three years and provide a clear direction for change.

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Where we work

As part of its efforts, the organization currently operates in four major urban areas in Africa: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, and Nakuru.

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Youth and Urbanism is a unique organization that is governed by youth, for youth. This innovative approach to governance has several key benefits that help the organization to succeed and thrive.

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Institutional and financial audits are important for any organization, including the Youth and Urbanism Organization, for several key reasons.

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