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AY Institute

AY Institute (formerly known as Active Youth) is a Lithuania-based for-purpose organisation that unites young leaders, thinkers and doers, those who seek change and those who make change.

🔥 Our mission: bring change within communities, organizations and policies by implementing innovative social initiatives.

⚡ Our vision: building a skilled & socially responsible society.

2023 numbers at a glance:

Est. CO2 Emission in 2023
Trees planted
on our Udemy courses
Time spent on our webs

We focus on:


(1) Creating world-class resources on sustainable travel & events. (2) Giving speeches & workshops in conferences & for businesses. (3) Launched The Climate Museum, which toured the Baltics and educated over 40,000 people.

Skills & Competences

AY Skills seek for an open society, where everyone can realise their potential, address challenges and adapt with courage & creativity.

Equality & Inclusion

AY Human is about educating people to look beyond stereotypes & to create a world where it is safe to be yourself.

Health & Sports

AY Health aims to engrave the idea that sports are not about medals. It’s about personal glory, growth & a community.

Recent AY Institute Projects

The project intends to raise awareness, understanding, and introspection amongst youth about privilege and social inequality.
The project seeks to create a special programme in which youth workers would include seniors in their work with youth (or youth would join the activities in the seniors’ centres).
The aim of the project is to increase knowledge about mental health and give tools and techniques to prevent/postpone mental illness to youngsters the public overall. This will allow to decrease stigma about people with mental illness and increase and promote/support the mental well-being of the youngsters.
The project aim was to give youth workers the training necessary to be able to lead capoeira therapy sessions.
The project aimed to enhance youth’s ability to make conscious decisions about their sexuality and relationships, as well as their well-being and health.
This project aimed to raise awareness about entrepreneurship in rural areas, provide youth with the skills on how to identify the business opportunities that exist in rural areas & develop new ideas.
The main goal of this project is to make sure that NGOs and young people are aware of the successful means of integration through youth work and understand their ability to help the DP through various (social) activities.
The main aim of the project was to boost youngsters’ empathy, respect and social responsibility concerning older generations, as well as help to tackle the problem of elderly isolation.
This project aimed to enhance youth workers knowledge about different research methods, setting up and running research studies to boost their performance at work.
Project’s mission was to create ideas on how to be more sustainable and live your life more eco-friendly.
Gediminas Kondrackis

What does AY Institute do? We’re architects and implementors of social ideas & initiatives.

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Gedas Kondrackis, director

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