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THE NETWORK

Youth 4 Change involves more than 20 NGOs that advocate and act in favor of Youth integration across the world.

Discover here each NGO'S actions and information.

THE NETWORK

Youth 4 Change Network gathers today around 50 organisations of various sizes!

 

AMERICAS
AFRICA
EUROPE
MIDDLE EAST
ASIA
OCEANIA

9 NGOs

5 countries

BRASIL

Created in 2000

There is a lot of prejudice, opportunities, 

perspectives lacking for young people and adults with low education.

Through a training and vocational guidance center Arca do crescer promotes insertion and qualification for the labor market

For young people and adults from the favelas, from15 years old.

BRASIL

Created in 2000

Families from favelas cannot afford to pay for educational activities during school hours, making their children idle or exposed to social risks.

They provide a welcoming and safe space, which accompanies children in their emotional, educational and physical development, through socio-educational, sports and cultural activities.

For children and adolescents aged from 6 to 15 and their families residing in favelas. 

COLOMBIA

Created in 2013

Corpoemprende exists to solve the social challenges of Latin America through entrepreneurship and innovation. They do this from three work areas:

PROJECTS - STRATEGY - IMPACT MEASUREMENT 

the main goal of CE is to make people understand that innovation can be a tool to create systemic changes in our society.

ARGENTINA

Created in 1998

Their mission is to develop proposals for community intervention that contribute to social change, in the direction of building a more just society committed to the defense of common goods.

The organisation develops activities that allow young people to feel involved and responsible for their place of life.

BRASIL

Created in 2006

It's a global initiative that articulates the best practices and members of society, companies, governments and international agencies around the potential for transforming food. Hunger, waste, lack of opportunities and malnutrition are global challenges that demand joint actions.

Through training courses in gastronomy or entrepreneurship, Gastromotiva has already trained more than 5,900 young people in economic vulnerability who were looking for quality education and insertion - or reintegration - in the labor market.

BRASIL 

Created in 1998

It's an NGO working with girls between 17 and 24 years old from low income family, who have finished high school who received a 1,5 year training. The goal is for the youth to join the hostel profession. ​​

They have professional and educational programs, 2 technicals degrees, 40% practical, 60% theoretical. 

BRASIL, COLOMBIA

PERU

Created in 2006

It has the vision of becoming an innovative and dynamic NGO, structured on a professional, research and student basis, which will eventually become a model with high added value and leadership perspectives in the world of social development.

To develop and promote participatory projects with high social impact, which reduce economic vulnerability through innovation in social finance.

Created in 1990

Qosqo Maki is specialized in social education and, together with the children and youth of the streets, it co-manages an alternative service for a liberal education. This facilitates more opportunities for the children, as well as a development of skills, talents and abilities. 

The children and youth of the streets take part in the educational services. Based on their own capacities to transform and develop, they are being equipped with enough social competencies to build and develop their own personal lives, to assume responsibilities and reinforce their abilities

COLOMBIA

Created in 2006

A cultural exchange between French and Colombian culture that contribute to the growth of the population, through business management classes, which serve as elements for training and creating job opportunities. It promotes the economic development of the territory of Comuna 13, involving the inhabitants of the sector, through cultural projects; such as: art, food, dance, graffiti, among others. 

It allows tourists to discover Colombia and its culture in an original and fun way.

8 NGOs

10  countries

BURKINA FASO

MOZAMBIQUE, CHAD, GUINEA-BISSAU, DRC

Created in 2012

Created in 1992

EducommunicAfrik is a youth-led & oriented Organization that uses Media & Information Literacy as a strategy to address youth & their community challenges

Education of Youth about the media and communication. The objective is to reinforce the Youth’s ability to :

  • Analyze the content of media, to have a critical mind

  • Use the media: How to build and lead a campaign​

Help the most vulnerable populations to acquire the means to improve their living conditions on a lasting basis. To do this, ESSOR leads, in partnership with NGOs and local associations, development projects in education, training and professional integration, agricultural development and social orientation.

