Positive Youth Development

Reflecting on USAID YouthPower Jordan’s Long-Lasting Impact 

By: Carrie Hessler-Radelet, President of Global Communities We at Global Communities believe that today’s youth should not have to wait to become leaders, because they …

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Meaningful Engagement of Boys and Men: A Pathway to Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence

By Betty Adera, Senior Technical Advisor HIV/AIDS and Health, Global Communities The COVID-19 pandemic has brought discussions of domestic violence and abuse of women and …

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Mentorship Program Offers a Helping Hand for Young Syrians

While the conflict in Syria has lasted more than a decade, protection risks remain high across the country and have been heightened by the coronavirus …

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Social Media for Social Change – SCORE Leads the Way

Social media has emerged as one of the most powerful tools for communication and connection, bringing together millions of people across continents and within communities. …

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Breaking the Silence on Menstrual Hygiene in India

Menstruation is critical for the continuation of life on earth. Despite this being a natural process, it causes a severe hindrance in the growth and …

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Rallying Mothers to Lead the Charge against Child Marriage in India

Naima*—now one of the most outspoken advocates for girls’ rights in her community—did not have an easy childhood. She grew up in Bokaro—a vibrant, cosmopolitan …

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Youth with Disability Transformed into an Enabler

A young male uses his personal story to inspire other youth to engage In the city of Shoonah Janoobiyah, to the west of the capital, …

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SCORE Facilitates Exhibition for 20 Women Entrepreneurs

SCORE worked in close collaboration with the Women’s Development Unit of the District Secretariat of Kandy to organize an exhibition showcasing the products of 20 …

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US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Visits SCORE Activities in the North

“Proud to increase educational opportunities and support COVID-19 response in Sri Lanka” – Ambassador Teplitz By Kathya de Silva Senarath US Ambassador to Sri Lanka …

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Youth Publisher on Track to Professional Success

A talented youth discovers his true capacity and welcomes new opportunities Abdullah Natour, 25, resides in Ras Alin. He earned Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from …

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Female Youth Venture the Entrepreneurship Scene

Three female youth engage with local and regional entrepreneurship scene USAID YouthPower, which aims to advance youth engagement with relevant stakeholders for linkages and sustainability …

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Youth Supports Peers in Coping with Social Dilemmas

A young male adopts his peers’ ideas and pushes them a step further Refat Freihat, 26, is an active youth with eight years of volunteer …

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Empowering Youth to Engage Meaningfully in Their Community

Originally published by USAID Meriton Binakaj is currently enrolled in online courses to finish high school.  “I couldn’t have done it before since I had …

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Kosovo Youth’s Newfound Life Skills Build Resilience in Their Communities

Originally published by USAID It is essential that Kosovo youth have the skills necessary to take part in Kosovo’s democratic and economic future.  Acquiring soft …

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United States Donates Mobile Testing Unit to Fight COVID-19 in Moneragala

This article originally was published by the US Embassy in Sri Lanka January 13:  The United States donated a mobile testing unit to the Regional …

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Kosovo Youth Transform Their Business with Newly Gained Entrepreneurial Skills

Originally published by USAID Less than two years ago, Fatbardha Muharremi and Herolinda Rexhepi were jobless. Fatbardha had recently graduated from college with a degree …

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Nurturing Tanzania’s Future through Early Childhood Development

Many parents, guardians and caregivers want to ensure their children have the building block skills needed for success in school and in life. To promote …

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SCORE Assists Schools with Setting Up Health Rooms and Added Healthcare Among Schoolchildren

By Kathya de Silva Senarath The Ministry of Health has instructed schools to take necessary steps to ensure basic precautionary measures against COVID-19. Among its …

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