The Southern African Association of Youth Clubs (SAAYC) was established in 1937. It is a membership organisation that provides support and coordinates activities for its members, the youth clubs.
SAAYC is a Non-Profit Organisation (024/722 NPO) and is registered as a Section 21 company approved Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) for purposes of Section 18A Tax deductible donations.
Our Mission is “To facilitate and implement integrated youth development programmes through collaboration with strategic partners for the benefit of our members and young people in South Africa.”
Our Vision is “Young people live their dreams.” This is through skills development trainings offered to encourage young people to be self-sustaining, provide leadership for their clubs, develop their governance structures at youth club level, and become responsive to community engagement needs.
Our core programmes are Research and Information Management, Advocacy, Capacity building, Information Hub and Centre Based Activities.