ASDA is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation concerned with civil society issues, particularly promoting equality of opportunities and good relations between persons of different racial groups. The organisation was established in 2000 in Helsinki, Finland. The organisation’s mission is to provide guidance, health, social, educational, vocational and character development of youth in general through the offering of structured activities such as short and long courses, homework support, field trips, sports, training, seminars, cooperation development with underdeveloped countries.

Our Aims

To provide a safe and structured environment in which all youth can associate with their peers ASDARY cares for all generations regardless of their gender, age or ethnic background

Our Objectives

To promote youth diversity and understanding that young people naturally seek excitement, friendship and support,
youth empowerment through education and employment.

Our Values

ASDA ry is an open organisation with over 500 members from different ethnic backgrounds including native Finns ASDA has organised and participated in more than 30 EU youth programs since 2005,

Inspire, Create and Empower

ASDA participating with group of four youngsters and supervisor “Inspire, Create and Empower” -Youth Exchange in Calabria Italy. Great days with great international groups of youngsters and partners.

Digital and Critical Women of 21st Century

We have successfully conducted the Kick Off meeting of the Digital and Critical Women of 21st Century project in Van, Turkey, in between 23-26 May 2022. The general aim of this project is to turn the disadvantaged women in the societies into digital and critical readers which will equip…

Youth Against Discrimination

ASDA participating Youth Exchange – Youth Against Discrimination organised by Millenium Georgia in Batumi, Georgia 20.-29.3.2022 with youth groups from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.

ASDA RY Services 


In offering support to informal groups of young people, youth associations and non-governmental organizations working with immigrants and youth communities
at-risk of social exclusion


In monitoring and contributions to the development of educational and social programs and policies

Training & Support

The organization has 22 years of experience in Adult Education Health programs, Culture and Youth
development projects, Development Cooperation projects.