ESSOR supports actions aimed at target groups (children, teenagers, young people and adults, families, etc.)

EGYPT

Created in 2006

Etijah seeks to promote and facilitate the establishment of an equitable society in which all members (individuals, families and communities) have an opportunity to participate in building the social, political and economic infrastructure of Egypt.

Etijah aims to build capacities of governmental and non-governmental youth serving organizations so that it could provide a professional and a safe context for youth development in Egypt. 

CAMEROON

Created in 2012

Global Compassion is Cameroon based non-profit organization working in humanitarian issues such as education for children, potable water, community services and peacebuilding.

To promote strength and impact of 
communities through building the capacity of local groups to improve quality of life in Cameroon.

SOUTH AFRICA 

BURUNDI

Created in 2003

Created in 1998

Their mission is to enable disadvantaged youth to pull themselves and each other out of poverty and into tertiary education or employment. 

IkamvaYouth provides a safe space for learners to be after class ends, where they receive help with their homework and a host of other services and support to ensure they succeed.

The organization gathers more than 1000 members in Burundi​, they are training the youth to leadership, entrepreneurship, capacity building. They are developing some projects around rural zones and ecosystem / environment protection

The organization organize trainings, conferences, seminars to raise awareness.

AFRICA

Created in 2007

NAYD is an online community gathering active youths and NGOs from all over Africa to progress Youth empowerment, sharing ideas and projects, working together for a brighter tomorrow through NAYD BLOG, a member page, a web design service.

NAYD is an international network in Africa for African youths impacting positive change in the lives of Africans. They have representatives in almost all countries in Africa who link them with NGOs working with Youth.

BENIN

Created in2015

Solidarity and Initiatives for Sustainable Development" (SID-ONG), is working in the fields of: entrepreneurship of young people and women, protection of the rights of women and children, international volunteering, environmental protection and education.

Professional integration through the program “entrepreneurship for all” with practical training to help them become entrepreneurs and have a self-employed job at this end of the training. 

13 NGOs

2 countries

FRANCE

FRANCE

Created in 2015

ACINA's mission is to provide socio-professional support for new arrivals (refugees, migrants, etc.) in a very precarious situation in France.

The association fights against their exclusion in training and employment through its actions. Its projects seek to take into account the opportunities and needs in the regions and to promote the talents and skills of people while promoting their active inclusion in a sustainable manner.

Created in 2014

Our original goal was to create a place of expression and entertainment for young people. Quickly, and following a strong demand from Bagnoletais, our issues evolved towards local development and the realization of the potential of our youth.

The association is structured around 4 poles: Childhood & youth, Adults & families, Integration & training, Global animation; and after 5 years of existence, it has become a pillar for young people and for the town of Bagnolet.

FRANCE

FRANCE

Created in 2004-2005

Born from the merger of two major associations fighting against inequality of opportunity -Frateli & Passeport Avenir- the new structure works for a society where orientation, success in studies and professional integration do not depend on social origins , economic and cultural; for a society where success depends on social ties and civic engagement.

We want to demonstrate through our daily actions that Article 1 promotes diversity, living together, fulfillment and sharing of success, on a very large scale.

Created in 2014

Our vocation is to promote new digital technologies, creativity, entrepreneurship, the transmission of knowledge, as factors of social innovation, cultural and economic emancipation, and as engines of peace.

Because societal revolutions are everyone's prerogative, we want to develop creative, disruptive and intergenerational spaces of expression by relying on social inclusion through transmission and sharing. Thus we will participate in the design of a (finally) desirable future

FRANCE

Created in 2012

It aims to open for young people, whatever their educational or cultural background, whatever their social or geographical origins, a new republican path towards studies, towards employment or the creation of activity.

With its partners, it offers 700 of them, identified for their potential and the quality of their commitment, individualized support that allows them to overcome the educational, cultural, social, financial barriers linked to a disability, which hamper their future. 

