Livelihoods

Skills for Success: Matefetse's Story

How Skills Training in Zimbabwe Creates Economic Opportunity and Inspires Hope

Blessing Ncube, a sixteen-year-old Pathways participant from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

In Zimbabwe, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a far-reaching impact on the general wellbeing of communities. Apart from the immediate impact on health,...

Say Hello to Concierge: A New Course Preparing Young People for a Future in Hospitality

On International Youth Day 2021, IYF is excited to announce the launch of Passport to Success Concierge (PTS-C)—a brand new, free, online version of our award-winning life skills training course that’s designed...

The Big Re-Think: Putting Youth Engagement at the Center of Digital Development

Over the past two years, IYF has transformed its in-person life skills curriculum into a multilingual, digital game-based work readiness course designed to be used by young people on their mobile phones. We call it Passport to...

How Tech Training Creates Connections for Girls and Their Families in Jalisco, Mexico

Learn how a tech training program in Mexico is helping create critical support networks for young women. 

COVID Check-In: How Young People are Coping With Mental Health Challenges in Tanzania

Young people in Tanzania explain sources of anxiety during COVID-19, and how they're coping.

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa & What One Nonprofit Is Doing About It

Learn how this nonprofit continues to promote food security, livelihoods, and self-reliance during COVID-19.

Free Online Learning Resources for Young People, Educators & Employers During COVID-19

Check out this list of resources that are either free or offered by a small business or youth-led venture.

1 Million Young Women Will Learn Life Skills, For Free, with Passport to Success® Traveler

Passport to Success® Traveler is a free, game-based digital training course responds to a global need for young people to learn life skills such as self-confidence, responsibility, and problem-solving.

What is Transformation 2025?

Knowing that challenges persist but armed with decades of experience and a successful track record, we are proud to launch Transformation 2025.