Daily Archives: 13 April 2015

Belize: Helping marginalized youth find their independence

Not long ago a high school diploma seemed out of reach for Rudolph Belisle, but now the 18-year-old is making plans to attend college. Along with 89 other young men, Rudolph is a graduate of a youth engagement programme, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), that provides pathways to employment and re-entry into

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Boosting youth entrepreneurship in East Africa

Over the past five years, The Youth to Youth Fund (Y2YF) has supported youth entrepreneurship at the community level across Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya. Local youth-led organizations have been awarded 149 grants to pilot and replicate innovative projects that help young people set up micro-enterprises in niche markets. The Fund is a scheme run by

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