FRANCE

Created in 2014

Our original goal was to create a place of expression and entertainment for young people. Quickly, and following a strong demand from Bagnoletais, our issues evolved towards local development and the realization of the potential of our youth.

The association is structured around 4 poles: Childhood & youth, Adults & families, Integration & training, Global animation; and after 5 years of existence, it has become a pillar for young people and for the town of Bagnolet.

FRANCE

FRANCE

Created in 2015

RDJEUNES aims to promote equal educational opportunities for young people from political districts of the city of Villeneuve Saint Georges, in a local context where 45.98% of the inhabitants are under 30 years old and where a large part of the population is particularly precarious, therefore more affected by educational inequalities linked to social origins.

RDJEUNES supports young people from working-class neighborhoods in their projects, whether they are school or professional with a priority given to the fight against dropping out of school, considering that this scourge is mainly at the origin of the difficulties of social and professional integration of these future adults.

Created in 2013

We are a social responsible company that intends to make digital a real lever of inclusion to reveal different talents underrepresented in the digital and the digital technical trades.

We support organizations so that their digital transformation remains inclusive, and we build efficient and responsible sites and applications for them.

Indirectly, we also act in the field of digital mediation and creative digital learning for children.

Inspired by the first bootcamps popping up all over Silicon Valley, they dream of a more inclusive and free French version with more women, and more recruits from different backgrounds and territories.

FRANCE

FRANCE

Created in 2017

The principle ? Re-mobilize young people in the care of Child Protection around an ambitious challenge: to create their ephemeral cooperative business.

A “TEAME” means 8 to 12 young people who are unemployed and who take the reins of their own business for 3 months. From the choice of their offer to its commercialization, young people gain skills and have a positive experience in the professional world. Coordinators, economic mentors and establishments are involved in supporting young people in their professionalization.

Created in 1994

We offer a commitment to several missions of general interest and as a team, to promote concrete learning about diversity over a period of 6 to 9 months, full time.

The Unis-Cité association is open to all young people aged 16 to 25 from all social backgrounds, all cultural origins, all levels of education.

FRANCE

BOSNIA

Created in 2012

YES Akademia is a citizen project aimed at young people, which implements an innovative course to allow them to gain confidence and achieve their dreams. Its vision is to create a virtuous spiral through which young people help each other to support the development of their communities. It accelerates the skills of young people from all backgrounds so that they develop their entrepreneurial spirit and change their perspectives locally and globally.

YES connects young people and communities across the world and creates emulation through formal and informal learning such as civic service, social entrepreneurship, civic engagement, development education, and cultural exchanges. 

Created in 1997

The Youth Network in B&H is the youth's project that started with an active work in 1997 on initiative and co-ordination of the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly (hCa) Organisations from Banja Luka and Tuzla. The lack of contacts and co-operations between the youth organisations in B&H has motivated us to start with this initiative.

Many youth networks and the roof organisations were existing before the war in B&H. Today, seven years after signing of the Dayton peace agreement, the youths in B&H still have a problem with making mutual contacts and communications. We believe that throw establishing and strengthening a regular contacts can be reduced the consequences of hostility, hate, nationalistic tensions and conflicts.

26 NGOs

2 countries

INDIA

INDIA

Created in 2006

Active in vulnerable areas of North East India. ACTED works to facilitate local authorities and service providers in increasing and improving access to information of public schemes and initiatives in backward districts, right down to the village level.

ACTED is working to build the capacity of civil society actors to represent the needs of their communities. It aims to improve access to and the quality of public service delivery.

Created in 2004

Adharshila works to build foundations for strong and self-reliant communities at the grassroots level with dedication and sincerity. They strive to empower and enable society’s weaker sections through our programs that teach them to be self-reliant

The NGO works for the upliftment of the underprivileged section of society by striving to empower and enable them, especially women, through our skill development certificate programs, education programs, and women's healthcare clinics.

