Almameh Mennah,
Gambia - Cohort 2, Civic Leadership

Impact: Policy and Advocacy champion

After YALI, Almameh was able to initiate a youth advocacy group for diversity, which was successful with diverse youth groups working towards gaining respect for differences existing between schools and communities. In addition, YALI has significantly improved Almameh’s networking capacity and enabled him to take advantage of partnering with his fellow YALI alumni to lobby for business grants to do business and utilize the entrepreneurship skills learned at YALI.

Almameh is Secretary General of the Maranata Youth Association. He is also the chairman of Gambia Advocacy Group for Diversity, and currently serving as the Vice President of Gambia Ports Authority Staff.