IGNITE Youth Organisation is a non-profit organisation and thus we depend upon the generous gifts and donations from organisations, companies, churches and individuals to continue the work we are doing with young people. We accept both monetary and in-kind gifts and donations. You can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with details about your gift and donation, and the Program you want to support.
For cash donations, once you send us an email with the details of the amount you would like to donate, we will send you our bank details. We are currently still working on our online payment system for donations.
For in-kind gifts, we can always use:
- good quality used clothes for babies/children/teenagers/young adults (male and female)
- items of sports equipment (deflated footballs, volleyballs, cricket bats, football shirts)
- toiletries for young women (soap, deodorant, body lotion, sanitary towels, toothbrushes)
- items of office stationary (paper, pens, exercise books/notebooks, staplers, computers, chairs, desks)
- items of band equipment (mics, cables, speakers, music instruments)
Thank you very much! We look forward to receiving your email! Your gift and donation will go a long way in helping us reach more youth, and impact more communities and societies.
The IGNITE Girls Program teaches girls that they are valuable and have a voice, by giving them information and tools to use. When girls feel confident about their bodies, their intelligence, their worthiness and their sexuality, they have the opportunity to go into the world and fully express themselves — as girls, as women, as humans. If they spend too much time having conversations with themselves about not being good enough, pretty enough, smart enough or accepted enough, they are limited to what the world thinks of them, rather than putting forth what they think of themselves, what they find important, what they want to contribute to the world.
Teenage pregnancy is a complex issue which has multi-contributing factors that are common knowledge to many. It is a symptom of a bigger societal sickness, it is not just a health issue, but a developmental issue that is deeply rooted in poverty, gender inequality, violence, child and forced marriages, power imbalance between teenage girls and their male partners, lack of education and the failure of systems and institutions to protect this vulnerable group.
Teenage pregnancy is just one of the most pervasive problems impacting education, the health sector and socio-economic and political empowerment of our young women.
Access to age appropriate, accurate and comprehensive information on sexual education and critical thinking skills can help minimise teenage pregnancy. Creating a Safe House where girls can receive vocational training and a centre designed to enable girls to learn computer technology, and more traditional skills such as tailoring, would empower girls so that they can re-establish their lives and when they leave they will be well set up to earn their own living. Help us to empower girls so they can succeed and reach their fullest potential!