IYF Blog - Posts in role model


3 Lessons for Increasing & Sustaining Women’s Participation in Vocational Training

Despite a higher earning and promotion potential in industrial sectors, women aren't accessing these jobs. How do we get more women enrolled?

Creating Your Own Future Today with a Mentor

Two young people from Voenno-Antonovka Boarding School were able to set and achieve their goals with the support of a mentor


Finding Your Passion: A Former IT Trainee Now Trains His Peers

“I couldn’t keep waiting for success, so I decided to walk toward it.’’ This is how Malik in Zarqa, Jordan, starts his story. The 23-year-old didn’t...

HIV-Positive Peer Educator and Trainer of Trainers: Iddy's Story

Iddy Wiraji Chuma is a positive role model for the youth living in Bagamoyo District, a two-hour drive Northwest of Dar Es Salaam. He volunteers with the Tanzanian Red Cross as a peer educator and a trainer of trainers in a program funded by PEPFAR/USAID and managed by the International...