VIETNAM

THE PHILIPPINES

Created in 2003

Aide et Action aims of improving the lives of many disadvantaged children in ethnic minority communities and remote areas.

They develop action in a perspective of lifelong education, focusing interventions on programmes and projects favouring the following, for the most marginalised and vulnerable populations.

Created in 1987

It's a children rights organization working to prevent and respond to abuse and violence against children. This is achieved through dynamic collaboration with and empowerment of children, youth, families and the community.

Bahay Tuluyan's overall goal is to reduce violence and abuse among children. It assist children to live in safe family environments and help families stay together.

THE PHILIPPINES

THE PHILIPPINES

Created in 1991

Children of Asia provides comprehensive support: from education to professional integration, through the management of basic needs and moral support.

The association is able to fulfil its missions by supporting its beneficiaries through a range of programmes that guarantee comprehensive care for the most fragile populations. Enfants d’Asie acts in collaboration with local actors in each country of intervention.

Created in 2016

They have been serving for marginalized people particularly to persons with disabilities communities by providing free

opportunities to study, work and live without discrimination despite their specific limitations.

They focus on the vocational trainings and they have 3 social enterprise and their main goal is to create a society and a gospel-centered community wherein the people with disabilities can live.

CAMBODIA

INDIA 

Created in 1990

The association funds the education of more than 400 very poor children living within the Angkor temple grounds. It innovates to provide training solutions for young people and give them quick access to the job market.

Our goal is to "do better", to strengthen the quality of teaching, to strive for a qualitative approach around a positive pedagogy developing children's initiative and creativity.

Created in 2014

They transform education to employment systems to prepare, place and support people into life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible.

Through our program adults of all ages, whether unemployed, underemployed, or needing to learn new skills, can connect to the training, support, and jobs to change their path.

They solve a wide range of employer challenges, skilled talent shortages, lackluster on-the-job performance, reskilling needs, and higher turnover in important roles with our unique approach and our determined graduates.

ASIA 

INDIA 

Created in 2009

LP4Y believes in the potential of all young people. By experiencing entrepreneurial values with them, they become actors in their own lives and contribute to a more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous world.

LP4Y has been developing an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the integration of Young People aged 17 to 24 who are victims of exclusion. Young People follow an educational program when at the same time the LP4Y Alliance takes action to encourage the socio-professional inclusion of young people.

Created in 2014

Mera Parivar is committed to work towards empowerment and enabling communities, children, women, youths. Through education, building capacities and human resources, Mera Parivar wants to help the disadvantaged people to realise their full potential and achieve self-reliance, to give them the power to control their own lives and future

Mera Parivar also facilitates engagement of all stakeholders (civil society, individuals, private bodies , government agencies)  to create a platform of knowledge and resources sharing to increase the efficiency of our actions and commitments.

THE PHILIPPINES

INDIA 

Created in 2007

Messy Bessy is a line of natural, biodegradable, non-toxic home and personal care products. Initially, the social enterprise was formed as a way to empower sexually abused girls. But, as years went by, they learned that it takes more than just education to help at-risk young adults.

The Helping Ourselve through Sustainable Enterprises (HOUSE) Foundation is the official non-profit arm of Messy Bessy, was formed in 2016 with the vision of replicating the social model successfully tried and tested by Messy Bessy.

Created in 20

Our vision is for community a place where everyone is included making a contribution and reaching their God-given potential.

Our mission is to work in an inclusive, integrated, empowering and comprehensive way so that all people experience wholeness and fullness of life

INDIA 

NEPAL

Created in 2009

Their goal is to have a world where all communities have equitable access to opportunities and resources, to  break negative stereotypes about poor urban communities in India and support their residents. 

We provide young people from underprivileged communities in India with quality education to enable them to maximise their potential.Reality Gives runs a School Program and a Youth Program.

