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A Step-by-Step Journey to Employment in Palestine

For the 44 percent of Palestine’s youth who are unemployed, finding their place in the job market requires persistence, flexibility, networks, and the right mix of skills and experience, as 22-year-old Omar Abu Arra came to find out.

Through YouthMap, Young Ugandan Begins on His Career Path

“I now feel confident that I can compete for an entry level job in any non-governmental organization with the skills and experience that I have gained,” says Nicholas Bushaijah, an altruistic 23-year-old Ugandan from Kampala who has always dreamed of a career in the NGO sector. His high level of...

Renewing Investments in Ugandan Youth

Building on a successful first phase, the International Youth Foundation (IYF), in partnership with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Restless Development, has launched a second round of internships in Uganda to improve job prospects for the country’s university and college graduates.

YouthMap Uganda Interns Find Jobs & Success in Banking

An important part of any livelihoods program is financial responsibility, and no one knows this better than the YouthMap interns at Development Finance Company of Uganda Bank Limited (DFCU). At the bank, Amon Niibo (24), Mary Nabulime (24), Denis Osuna (...