YOVENCO stands for Youth Volunteers for Development and Environment Conservation.
Youth Volunteers for Development and Environment Conservation (YOVENCO) was founded on 10th March 2001. It is a non-governmental, non-profit making and non-political organization with headquarters in Berbera; sub-offices in Hargeisa and Burao.
Over the years YOVENCO has been providing timely and relevant assistance to poor and vulnerable communities through the implementation of interventions in Social Livelihoods Development, Health Improvement, Child Protection, Youth Empowerment as well as the Conservation of the Environment.
YOVENCO is duly licensed to operate as a Non-Governmental Organization in the Republic of Somaliland by the Ministry of National Planning and Development.