Created in 2014

Our original goal was to create a place of expression and entertainment for young people. Quickly, and following a strong demand from Bagnoletais, our issues evolved towards local development and the realization of the potential of our youth.

The association is structured around 4 poles: Childhood & youth, Adults & families, Integration & training, Global animation; and after 5 years of existence, it has become a pillar for young people and for the town of Bagnolet.

PALESTINE

VIETNAM

Created in 2001

Their goal of developing Palestinian youth capacities and enhancing their participation in society. It has a leading role among youth organizations as it strives to activate youth and strengthen their capacity and skills to lead community mobilization, awareness-raising and advocacy actions to building democratic Palestinian state.

SYFS aspires to take a leading role in developing a youth-led civil society where creative and dynamic youth act as change makers within the society.

Created in 1987

From 2 SOS Children's Villages in two cities under the signed agreement, up to now SOS Children's Village Vietnam has been present in 17 provinces and cities nationwide.

All children need family, growing up in love, respect and safety! They provide alternative families for orphans, abandoned and in extremely difficult circumstances, helping children build an independent, productive future and contribute to the development of the community around them.

INDIA

CAMBODIA

Created in 2000

Swechha is a New Delhi based, youth-led youth-run organization (NGO) dedicated to enabling ourselves and others around us to ‘Be the Change’, in making a visible difference to the Environment- both Physical and Social. 

It is one of the leading voices on environment in India, extremely active on issues of water and air pollution specifically.

Created in 2005

At Taramana, they believe that education is the key to a better future. The main role of the organization is to support the children’s education in Boeng Salang by contributing to school fees and also provide support classes in Khmer and foreign languages as well as computer courses.

It is also essential to give the children better living conditions. They  ensure a complete medical follow-up and offer access to a balanced diet and extracurricular activities.

INDIA

Created in 1976

Tdh teams are committed to reducing malnutrition and ensuring the protection of children, especially young girls affected by early marriage. We also help families affected by natural disasters.

One of our main goals is to improve child protection skills and knowledge within government and other service providers who work with children. Our teams provide technical support to our local partners for efficient service delivery.

Created in 2014

Our original goal was to create a place of expression and entertainment for young people. Quickly, and following a strong demand from Bagnoletais, our issues evolved towards local development and the realization of the potential of our youth.

The association is structured around 4 poles: Childhood & youth, Adults & families, Integration & training, Global animation; and after 5 years of existence, it has become a pillar for young people and for the town of Bagnolet.

VIETNAM

THE PHILIPPINES 

Created in 2008

Unnati with its core philosophy Learn - Earn - Stand tall, is a vocational training and social transformation program for the underprivileged youth in the age group of 18 – 25 years who are less educated and unemployed.

Unnati is a vocational training program for the underprivileged less educated, unemployed and economically backward youth with an assured job. Unnati enables inclusive growth by empowering families below poverty line.

Created in 1992

Envisioning a world where each child is loved, protected, and empowered to become a responsible individual. They transform the lives of the most disadvantaged children through a holistic approach. Love, protect, and empower the most disadvantaged children to help them reach their full potential and reintegrate into society.

Promote inclusive education so all children and youth are equipped to become the best person they can be & Ensure that every child and youth become resilient and successfully integrated to society.

Created in 2011

Inspired by women who have come before us, we believe strong women make strong communities. Our apprentice program, internships & team culture places a premium on women being economically empowered, educated, and active in society.

They empower women in the greater Myanmar economic and social communities. By providing our apprentices opportunities to gain life and work skills, they gain dignity and confidence to move into the workforce as employees and small business owners. 

MYANMAR

Created in 1998

Community engagement aims to develop leadership among underprivileged youth and solve community problems. Issues like leadership development, community work, problem solving, sports, culture, recreation & life skills are taken up.

Create wage and self-employment and empowerment for bringing these students to the economic mainstream. 'Livelihood Training' aims at solving the problem of school dropouts without marketable skills. 

INDIA