We are a team of dedicated individuals, ready to effect and deliver sustainable change to the unprivileged grassroots communities.
Young-adult Empowerment Initiative (YEI) is a nonprofit youth-led NGO, founded in February 2015 to empower South Sudanese youth and women to create peaceful society and drive social development in their local communities. We are legally registered and operating in Uganda with refugees in Kiryadongo and Bidi Bidi settlements, as well as South Sudan,
in Central Equatoria State and Greater Upper Nile Region.
Albino Gaw Dar is a sociologist. He worked for GIZ as Community Development Officer for one year. Prior to his work at GIZ, he spent three years at South Sudan Public Grievances Chamber as Executive Secretary, two years at South Sudan Employees Justice as Research Officer. In those roles, he participated in a number of research works studied topical public issues in South Sudan. Currently, he is a lecturer in Department of Sociology at University of Juba and the Upper Nile University. Dar obtained his B.A degree in Sociology from the University of Gondar, Ethiopia in 2006 and an M. A degree from Kampala International University, Uganda. He also obtained several professional certificates from the University of Maryland in Washington DC, USA, University of Ghana in Ghana and OSSREA Institute in Ethiopia