Job Placement

Trained in Hospitality Skills, Jordanian Youth Seize Opportunities in the Restaurant Trade

“I love restaurants,” says 20-year-old Iyad, who grew up in the city of Irbid, 70 kilometers north of Amman, Jordan. “I always wanted to study in the hospitality industry, but I didn’t have the opportunity,” adds the youth, who often borrowed his mother’s recipe...

YouthMap Uganda Internship Program: Beatrice's Story

YouthMap has provided opportunities for young Ugandans like Beatrice to develop new skills, gain experience, and build their networks in order to be better placed to break into the country's competitive job market and to earn a livelihood.

YouthMap Uganda Internship Program: Joel's Story

After Joel completing an internship with FICA Seeds, Inc., the company retained the YouthMap participant as an employee.The YouthMap Internship Program has provided opportunities for young Ugandans to develop new skills, gain experience, and build their networks in order to be better placed to br

YouthMap Uganda Internship Program: Rose's Story

Graduate Rose worked her way up from being an intern to a full-time employee at DFCU Bank.The initiative's internship program has provided opportunities for young Ugandans like her to develop new skills, gain experience, and build their networks in order to be better placed to break into Uganda's

Through YouthMap, Young Ugandan Begins on His Career Path

“I now feel confident that I can compete for an entry level job in any non-governmental organization with the skills and experience that I have gained,” says Nicholas Bushaijah, an altruistic 23-year-old Ugandan from Kampala who has always dreamed of a career in the NGO sector. His high level of...

YouthMap Uganda Interns Find Jobs & Success in Banking

An important part of any livelihoods program is financial responsibility, and no one knows this better than the YouthMap interns at Development Finance Company of Uganda Bank Limited (DFCU). At the bank, Amon Niibo (24), Mary Nabulime (24), Denis Osuna (...

Ugandan Bank Invests in Youth

As the World Economic Forum continues this week, the leaders gathered in Davos have focused their conversations on the rising threat of unemployment and how to create livelihood opportunities, particularly in...

Thousands of Palestinian Youth Benefit from Career Guidance Services

More than 4,000 Palestinian youth have benefited from career guidance services through Youth Entrepreneurship Development (YED), a five-year initiative of the International Youth Foundation (IYF)...

Internship Opens Doors to Success in Uganda

“The YouthMap internship has groomed me to be a competent professional,” says Richard Mpagi, age 28, who is excelling in his...

Frustration Turns to Hope in Uganda

By the age of 26, Rebecca Ajambo had lost all hope of securing employment. In her community, she was referred to as a “graduate failure”—someone who has gone to...