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.
Gain insight into the realities of young women around the world and opportunities for continued progress.
Inclusive market systems development can go a long way to helping achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal five: gender equality and empowering women and girls.
To the layperson, using a laser to beam energy from the moon to earth sounds like science fiction.
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.
Meet two staff members from our Jordan office whose standout performance won them Employee Excellence Awards.
This determined young self-starter is persevering in a country that is literally running out of money.
As we near Inauguration Day, I see three priorities for the development community in 2017 and beyond.