Project Details

Catholic Dioces of Awka


The proposed Youth Village project envisions the creation of a vibrant and comprehensive community dedicated to nurturing the potential of young individuals. This innovative initiative seeks to provide a holistic environment that fosters personal growth, skill development, and community engagement among the youth. The project aims to address various aspects of a young person's life, including education, skill-building, mental and physical well-being, social interaction, and artistic expression..

Proposed Youth Village


  • Education Hub
  • The Youth Village will house a state-of-the-art educational facility offering both formal academic education and specialized courses. Partnerships with local schools, colleges, and universities can provide a wide range of learning opportunities, from traditional subjects to vocational training.

  • Skill Development Centers
  • Workshops, training centers, and maker spaces will offer practical skills such as coding, craftsmanship, culinary arts, and more. These centers can help youth explore their interests and develop marketable skills that prepare them for a competitive job market.

  • Health and Well-being
  • A strong focus on physical and mental well-being is essential. Facilities like sports arenas, fitness centers, yoga studios, and counseling services can contribute to the overall health of the youth.

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Encourage innovation and entrepreneurship through incubation centers and mentorship programs. This allows young people to develop and implement their creative ideas, fostering a culture of self-reliance.

  • Community Farming and Sustainability
  • Teach sustainable practices through community farming, gardening, and eco-friendly initiatives. This not only imparts valuable agricultural knowledge but also instills a sense of responsibility toward the environment.

  • Cultural and Artistic Expression
  • Create spaces for artistic endeavors such as performing arts theaters, galleries, and music studios. This allows youth to explore and showcase their creative talents, fostering cultural enrichment.

  • Social and Civic Engagement
  • Encourage active citizenship through clubs, organizations, and community projects. This fosters a sense of responsibility and empathy toward societal issues.

  • Technological Advancements
  • Integrate technological advancements for e-learning, digital skills, and remote collaboration. This ensures that the youth are well-prepared for the digital age.