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Koshin Muktar

Leaders Africa 2019





Koshin Muktar is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance for Youth Progress (AYP). AYP is a non-governmental organization that carries out youth development projects; it envisions a peaceful and prosperous Somalia where the rights of every citizen are protected. Koshin believes in a participatory and inclusive government that addresses the needs of all people including youth, women, and disabled. He is passionate about youth economic empowerment. Koshin’s civic hero is Barack Obama.