The President’s Award

The President’ Award for Youth Empowerment (TPA) creates opportunities for young people to develop character discover their purpose and determine their future to contribute towards nation building. The Programme provides a framework for non-formal education and has set guiding principles with proven outcomes for participants who complete the Programme.

The Programme delivers the following:

  • Targets 14-24 year olds across the socio-economic spectrum – from public and private schools, children’s homes, correctional centres, tertiary institutions etc.
  • Creates an experiential learning opportunities to help young people discover talents that do not necessarily show up in the classroom context.
  • Brings together practical experiences and life skills, confidence building, encouraging physical health and recreation and motivating participants to engage with their communities.

TPA is a full member of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award for Young People. The International Award Foundation oversees the Award Programme in over 140 countries globally, with 25 countries in Africa.