Youth represent a substantial part of the membership of Red Cross for its Humanitarian commitment. Young volunteers can make a significant contribution to meet the needs of the most vulnerable People within their local communities through Red Cross youth programme. This has been designed to involve young people as much as possible in the movement and its activities not only as workers and also as beneficiaries, but as partners in management.
The programme focuses on the following areas
To promote life and health through training and education on safety, primary health care and healthy living
To encourage community service through training and education
To promote international friendship with activities that cultivate a humanitarian spirit
Technical support in the development of youth programmes, fund-raising, identification of material and human resources