Life Skills

Life Skills Training Sets Young Woman Motor Mechanic Apart

Thumeka has always loved working on cars, and now she's making it her career.

How Youth in Southern Morocco Are Serving Their Community

Youth in Foum el Oued are improving their community’s well-being by taking matters into their own hands.

This Combination Is Key to Work Readiness in South Africa

"We have to help give our learners and interns practical work experience and training."

Survey Confirms the Dramatic Effects of Life Skills Training for Employees

Hilton has seen the very real benefits of investing in life skills training for their team members.

A Good News Story Benefiting Thousands of Palestinian Youth

Success in absolute terms is elusive in Palestine, but one initiative has reached—and will continue to impact—thousands of young people there.

3 Priorities for Successful Positive Youth Development

A new whiteboard animation describes IYF's approach to youth development, including an emphasis on future-proof skills.

In Indonesia, an EquipYouth Trainee Redefines Role of Youth in Her Workplace

Employers in Indonesia have doubts about hiring young employees, but 18-year-old Lutfiati's confidence, reliability, and ease with clients prove she's an asset to her company.

In Indonesia, Employers Gain New Perspective on Hiring Youth

Employers in Indonesia are wary of hiring youth, but Lutfiati has proved her value to her company.

3 Ways Baltimore Youth Are Benefitting from Life Skills

I had the opportunity to join a PTS session, where I was able to experience firsthand the curriculum and young people in action. In just one morning, I saw moments of breakthrough and moments of struggle. Most importantly, I saw youth begin to expand their possibilities.

From Idleness to Opportunity in Kenya

“I had to drop out of secondary school because my aunt, my guardian, could not afford to educate me,” began Joseph Kinyanjui. “I hoped one day I would operate a big machine.” This 22-year-old graduate of the Sport for Kenyan Youth Employment initiative addressed an audience of project partners and construction firms, describing his initial idleness and current success.