Youth Against Irregular Migration (YAIM) works towards the following aims and objectives:

  • to minimize (youth) involvement in irregular migration from The Gambia;
  • to challenge the mindset of considering migration as the only viable way to fulfillment;
  • to build the capacity, self-confidence and self-reliance of Gambian youths and returnees;
  • to advocate for safe, regular and accessible migration opportunities;
  • to participate in and inform decision-making at various levels;
  • to advance and achieve youth empowerment and youth representation;
  • to advocate for sustainable agriculture and encourage greater youth involvement in this sector;
  • to promote gender equality and women empowerment and representation.


What is achieved beyond is achieved within.