YOUTH IN TECHNOLOGY AND ARTS NETWORK (YOTAN)

YOTAN-Partner for Social Accountability is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of youth development, civic engagement, Gender Equality and Strengthening of Citizens center governance in Africa through viable innovative Solutions.

Established 2012, YOTAN use a rights-based approach, direct civic engagement, Social innovation and leveraging of technology tool to amplify impact, promote access to quality education and deepening democracy beyond its electoral form, facilitates change through fostering an equitable transformative education, advancing digital literacy and policy advocacy to cultivate Socially Responsible Leaders, empower citizens to exercise their full civic rights and bridge Gender gaps to alleviate all forms of poverty to ensuring that the dis-empowered and future generations thrive to achieve their fullest potential. The organization also catalyze change by fostering social accountability mechanism and good governance practice to increasing transparency, accountability, access to quality education and amplifying citizens voice to improve governance in the delivery of basic social service, combat corruption and enhance livelihood of vulnerable citizens. 

 

OUR MISION

Inspire Change, empower Emerging Leaders and strengthen democracy anchored on rights awareness, accountability, inclusiveness and Innovative Solutions for sustainable development.

VISION

We envision a just African society without poverty where citizens are empowered, informed and engaged; and democracy freely delivers its promises for all to thrive. 

What We Do

YOTAN work is focused on advancing viable innovative solutions to various socio-economic, health, inclusive democratic participation, education and digital inclusion challenges confronting young people especially the marginalized and disadvantaged, deepen positive transformation of social attitudes and norms to advance gender equality, foster an active and engaged Participations of citizens in Democratic Processes toward a stronger and open government culture and local governance, leverage technology tool to brigade knowledge gap to accelerate innovative impact and sustainable solutions, develop a new generation of civic-minded, effective, and ethical leaders, and mobilizes youth as economic actors to unlock their civic power to drive social policy transformation, peace, and sustainable development.

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