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Building competent youth leaders

Sozo  Networks  isNigerian  non-profit with track records of  increasing  the  participation  of  young  and  emerging  leaders  in  community leadership  and  reducing  unemployment  in  the  country.  We  nurture  a  growing  network  of young community  development  actors,  youth  workers,  activists  and  social  entrepreneurs  who are  addressing  critical  needs  across  the  country.  We  work on developing  youth and teenage leaders  through  grassroots  mentorship,  educational  supports, career  guidance,  vocational  trainings,  practical  leadership  development  experiences  and other innovative  and  inclusive  programs.   The  Sozo  Leadership  Institute  offers leadership  capacity  development  programs  which are  world class, experiential and  practical.  We  have  trained  and  graduated  nonprofit  leaders  all across Nigeria and in some African countries who  currently  leads  diverse  development  projects  that are capable of transforming Africa’s socio-economic landscape.  The  institute offers intensive  master classes  for  emerging  civic  leaders,  certificate  courses  in  civic  leadership  and  grant writing  as  well  as  a  wide  range  of  consultancy  and  support  services  to  emerging nonprofits  across  the  continent  of  Africa. 

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Why We Work


By 2030, close to a BILLION children (50% of children) growing up in the world would grow to be unemployable youths due to lack of proper education. (Gordon Brown - World Economic Forum April, 2017)


of Nigerian youths between the ages of 15 to 35 are either unemployed or underemployed (Labor Force Statistics Vol. 1,


of Africa’s population is below the age of 30 (Youth Division, African Union Commission)


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What people are saying

Words alone can not express how grateful, we are to you Sozo Networks, I pray you all and your generations to come will never lack helpers in Jesus name…..THANKS TO SOZO NETWORK  – Akinrinde Abayomi

Thank you Sozo, you transformed my child’s life – Yemisi