Welcome to the official website of The African Centre for Rural Youth Empowerment (ACRYE).
The African Centre for Rural Youth Empowerment focuses on empowering the youths living in rural areas as Nigeria’s rural communities are endowed with youth (that is, young men and women between 13 and 30 years of age, who constitute over 32 percent of rural population.
It has been a major problem to retain this potent force in the rural areas as they continue to migrate to urban centers hoping for a better life, which is not usually attainable read more...
The African Centre for Rural Youth Empowerment (ACRYE) was conceived and presented by Dr. Dixon Olutade Torimiro as his country’s action programme during his participation at the German Government/FAO’s sponsored 21st International Rural Youth Leaders Training Workshop held in the Bavarian Farmers’ Union Centre, Herrsching, Germany between June and July, 2002 read more...
ACRYE's Operational Strategies
ACRYE's CORE PROGRAMMES
- Talents and Entrepreneurship Development (TED)
- Apprenticeship Support (AS)
- Small Business Support Scheme (SBSS)
- Skills Acquisition Training (SAT)
- Scholarship Awards (SA)
- Partnerships and Fellowships (PF)
- Guardian and Counseling (G&C)