YAO is a Non-governmental organization working for benefit of Youth, Women, and Children. YAO was found in 2001 with following objectives in mind:
Supporting the most vulnerable people and to build a brighter future for youths.
Making changes to the lives of people in the community.
Working togetherness for socio-economic development to the target societies through strengthening their capacity and providing humanitarian services to ensure that human rights of all persons are secure of in their enjoyment of their freedom that are necessary in dignified living.
Life of freedom and dignity to everyone regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, age and religion and free from violence and human rights abuses in Iraq, justice and peace is our vision.