Livelihoods

US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights & Labor Visits Youth:Work Jordan

For two hours, ten youth participating in Youth:Work Jordan (YWJ), a five-year initiative working to improve livelihood and development opportunities for vulnerable youth, had the chance to share their accomplishments, challenges, and aspirations...

IYF Interviewed on National Public Radio: Program Spotlights Youth-Led Uprisings in Arab World

The International Youth Foundation’s Vice President of Work Programs Awais Sufi and IYF Board Member Raghda El Ebrashi helped lead a lively and far-ranging discussion around events unfolding across the Arab region that was broadcast on the internationally syndicated public radio program,...

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan Opens Youth Leadership & Livelihoods Conference

On October 7, 2010, Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan opened the International Youth Foundation's Youth Leadership & Livelihoods Conference with a video message in which she called for leaders in all sectors to mobilize and ensure today's youth are healthy, productive and engaged citizens.

IYF Releases 4th Edition of YOUth Magazine

Today’s 12-24-year olds represent the world’s most promising younger generation. In the years ahead, they will face daunting challenges and extraordinary opportunities. But what direction will their lives take? How can we best support them? Is time running out? These are among the prominent...

Bridgeit

Bridgeit uses mobile technology to transmit educational video content to under-resourced primary schools in Tanzania. These videos, along with interactive lessons and learner-centered teaching, are changing the classroom experience in 150 Tanzanian schools.

New IYF Publication Highlights Strategies for Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship

How do you promote entrepreneurship among disadvantaged youth, especially in low-income communities where resources are few and youth are largely considered ‘unbankable?’ The answer to this question is the subject of ...