Meet our 2023 Youth in Development Fellowship cohort!. These seven inspiring fellows from seven countries have been selected for their venture ideas focusing on health, education, psychosocial supports, agriculture, and environment and climate protection. The Youth in Development Fellowship equips fellows with the skills and knowledge to lead effective social change initiatives, and our previous fellows have gone on to create successful social ventures and lead programs that have transformed their communities’ social and economic landscapes.
Impact Toolbox is a digital social venture incubator providing emerging leaders and idea-stage social enterprises with equitable opportunities to learn, connect and access resources to transform their ideas and passion for social change into viable community development projects and businesses. Our incubation program offers individualized […]
We are thrilled to announce the 2022 class of the Youth In Development Fellows. The youth in development fellowship provides emerging civic leaders and social entrepreneurs with the skills and tools to lead social change initiatives effectively. Alumni of this program have gone ahead to […]
Venture: Farmer Evolve (Uganda) Founder: Brenda Nakanwagi Testimonial: Farmer Evolve is an initiative that has set out to alleviate poverty among smallholder farmers and promote food security. They are doing this through Agricultural Training and Financing. They train farmers’ better farming methods, after which we […]
Venture: Ni’mah Andre Foundation Founder: Iresalewa Muhammed-Bello Impact: Fully paid for over 80 medical emergencies through crowdfunding Funds raised: $40k + Story: Ni’mah Andre foundation is a non-profit organization with a core focus on driving inclusivity and access to quality medical care for all, especially […]
In 2006, four thousand workers at the Nigeria Telecommunication (NITEL) lost their jobs. John Fatoye’s father was one of them. At the time, John was in his second year of junior school. It didn’t take long before he began to feel the impact of financial […]
The Youths (ages of 15 to 35) make up 40% of Africa’s population, thus, the youngest population in the world. Lately, many youths have begun to participate in developing the continent through entrepreneurship and sustainable development initiatives. Some of the enterprises do not survive the […]
Venture: U-Recycle Founder: Oluwaseyi Moejoh Website: www.urecycleinitiative.org/ Story: Oluwaseyi Moejoh is the founder of the U-recycle Initiative. U-recycle Initiative is a social enterprise that educates schools and communities about the value of recycling by creating programs and proffering deep-rooted solutions to make recycling waste more […]