Kanava Youth is actively involved in carrying out programs and activities geared towards the rehabilitation and development of the vulnerable community as well as youth. Kanava Youth runs several programs aimed at developing the youth with the skills they need to function in the community without resorting to violent activities. Among the programs include, Capacity building programs, Somali adult literacy program, English language, music, sewing, arts, computer, health awareness programs such HIV/AIDS prevention & Stop TB programs and short courses designed to equip the youth to become electricians and plumbers are all part of the activities of the Organization.

The organization is currently partnering with ARC, Forum SYD SWEDEN, NRC, QATAR CHARITY, CANSUYU and ACTED for Livelihood, Protection, Orphan Cash Support, and Health/Nutrition interventions.