In partnership with DFID, USAID, and the Embassy of Sweden, the Zimbabwe:Works initiative reached nearly 29,000 youth with entrepreneurship, work readiness, and life skills training. Of that group, 61 percent were women.
Young people are showing us the many ways they can contribute to their communities: they can lead, solve problems, make better lives for their families. But too many young people lack the opportunities, resources, role models, and basic chances they deserve. Watch an animation created in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.
In Zimbabwe, young people can't rely solely academic qualifications. Country-wide economic hardships have forced many youth to be innovative and venture into the informal economy, or rely on luck to earn an income. Watch how Nicolai and Rudo used the resources of the Zimbabwe:Works initiative to create success.
Listen to young people explain about the power of Passport to Success® life skills training in Mozambique. In this video, students participating in the Escolhas initiative, a partnership of IYF and Mozal, came together for a career fair.