Our work is based on the needs of young people and the continent. LEAP Africa’s leadership programmes contribute to aspects of Vision 2063 as well as SDG goals 4, 8, 10, 16 and 17. Our programmes fill important gaps in education to improve learning outcomes for students through our leadership and life skills curriculum; contributes to economic development and reduces unemployment through our social innovators programme and support systems that help young people transition from school to work; contributes to reducing inequalities by targeting girls and youth from marginalised communities; raises ethical standards by demanding civic participation in governance and works in partnership with government ministries, development partners, teachers, school administrators, academics as well as policy actors and practitioners.
LEAP has a rich history working with established entrepreneurs through the CEOs Forum, providing ethics trainings, and supporting business leaders. Beyond its programmatic activities, building ecosystems and youth advocacy, the organization is known for thought leadership in business sustainability and youth development and has published 11 books to date. These are toolkits and guides on a range of topics such as ethics, governance, talent management, succession planning to corporate culture.