Tonga National Youth Congress

Background

  • Founded in 1991 as an initiative from the church leaders, government and community

  • Purpose is to address issues which directly affect youth lives and it’s development

  • It has six main office branch located in each island groups.

Vision:- A well develop healthy nation in which youth is value as the most important resources to contribute to the development of it’s country.

Mission:- To better the well being of young people of the Kingdom of Tonga through programs that promote responsibility, citizenship, community services and leadership

 

 

Youth Top 10 Issues

1. Unemployment

2. Low Self Esteem

3. School Drop Out

4. Environmental Issues

5. HIV/AIDS & STI

6. Drugs Alcohol & Substance Abuse

7. Access to market and information

8. Crime and Delinquency

9. Generation Gap

10. Family, Religions and Culture