YEAN (Youth Education Activities on NCDs) project is a partnership project between MEDSAR (Medical Students Association of Rwanda) and IMCC (International Medical Cooperation Committee)-RWANDA. It is a two years project that aims at lifestyle change to beat NCDs. YEAN project is implemented in two cities (Kigali and Huye) of Rwanda in relation to two campuses of medicine and we conduct teaching sessions in 5 high schools and 5 health centers and Umuganda both in Kigali and Huye. We also advocate for implementation of monthly sport day and smoking area in university of Rwanda and lastly, implementation of kitchen gardens in all secondary school we work with.
We also provide capacity building to the members of MEDSAR and girls empowerment