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CINTA Foundation Focuses on Economic Empowerment for Uganda

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By Trudy Masembe (Featured photo:  Children’s Welfare Outreach program  in Katanga Slum Area) Trudy (Gertrude) Masembe works with CINTA Foundation Uganda, a registered Non-Government Organization focused on Economic Empowerment, Education support, and Youth skills training and mentorship. The organization’s focal program areas are geared to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1, 4, and 8, namely No poverty, Quality education, and decent …

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Game Changer: Cassia Moraes (Brazil)

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Cassia is the Founder and CEO of Youth Climate Leaders, a social enterprise that trains and connects young people with networks and opportunities to start their careers as climate leaders. She has experience working on sustainable development and international cooperation in the public, private, and third sectors. Previously, she has served as Deputy Executive Coordinator at the Brazilian Forum on …

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Networking Connections in The Introducer – Developing Youth as Global Citizens

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Big Impact News:  This edition produced an opportunity for The Introducer and its companion networks (The Frontrunners League of Social Impact Innovation & The Frontrunners Youth Impact League) to partner with a featured game-changer, Dr. Osita Aniemeka, to work on an issue shared by many of the game-changers featured here. Calls are being set up now to start the process …

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Youth Impact Game Changer: Varsha Ajmera (Malaysia)

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Varsha Ajmera is the Chief Operations Officer of the World Youth Foundation (WYF) and She is Training Young Leaders. WYF is “an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations” and an NGO associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information. WYF was launched in 1994 with the aim to promote research, …