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In Mozambique, A Former Basketball Star Takes Aim at Youth Unemployment

Ilídio Caifaz, IYF’s Country Director in Mozambique, is charged with bringing about change.

Sustainable Clothing: Lessons from Chile

While criticism of the garment industry's social and environmental costs persists, Felipe Cortés Bravo is one young leader offering a solution.

Young Solarpreneurs Powering the Future

On a hot April day in the Tanzanian city of Moshi, located at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Adam Camenzuli is celebrating the arrival of 4,000 solar lighting kits. In a nation where 85 percent of people lack access to electricity, the kits will put Adam, Co-founder of KARIBU Solar Power, one step closer to his dream of making solar lighting available to rural communities across Africa who can’t afford it.

Crystal’s Song: A Message of Hope for Youth At-Risk

Music transports us. It touches our hearts. It can even unite us. But can a song help heal a painful past? For Crystal Goh, the answer is an unequivocal ‘yes.’