Entrepreneurship

Problem-Solving Entrepreneur Employs Fellow Youth in Zimbabwe

This determined young self-starter is persevering in a country that is literally running out of money.

The Woman Supporting Thousands of Young Entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe

From our conversation, it’s clear Chiromo is accustomed to navigating the ups and downs of her country’s economy.

2 Sides of Improving Access to Finance for Entrepreneurs in Tanzania & Mozambique

One resolution to the problem of youth financial inclusion in East Africa lies in slowly changing youth’s and banks’ perceptions of self-employment and loans.

How Retail Skills Help This Young Cook in Argentina

Her training in retail is helping this aspiring chef gets closer to her dreams of owning her own restaurant.

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.

What We Learned about Supporting Young Entrepreneurs in Tanzania

We had always planned to offer entrepreneurship toolkits, but along the way we learned valuable lessons about how best to provide them.

We Can’t Reach These 4 SDGs without Livelihoods for Youth

Strong new evidence underscores the necessity of increasing investment in youth economic opportunity. The recently released International Labour Organization (ILO) World Employment and Social Outlook for Youth 2016 report shows youth unemployment on the rise. According to the ILO, a lower than expected global growth rate, the lowest in developing countries in more than a decade, will leave an addition half million young people unemployed. The report points out that at least four United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will be reached much more easily if young people are employed in stable jobs.

Young People Tell Us How They Are Fighting Poverty & Driving Sustainability

On International Youth Day, the world's young people share their ideas and solutions for pressing global challenges.

Access to Finance for Young Entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe

When nearly three-quarters of the country lives in poverty, it’s not a lack of ideas or drive that can hold back young business owners. It becomes a question of money.

Changing the Odds for Palestinian Youth

The result of six years of work, this infographic offers a snapshot of the ‘continuum of care’ now available to guide Palestinian students as they consider their career goals and the steps needed to achieve them.