Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

Is YAI a 501.c.3 organization?

Yes, YAI is a registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a 501.c.3 organization.  All donations made by individuals in the US are therefore tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.  Our tax exempt number is 59-3818995.

How can i donate?

Donations can be made online or by mail.   To get more details on how to make a donation to YAI, please visit our donation page

What is YAI's mission?

YAI’s mission is to increase digital literacy and computer proficiency for young people in postwar African countries. We achieve our mission by establishing computer labs for high school students and hosting various digital literacy workshops and trainings.

Can I donate from outside the US?

Yes, you can donate to YAI from anywhere in the world. Donations can be made via our secure donation page.   

Where does money go when I donate?

YAI has dedicated staff and volunteers in the United States, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Our people are at the core of our ability to make an impact in the places where we work.  In order to ensure that a majority of donations go directly into program activities, Youth Action International is run by a very small team. Our model ensures that 90% of donation goes directly into the programs. For every $1 donated, $0.90 goes into digital training for young people.

Where can I find financial information?

Information on YAI’s finances can be found online via Guidestar. YAI has earned a platinum seal of approval from that organization. The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. Check out YAI’s financials on Guidestar>>>