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  project name ~ Summer camp for adolescents

category ~ community empowerment




  Project Name


Summer camp for adolescents



Y-NEEW (Youth Network to Educate and Empower..



community empowerment






Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved


$ 0


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators












Y-NEEW (YOUTH NETWORK TO EDUCATE AND EMPOWER THE WEAK) was established in 1998. Its stated goals are:
1. to provide for development through community based leadership.
2. to provide opportunities to children, women and youth to ensure participation in community development
3. to build and sustain local institutions and infrastructure to support the development efforts

The summer camp project has been devised and conducted by Y-NEEW since 2001 and it had requested funding from AID to support the camp for year 2005. This summer camp project was funded by AID based on Y-NEEWs stated objective to mould the youth so as to promote holistic development concerned with various facets of their life such as education, career and health and as well as to nurture leadership and self-organizing qualities among them.

Response is awaited from Y-NEEW about the status of the this summer camp for 2005.





Response is awaited from Y-NEEW about the status of the this summer camp for 2005.





The proposed goals for the camp are to: a. impart life education and skills to about 500 participating teenagers. Life skills include understanding peer groups, upholding individuality, group living and self discovery of skills and talents b. provide guidance about higher education and career prospects c. organize personal and adoloscent counselling sessions d. enable youth with right attitude and spirit to partake in the development of their communities with the in-built group support



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