Livelihoods

6 Steps to Initiating Bolder Youth-Driven Economic Growth in Africa

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?

The Woman Supporting Thousands of Young Entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe

From our conversation, it’s clear Chiromo is accustomed to navigating the ups and downs of her country’s economy.

What Communities in Kazakhstan Can Learn from Robot Battles

Gathered for English & STEM Fest, hundreds of members of the Atyrau community had fun exchanging ideas, creating, and learning new skills.

The Movement to Mobilize Youth Reconnection is Growing

Young people have been powerful agents of social change and key actors in movements that have transformed the course of human history.

What Motivates Millennials at Work?

To remain competitive, companies need strategies to attract, retain, and connect with millennials.

She’s Challenging Limits to Women’s Career Growth in Morocco

Nazik El Yaalaoui knows that getting a job is one thing; moving up in the ranks is another.

IYF's New CFO on Navigating Uncertain Times

Mike Pejcic, our new Chief Financial Officer, shares his reflections on sector trends, what he's learned from working in conflict zones, and how NGOs can persevere amidst uncertainty.

In Mozambique, A Former Basketball Star Takes Aim at Youth Unemployment

Ilídio Caifaz, IYF’s Country Director in Mozambique, is charged with bringing about change.

3 Ways to Increase Youth Apprenticeships in the United States

Not to be relegated as a thing of the past, apprenticeships represent a critical opportunity for the United States to fill its middle skills jobs gap.

The Story of Thumeka

Why did Thumeka choose motor mechanics? “I just love everything about it,” says the 20-year-old graduate of the College of Cape Town.