Each year, the Acumen East Africa Fellows Programme brings together 20 extraordinary individuals tackling poverty and injustice in their communities – and equips them with the knowledge, skills and community to accelerate and sustain their impact. Acumen East Africa Fellowship The Fellowship begins with an intensive leadership programme, where Fellows remain in their jobs while
New Narratives is a programme which aims to foster deeper and more meaningful people-to-people engagements between young people across the countries of Africa and the UK, through a suite of digital storytelling and collaboration programmes, in sectors of mutual interest. The programme aims to help contribute to changing reciprocal perceptions between both places in order
The East Africa Emerging Public Interest Advocates Programme for young legal professionals is a flagship fellowship programme by the Centre for Strategic Litigation (CSL) in partnership with other East African organisations including the Network of Public Interest Lawyers (NETPIL), Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC), Katiba Institute, Kituo cha Sheria, Advocates for Natural Resources and
The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme is a fully funded 6-month-long programme for outstanding young entrepreneurs from emerging and developing countries. The programme aims to connect young founders from all over the world and offers a mentoring programme tailored to their particular challenges. It supports them in further developing their entrepreneurial skills and their international network.
The Barter Ambassador Program is an exclusive community of young, smart, and influential students in some of the leading universities across Africa. This opportunity is currently open to students enrolled in university degree programs. As an undergrad, postgrad or PhD student, you can join the Barter Ambassador program at your school, refer others, and make money.
Depression is debilitating. Some people understand it, some think it’s an attention call. For me, depression is like that pile of laundry that you don’t want to show in your Instagram pictures. I never want to show my pile of laundry to the world, I want my life to seem happy and put together as if I folded
The AfCFTA innovation challenge engages young people to develop and curate policy ideas for the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The objective of the AfCFTA challenge is to; To identify and disseminate innovative ideas, solutions and actions which will maximize the benefits of the AfCFTA, especially for women and youth To
The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards recognises and celebrate the contributions that innovators in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors are making in advancing the sustainable development goals in Commonwealth countries. Benefits Each award winner will receive a trophy, a certificate and prize money of £3,000. Award winners will receive ongoing support for
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is pleased to offer a mentorship programme for aspiring journalists. Refugees, internally displaced people or stateless people currently studying journalism, communications or a related field are welcome to apply. The UNHCR Mentorship Programme The goal of the UNHCR Mentorship Programme is to help refugees tell their stories – or any
Through the #ReimagineYourFuture Challenge, UNICEF has partnered with Cartedo, Atingi, GenU, Goodwall and others to launch an experiential learning journey with and for youth across all world regions to respond to these issues and to empower youth in reimagining their future. This is an opportunity for youth to dream big, connect, learn and innovate and