Who We Are
The Yusuf Youth Initiative (YYI) was set up in 2004 by a group of young enthusiasts who are driven by the desire to work for their community and improve their society. The group have undertaken a number of community projects on a local and national scale.
Meet The Team
Faisal has been involved in youth and community work for over a decade and brings a wealth of experience to YYI. Having been a part of the organisation since its inception, Faisal has a deep understanding of the needs of the organisation and is in charge of the day to day running of all the projects.
Project Manager, Youth Work
Isa started off as a volunteer and after completing his studies as a Social Worker joined the team as the Youth Development Officer. He has experience and qualifications in outdoor activities and is responsible for developing and managing of our youth programmes and activities.
Dena started at FLA as a volunteer before moving into the administration role and finally into her current role as Executive Assistant. Dena line manages the graphic designer, social media and administrative assistants, provides HR support and directly assists the CEO.
Ben helps draw up infographics, creates content for our social media and updates our websites.
Andrew provides administrative support and helps in our support cafes and community garden.
Social Media Assistant
Jack manages our social media content and provides administrative support. He is mainly based in our head office but he also enjoys helping in our community garden.
Bike Mechanics Assistant
Tyler works for the Bikeium project, providing bicycle repair and maintenance services for the community.