About Us

The Young Aviators Club of Africa (YACA) is a premier African aviation club for young people with the purpose of nurturing and developing the next generation of aviation professionals.

Vision

Nurturing young aviators to global excellence.

Mission

To create interest among the youth by using aviation’s motivational power to thrill, stimulate and encourage them to set, commit and achieve their goals in education and personal development.

Diversity and equity inclusion

YACA is committed to the collective work and intentional investment necessary to consistently move in the direction of equity and inclusion.

Human potential inspires us

We operate from a growth mindset, believing that with hard work, dedication, and support, we can help develop in ways that bring us closer to achieving our goals.

Our Values

Excellence

We strive to be strategic and resourceful, working with passion, integrity and urgency. We hold ourselves accountable to measurable outcomes as a foundation of our work.

Collaboration

We foster high commitment relationships between our mentors and mentees, our partners, and our staff. We seek to build a culture of transparency, humility and trust

Expert Advice

We commit to continuous expert advice to learn and aspire our model for our champions according to our mission.

Quality Assurance

We help build stronger communities by providing the opportunities to participate in a flexible and meaningful volunteer experience, and create pathways to career development for the youth we mentor.

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Objectives

Our objectives is to bring together youth interested in aviation through mentorship and nurture their dreams and spirit of aviation by;

  • Developing interest.
  • Carring out mentorship programs.
  • Building relationships.
  • Linking experts in our programs.
  • Investing in learning resources.
  • Building networks.

Priming them for entry into the aviation industry to ensure continued availability of trained and experienced aviation professionals.

Inculcate a culture of safety operations and professional maintenance, adhering to approved set standard procedure.

Providing information on aviation career paths and seek mentorship programs in the industry.

Promote good ctizenship by instilling national values and being ambassadors of peace.

Transit youth from academia to the industry.

Develop their physical and mental health.

We reach out to more than 35,000 young people

Each year, the youth we reach benefit bigger and better. Join us to support and expand our work.