In our work in East Africa, we often see the need to support informal jobs, entrepreneurship, and access to finance. Read insights from The MasterCard Foundation's new report on mixed livelihoods and some key lessons for program design.
We were there to focus on job training, but young men and women were telling us stories of abusive relationships, early pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and other high risk behaviors.
With this knowledge and experience, this young man and woman have landed jobs in a growing sector.
IYF is grateful for their hard work for the benefit of the world's young men and women.
When this company hired 21-year-old Nouran, management recognized the need to invest in the practical amenities necessary to bring on women staff members and create a welcoming environment.
We know investing in youth livelihoods can produce long-term positive outcomes, but how do we make sustainable change in complex systems at scale and in a resource-constrained environment?
Learn about a unique initiative that combines soccer with life skills and in-demand technical training.
Thumeka has always loved working on cars, and now she's making it her career.
Nazik El Yaalaoui knows that getting a job is one thing; moving up in the ranks is another.
To close the gender wage gap and promote women’s economic mobility, women need increased access to traditionally male-dominated jobs.