David Samikwa is a young leader from Mwanza who is a strong advocate for climate change, sexual reproductive health and rights issues. Programs coordinator for TIKAMBE Youth Organisation, David is a Youth champion in SRHR and vice secretary for Mwanza civil society organisations network. As a young a person in a country with a youthful population and a high youth unemployment rate, he feels that he has a big role to play and ensure that these youths are accorded the opportunity to contribute positively to the economic development of the country rather than to be a burden. David believes that there are many opportunities in the country which if utilised well can contribute to a significant improvement in the fight against climate change, among others. He has been advocating for improved health service delivery, access to SRHR services at both district and national level, climate change issues, thin plastics and clean energy through a number of platforms including the print and electronic media outlets.