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Youth Environment Service (YES)

Youth Environment Service (YES) is a registered local Non-government (NGO) and non-profit community service organization. YES was established in 2000 and registered on 14th/02/2003 (registration Number S.5914/4089) by a group of young volunteers and women, arising out of the environmental health challenges and social economic vulnerability affecting the vulnerable communities. Today YES can look back on over 11 years of building social development in the local communities in Busia District, involved primarily in health and reproductive health education, water, hygiene, waste and sanitation management including farm level applied agricultural research training, with the overall goal to contribute to poverty reduction in Busia District. The organization also work through advocacy, capacity building, and building of development networks to empower women, youths and children to find their own way out of the crisis that has been caused by the (HIV/AIDS, water borne diseases), unemployment and poverty.
Over the past 11 years, Youth Environment Service has gone through a series of major transitions that have shaped almost all aspects of economic, environment, human and social life. This has led to major improvements in the well-being of the town people and an increase in the capabilities and opportunities of many.


Date of Establishment:

12-Jan, 2000

Purpose of Organization:

To minimise and mitigate problems associated with environmental health risks and reduce household povertythrough awareness creation and education of the community.
to manage,rehabilitate and restore ecosystems functions in eastern region
to manage natural resources through conservation and preservation of the environment and protection of human health.
Countries in which organization is active:
  • Uganda

Contact Details
Street Address:
P.O. Box 30, Busia
Plot 5, Ekaka Street Hadongole Road
State/Province/Other:
Eastern Region
Country:
Uganda
Telephone No.:
256 0712312702/0702-312702/0792-312702 +256 782422520
Website:
http://eastern-uganda-environmentblogspot.com/
Email:
ao_yes@yahoo.com
Organization founded:
Jan-12-2000

NGO Information
Focal Area:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Land Degradation
  • Organization Type:
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
  • Geographic Scope:
  • Regional

  • Contact Person
    Name:
    Mr. ONGATAI AMOSIAH Key Contact Person
    Position:
    PROGRAME COODINATOR
    Street Address:
    Plot 5Ekaka Street,Hadongole Raod,off Busia Municipal Council.
    Zip Code:
    +256
    City/Town:
    Busia-uganda
    State/Province/Other: Eastern regiom
    Telephone No.:
    +-256-0792312702
    +-256-0702312702
    Email:
    ao_yesyahoo.com
    yes.busiayahoo.com


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