Supporting Young People To Create Positive Community Impact Through Volunteering

I believe that communities can develop when young people take the initiative to solve problems. Sometimes, taking the initiative can be difficult unless there’s someone to hold your hand and support you along the journey. I’m hoping to do just that.

Years ago, I regularly raised donations and volunteers and together we executed several community-based projects (Here's a short video of one of these projects - A story of transformation). What I learnt from this experience is that as individuals if we are passionate about issues and willing to act, people will support us.

My objective through the Hands-On programme is to support young people (18 to 35 years), who are passionate about community issues and willing to act. If this sounds like you, please read on and let’s set the ball rolling.

Iso Bassey


Support young people to create positive community impact through volunteering. 


1. Bring about positive development in communities through volunteering

2. Mobilize and support young people to be agents of social good

3. Create a peer-to-peer learning environment that will enhance leadership skills of young people 


Hands-On is a  programme for young people between the ages of 18 – 35 who are passionate about issues affecting their communities and who are willing to spearhead positive change through volunteering. We believe that volunteering can make a big difference to communities and can help young people discover more about themselves and open them up to new and exciting opportunities.

We offer an opportunity for young people to grow their skills through training and peer to peer learning in the following key areas:

1. Harnessing community resources

2. Volunteering skills

3. Project management

We aim to support three social good projects per year that harness the power of volunteering to bring about change that affects communities positively. 

Applicants aged 18 – 35 years will be selected through a competitive process. We shall be watching out for two things. PASION and IMPACT.

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