Abana International

Engaging Youth To Transform Societies

And solve the development crisis within our lifetime

Promoting Equity, Social Justice and Peace

Abana is a green organization, that seeks to engage youth in resolving critical world challenges such as climate action (SDG 13), development (SDG 8 and 9) and peace (SDG 16) with a view to contributing towards the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030. Abana International is a non profit organization 501(c)3 registered in USA, formed in the aftermath of COVID-19, to uplift the needs of the youth from all backgrounds through STEM training, skills transfer and experiential learning. Promoting economic resilience will go a long way to enabling peace and security worldwide, a feat achievable through strengthened economies and education.

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Volunteer

Abana is currently seeking interns and consultants send cv to info@abanainternational.org

Send Donation

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Join Us

Join us online for our events and presentations starting October 22nd 2022.

Our Impact

We’ve worked on improving the lives of young people through technical training.

Abana has been working with youth and women to support transition to self reliance after the pandemic. In 2021, the intervention focused on enabling graduates of Technical Training Institutions to venture into business.

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Promoting Transformation

Our Programs' Focus

We’re a humanitarian – development – peace nexus organization helping  communities build equity, social justice and peaceful societies.

We Find & Transform​

We seek opportunities to change lives.

We Educate

We support transition to economic resilience through training on enabling self employment

We Provide Care​

Today’s youth need mentoring and right guidance at every step.

We Uplift

We seek to uplift vulnerable members of society through innovative and inclusive projects

Our numbers that speak

We have numbers that push us to give in our best and make sure that we break our own records. We are happy to be growing and helping more day by day.
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FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

Our most urgent crisis today is economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic that has wreaked havoc worldwide and caused millions of job and income losses, further reducing the opportunities for youth to find feasible opportunity. To address this, Abana is working to educate and empower youth, through inclusive selection process. Read about our projects here.

The Greenpreneurs Agenda

Goal: $ 2,800,000
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The Greenpreneurs Agenda is a new youth-led economic empowerment initiative for climate resistant businesses to be launched in October 2024. Abana has been working with youth in select areas of US and East Africa, to enable re-skilling and training of youth, including those who are vulnerable, rehabilitated, and  recovering addicts. 

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The launch of Abana International’s flagship project, Abanaverse, in Kenya, marks a significant milestone in driving sustainable societal development. This visionary project is set to have a transformative impact on the region by fostering entrepreneurship and supporting small businesses.

Abanaverse and Boosting Startup Ecosystems

Goal: $ 20,000,000
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YORA SUMMIT 2024

Goal: $ 900,000
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Abana will be co-convening the Year of Return Africa 2024 Summit to be held in Kenya from October 8th – 9th. Abana International will present and facilitate sessions on The Greenpreneurs Agenda and select related Master Classes. Abana International will also co-host The prestigious YORA Awards to be held immediately after the summit. www.yearofreturnafrica.com

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Women in third world and developing countries, are more likely to suffer under the burden of poverty. Abana works with rural women in Kenya and Uganda to enable micro enterprise development. This includes widows, teen school drop outs, FGM survivors, recovered addicts and petty offender reintegration.

Chama Cha Mama Initiative

Goal: $ 9,000,000

Beacon of Hope Project

Goal: $ 3,300,000
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Abana is working directly with orphanages in East Africa to sponsor education and tertiary training. This special “Beacon of Hope” project, is envisaged to have 3000 orphans educated to University level by 2030. Within the Beacon of Hope initiative, is a partnership project with Youth Sports Initiative, that aims to elevate young sports talent in underfunded communities.

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LATEST CAUSES

Our most urgent crisis today is economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic that has wreaked havoc worldwide and caused millions of job and income losses, further reducing the opportunities for youth to find feasible opportunity. To address this, Abana is working to educate and empower youth, through inclusive selection process. Read about our projects here.

Beacon of Hope Project

Goal: $ 3,300,000
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Abana is working directly with orphanages in East Africa to sponsor education and tertiary training. This special “Beacon of Hope” project, is envisaged to have 3000 orphans educated to University level by 2030. Within the Beacon of Hope initiative, is a partnership project with Youth Sports Initiative, that aims to elevate young sports talent in underfunded communities.

Chama Cha Mama Initiative

Goal: $ 9,000,000
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Women in third world and developing countries, are more likely to suffer under the burden of poverty. Abana works with rural women in Kenya and Uganda to enable micro enterprise development. This includes widows, teen school drop outs, FGM survivors, recovered addicts and petty offender reintegration.

Youth Post Covid Empowerment Agenda

Goal: $ 2,800,000
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Abana has been working with families in Kiambu Kenya to support transition to self reliance after the pandemic. In 2021, the intervention focused on enabling graduates of Technical Training Institutions to venture into business. Abana will also be working directly with Youth in Kenya to undertake re-skilling including ex-convicts. Collaboration with AVP Project in USA will expand Abana interventions such as entrepreneurship and financial literacy to local youth in select areas within the USA. 

Boosting Startup Ecosystems

Goal: $ 20,000,000
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The launch of Abana International’s flagship project, Abanaverse, in Kenya, marks a significant milestone in driving sustainable societal development. This visionary project is set to have a transformative impact on the region by fostering entrepreneurship and supporting small businesses.

Research and Development

Goal: $ 900,000
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Abana will be carrying out research in select countries within East Africa to establish baseline data to guide the programmes for upcoming years 2023-2026. Data and information will be gathered for all projects.

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