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Who We are

Welcome to the World of Youth Empowerment Mobility (YEM)

Step into the dynamic realm of Youth Empowerment Mobility (YEM), where our relentless dedication to sharpening minds, igniting change, and empowering communities knows no bounds.

At YEM, we don’t just dream of a better world; we actively strive to create it, one impactful initiative at a time. Through our Host GLOBAL RURAL INITIATIVE AGAINST POVERTY (GRIP) the existence of YEM has been so impactful, and has been identified for their good deeds

A Global Force for Good

With a passionate commitment to making a positive difference on a global scale, YEM stands as a beacon of hope and opportunity for youth everywhere.

Our impactful programs transcend borders, reaching far-flung corners of the world where the seeds of change are sown and nurtured. From bustling urban centers to remote rural villages, our teams and members work tirelessly to uplift, inspire, and transform lives.

Through the unwavering dedication of our teams and the unwavering support of our host GLOBAL RURAL INITIATIVE AGAINST POVERTY (GRIP), partners and stakeholders, YEM has achieved remarkable milestones that have reverberated far and wide. From providing access to education and training opportunities to fostering cross-cultural exchange and dialogue, our initiatives have left an indelible mark on countless lives, both young and old

At the heart of YEM mission lies a deep-rooted belief in the power of youth to shape the world around them. Through our programs, we empower young people to harness their potential, embrace their passions, and become catalysts for change in their communities.

Whether through leadership development initiatives, entrepreneurship support, or cultural exchange programs, we equip youth with the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to thrive in an ever-changing world.

As we reflect on our past achievements and look towards the future, we are reminded of the immense potential that lies within each and every young person. With your support, we can continue to amplify our impact, reaching even more individuals and communities in need.

Join us on this exhilarating journey of transformation and possibility with Youth  Empowerment Mobility. Together, we can build a brighter, more inclusive future for generations to come.

Inspire ➺ Empower ➺ Strength ➺


Several years ago, a generous grant from the GRIP Foundation, established in 2007, catalyzed the inception of YEM.

Despite the significant changes witnessed since 2007, our steadfast commitment to empowering the world’s youth remains unwavering. Aligned with our vision, mission, and values, we persist in our dedication to supporting young people worldwide.

We invite you to join us in investing in the future of youth.





At YEM, our approach revolves around collaboration, innovation, and impact. We prioritize:


At YEM, we are dedicated experts in youth and entrepreneur empowerment, fueled by passion and years of experience. Each day, we harness this expertise to empower young individuals, connecting them with transformative opportunities that shape their futures.

Get to know our dynamic team, including our executive team, staff, board of directors, diversity and inclusion council, and youthactionnet® alumni council.

Elder Samson Olawade

CEO & Founder

Team of volunteers working together to clean up a local park


YEM is sponsored and hosted by GRIP, a strong foundation that has over the years impacted and has now supported our mission in empowering the youth and entrepreneurs. At YEM we partner with coperate bodies, government bodies, religious bodies, and business organization of all sizes around the world to spread and support our mission in helping the youth foundation and youth association.

Join the Movement, Be the Change

Together, we can break barriers and build bridges to a more equitable world. By partnering with us, you're investing in sustainable change and demonstrating your commitment to social responsibility. Let's stand up, stand out, and make a difference together.

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