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Welcome to The International Award For Young People Nigeria, we are excited that you took the time to visit our website and learn about the programs that exist to support the youth in Nigeria aged 14-24.

The International Award for Young People Nigeria (also known as The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award) is the most successful youth empowerment program in the world. Our framework is used by youth organizations, schools, religious organizations and youth correctional facilities.

The Award in Nigeria is committed to the emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual and social development of young people. Our mission is to inspire, guide and support young people in their self-development and recognize their achievements.

On behalf of our Trustees, Thank you for your support as we endeavour to make a difference in the life of Nigeria’s youth.

Warmest Regards,
National Director
Toyin Odu
National Director
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logo CHRYSALIS YOUTH FOUNDATION (Chrysalis) is registered under the laws of Nigeria as a not for profit organization dedicated to carrying out activities to promote youth development in Nigeria. It is licensed by the London-based Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation (The Foundation) to implement the Award in Nigeria under the approved name - "The International Award for Young People Nigeria"

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The International Award for Young People Nigeria

The Award was introduced to Nigeria in the 1970s, but was not launched officially until 1986. The Award has however in recent years extended its reach and continues to reach young people and in 2013, 1500 young people had successfully completed their Award.