Entrepreneurship

Telling a New Story of Zimbabwe’s Youth

Fortune Sazola never thought she’d run a successful agribusiness until she enrolled in Zimbabwe:Works.

Telling a New Story of Zimbabwe’s Youth

Fortune Sazola never thought she’d run a successful agribusiness until she enrolled in Zimbabwe:Works. Learn how the USAID, and now also DFID, funded program, helped Fortune and thousands of other youth chart a new course for the future.

Agribusiness Opens Doors for Senegalese Youth

Three young women have started a business together. They are among 170 agricultural micro-enterprises started with support from the USAID-funded Jeunes Agriculteurs program.

Young Women Entrepreneurs Pave the Way in Senegal

Seizing an opportunity, these three woman launched a successful small business.

A Young Entrepreneur from Zimbabwe Interviews US President Obama


Sitting before an audience of business and government leaders, including the Chairperson of the African Union Commission and heads of state

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Investing in Young Entrepreneurs in the Kyrgyz Republic

Nurturing entrepreneurship is considered vital to the Kyrgyz Republic’s economic growth, particularly among young people who possess the creativity and drive required yet lack the essential knowledge to develop and pursue business ideas.

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Providing Solutions

Today's youth face unprecedented obstacles on the path to earning a livelihood and becoming productive, engaged citizens. IYF breaks down those barriers. We produced this video as part of our 2013 annual report.

Barclays Bank Bolsters Youth Entrepreneurship in Uganda

A thriving partnership between Barclays Bank and the International Youth Foundation (...

Life is Sweeter for One Young Entrepreneur in India

We offer this story of an enterprising young businessman in celebration of Global Money Week, a worldwide awareness campaign to engage the next generation in shaping their financial futures, coordinated by...

A Young Entrepreneur Hatches a Successful Poultry Business

After completing a university degree in engineering, Hamza, now 27, spent a year trying to secure a job in and around the Palestinian city of Hebron. Statistically, he was one of the 44 percent of Palestinian youth who are unemployed, over half of whom hold...