Friday, February 27, 2015

Teens and Youth Educational and Capacity Enhancement (TYECE)


Teens and Youth Empowerment and Capacity Enhancement (TYECE) is a non Governmental Organization (NGO) founded by Mrs. Bernadette Aipoh out of passion for the less privileged in the society in 1997, and was officially registered with the Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria in February 2005. Since then, the organization has been in the fore front in development issues.

TYECE recognizes the fact that the Youth and women are the core of every nations development for this reason, the organization has channeling channeling its available work force and resources into building a better tomorrow by investing in lives of these ones. Providing them with all round education; (Academic, Sexual and Reproductive Health, & Income Generating Activities) to enhancing their capacity, TYECE has been able to reach a significant number of individuals in her various thematic areas.


Our Vision

TYECE envisages an improved, qualitative life for children, youth, women and the less privileged in general through capacity enhancement programs, and in collaboration with other agencies / bodies that support same, create an enabling environment where these ones could exercise unhindered rights in respect to education, health and poverty eradication.

Our Values

  • Corporate Objectives To rehabilitate wayward youths and instill behavioral change.
  • To initiate Programmes for the welfare of the youths and teenagers through Education and training for self Sustenance and self – dependence.
  • To organize periodic programmes such as talks, workshops, camp meetings, for teens and youths.
  • To run scholarship programmes for indigent teens and youths.
  • To lead teens and youths to God through religious programmes
  • To give them a sense of belonging and self worth, build in them the confidence to pursue life with objectivity and hope
  • To conduct seminars and trainings for youths and women on skills acquisition towards self development, safety and development.
  • To undertake any other endeavor that will facilitate the realization of the foregoing objectives.
Our Mission

To promote the holistic development of the less privileged, especially teens and youth, for self actualization through social, moral and mental, interactive programs

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TYECE is a USAID PEPFAR sub grantee from 2007 to 2010. Funding for this project ends September 2010. TYECE has implemented HIV/AID AB and Other prevention, care and support for OVC and caregivers and palliative care for PLWHA for over 3 years. Teens and youth is currently receiving funding from European cooperative for rural Development(EUCORD) in partnership with Widows empowerment Organization (WEWE) funded by USAID Washington, the project is geared towards improving the wellbeing of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) as well as reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS on affected Women and Households. The project is currently alleviating the sufferings and plight of 1053 Orphans and vulnerable Children as well as their caregivers.

Some TYECE Projects

Teens and Youth Educational and Capacity Enhancement (TYECE) has embarked on several projects since its inception.

Project such as:

-Abstinence and Be Faithful (AB), Condom messaging, Peer Education Sessions,

- Food Supplement for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC)

- HIV & AIDS Sensitization in Churches

- Life Skill Training on Soap Making

- Nutrition Training for Care givers

- Provision of School buildings, seats, desks, libraries, teaching aids, etc.

- Provision of birth certificate

- Provision of scholastic materials such as school uniforms, books, bags, sandals, fees, etc.

-Income generating Activities, (alternative means of livelihood as the case may be).

Programmes / Thematic Areas

  • Education <Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), Basic Care and Support (BCS), Abstinence and Be Faithful (AB) and Other Preventions (OP)>.
  • Health (Sexual Reproductive Health) to People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
  • Empowerment to caregivers, widows and single mothers.
  • Protection to Female Sex Workers (FSW), Out of School Youths (OSYs), Para-military.
  • Governance (Social Mobilisation) to Restive Youths.


  • AIDS Impact Mitigation (AIM): USAID sponsored through WINROCK International.
  • Children of Hope Project – USAID sponsored through European Corporative for Rural Development (EUCORD).
  • Social Mobilisation – EU- MPPQ
  • Wiping Away Tears – Unique Kingdom Women Fellowship International.



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