Mission: We find lost minds and create better circumstances for them through mentoring and education.

Promoting Education

Through our Value for Education (V for E) campaign; academic tutorials; book pool projects; and scholarship programs, we promote education


We mentor persons within ages 11- 45, through seminars; weekly interactive forums/ mentoring classes held every Saturdays between 9:30am - 12noon

Skill Acquisition Programs (SAP)

Once a mentee completes our compulsory 3 months mentorship he/she chooses from our various SAP programs to acquire a skill of their choice.

Our team

Melva Uguru


Nkechi Melva Uguru is a legal practitioner, mentor, social entrepreneur and businessperson. She is innovative and passionate about the empowerment of young people. She is the founder of Kachem Young Initiative (KYI), a charitable non-governmental organization dedicated to helping young people realize and achieve their potentials through mentoring, education and skill acquisition.

Dr Chioma Edoga


Chioma Edoga is a medical doctor, wife and mother of 3 beautiful children. She has a passion for raising young people to connect to God, find their purpose, polish their talents, dream BIG, and achieve beyond their dreams. If the job involves steering the youth away from despair, and towards hope, purpose and fulfillment, then by all means, sign her up!

Chioma Ali


A writer, educator, and a social entrepreneur holds a bachelor of science in Microbiology from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and a M.Sc of Industrial Microbiology at the Ebonyi State University. She worked as Science tutor at the Institute of Continuing Education Agbor, inĀ  Delta state. She is passionate about helping oung people find purpose and currently a facilitator at Kachem Young Initiative

Okechi Nzedibe


Mrs Okechi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO/MD) of Histripes Nigeria Limited (Pharmaceuticals and Manufacturing). She is skilled at organisational leadership, strategic leadership, and team building. She is currently a mentor at Kachem Young Initiative.

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