Youth Outreach Programme Cameroon (YOP) is a youth association that works to empower young people with the skills they need to make informed decisions, thereby creating a better society where youths are healthy, responsible, and actively informed in the development process.

YOP connects young people to opportunities by:

Developing skills

skills determine your ability to execute your plans with success

Enhancing capacity

Youths obtain, improve, and retain the skills, knowledge and tools needed to be competent in their various roles

Building the future

Taking the responsibility to help youths shape and build their future.


Good Governance

Young people in Cameroon face an uphill task participating in the decision making process despite the existence of the National Youth Council, generally viewed as a youth wing of ruling party.

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

Youth Outreach Programme is responding to the increasing vulnerability of youths (especially girls) to adolescence development challenges such as; sexually transmittable diseases.

Community Education, Empowerment and Development (CEED)

Our mission in the area of CEED is to give young people the opportunity to showcase their abilities and join together as a team promoting development in their communities.


The Way Forward For the CNYC

By Desmond NJI

Mezam Divisional Delegate to the North West Regional Assembly of the CNYC

The Cameroon National Youth Council (CNYC) created in 2009 embodies assorted organisation that deal with youth issues. As an apolitical organisation; created due to the call for the active participation of youth in growth and development of their nations, the CYNC has striven all these years to ensure youth participation but not without some lapses.

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YOP believes that volunteerism is a major force in development. If you are a young person interested in any of our program areas.