As an important part of local communities, it is important that youths have the tools and resources to positively impact their future and communities.
Organising for Better Tomorrow (OBT) is a non – partisan initiative of Oduduwa Rights that brings the next generation together to organise community-based actions that would guarantee a better tomorrow for youths and their communities.
Organising for Better Tomorrow (OBT), aims to help the youth’s potential as an active citizen and equipped them to build a brighter future that addresses the significant challenges of today.
OBT actions support:
Youth civic engagement and leadership
Socio-economic development in community
Development of cultural life
Contribution to the deepening of the rule of law and application.
Promoting the application of new technologies in agricultural and non-agricultural economy.
Promoting youth activities and initiatives.
Support the non-formal education of citizens through training, conferences, and events
Development of practical skills, and
Use of social networking and new media as a tool for its operations.
OBT is a grassroot membership-based community initiative, mobilising youths with various social stance as active members in participating communities.
OBT runs a six-week orientation programme to help the new members (youths) to take inventory of themselves, their strengths and weaknesses, desires, and passions in life. It educates the youths on how to become an active OBT community member and organizer. The OBT six-week membership orientation training programme cover governance, leadership, community development, fundamental rights, cultural values, and self-development.
The Organising for Better Tomorrow (OBT) operates in Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti, Lagos, Edo, Kwara, Kogi and Delta States of Nigeria, and the Republic of Benin. It is managed by Oduduwa Rights and its development partners. Oduduwa Rights is an international organisation working for the broad interests of the Oduduwa people in Nigeria and beyond. It ensures the Oduduwa peoples’ rights are respected, protected, and fulfilled.
OBT membership is only available for the people
between the age of 18 to 35 years.