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Why We’ve Integrated Health Screenings & Sex Ed into This Employability Training in Mexico

We were there to focus on job training, but young men and women were telling us stories of abusive relationships, early pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and other high risk behaviors.

How Two Young Kenyans Used Soccer to Gain a Foothold in the Construction Industry

With this knowledge and experience, this young man and woman have landed jobs in a growing sector.

3 Lessons for Increasing & Sustaining Women’s Participation in Vocational Training

Despite a higher earning and promotion potential in industrial sectors, women aren't accessing these jobs. How do we get more women enrolled?

Raising the Bar for Youth Services

The Urabá region of northwest Colombia is a land of contradictions. In this tropical paradise, many people lack access to decent housing and proper nutrition. Nearly half of youth here are unemployed. To help meet their needs, Integridad Confianza Excelencia Nobleza Fe (ICENF), a community-based organization, provides vocational training, career guidance, and job placement support.