AeN is the brainchild of a consortium of 11 civil society organizations committed to maximizing the realization of youth’s aspirations for their future through capacity building, mentoring and meaningful engagement of youth. AeN aims to create a critical mass of youth that is able to drive positive social change within their communities. AeN aims to impart a holistic training that equips youth with the necessary skills and knowledge to think critically and analyze issues in their communities. It also aims to enable youth to undertake social action and campaigns to address issues that are relevant to their communities and environment. In addition AeN is committed to create a large network of trained and skilled youth committed to positive social change.