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Tyler Clark Helps Refugees Secure Paid Work That Changes Lives

In Africa, Employment, Podcast by Mary Kurek

Podcast Episode (Season 10, Episode 6) Tyler Clark is the Co-Founder of Zawadie, a platform that helps refugees at a camp in Malawi work as outsourced talent on projects like graphics, website design, social media management, and other tasks. The ultra-reasonable pricetag, teamwork protocol, high level of educated and quite talented workers, and founder management is amazing, but add in …

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Abdellah Aouf Creates Job Opportunities for Unskilled Youth Through the Unique GO Platform

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Education, Employment, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Abdellah Aouf is an Algerian entrepreneur based in the United States solving the issue of unskilled candidates in the job market through a platform that provides hand-picked matching and training solutions that benefit candidates and employers. GO Platform is a creative solution to a problem Abdellah realized in Algeria where tech-jobs weren’t being filled by the available workforce. They are …

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Francisca Noronha Builds Mozambique Youth Opportunities No Matter the Challenges

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek

Francisca Noronha is an African Youth Charter Hustler at the African Union (AU). Her mission in Mozambique is to advocate for youth and promote policies that allow for more opportunities for youth to live a good life. Francisca’s work extends to working on establishing monitoring and reporting mechanisms that tie to the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy with …

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MAXIMIZING THE POTENTIAL OF AFRICAN YOUTHS – THE TIME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO TAKE LEADERSHIP IS NOW

In Africa, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by ihelmadmin

Our new young friend, Mustapha Fofanah has sent out this passionate plea on behalf of African youths.  We share it here as we share in his hope for a brighter future for youth everywhere, but, especially in Africa, where (in the language of the Gates Foundation and other NGOs) there is a very large “*youth dependency burden.” *Definition. The youth …

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The United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network is Empowering Youth as Change Agents

In Education, Employment, Empowerment, Features 14, Stakeholders 14, Youth by Mary Kurek

In 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) launched its official youth initiative (SDSN Youth) to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions.  SDSN Youth educates young people about the challenges of sustainable development and creates opportunities for them to use their creativity and knowledge to pioneer innovative solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, …