Positive Youth Development

Schools Use USAID SCORE-donated COVID-19 Protective Equipment to Ensure Safety to Children Facing Crucial Government Examinations

Sri Lanka is gripped by another wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as children prepared to face crucial government examinations of Grade 5 Scholarship and the …

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World Mental Health Day 2020: It’s Time to Scale Up Investment in Mental Health

By Rebecca Wener, Global Communities Program Officer for Governance and Global Health Read original article on Medium.com October 10th marks the 28th annual World Mental Health Day, …

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Determined Youth Engage Persons with Disabilities

Youth empowering persons with disabilities to engage them in their communities Sarah Abusall, 20, resides with her family in Al-Qasabeh in Jerash governorate north of …

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USAID SCORE-Donated Equipment Helps Keep School Dengue-Free

By Kathya de Silva Senarath, Reporting Officer, USAID SCORE/Global Communities A public school in Gintota in the South of Sri Lanka is one of the …

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In Sri Lanka, Youth Social Media Group Combats Hate Speech and Misinformation

The USAID-funded Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Activity (SCORE) provided training to 28 youth leaders from diverse ethnic backgrounds in the Monaragala District to counter the …

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Youth-led Advocacy Initiatives Creating Communal Harmony and Positive Changes

There are various instances in Sri Lanka’s history when tensions between ethnicities have resulted in turbulence and bloodshed. Over the years, instances such as the …

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Like Mother, Like Daughter: Building Toward Peace in Burundi

When an ethnic civil war broke out in Burundi in 1993, Odette Habonimana learned firsthand how peace begins at home. Only 9 years old at …

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Eman’s Resilience Sets an Example for Women in Peacebuilding in Yemen

Eman Mohammed, a 31-year-old Yemeni woman who is the sole breadwinner in her family, works, studies, takes care of her elderly parents and her brother …

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Meet Stacey Williams, PCI Changemaker

Less than a month ago, Stacey Williams packed up her life on the East Coast and moved to San Diego with three teenagers in tow …

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Kosovo Youth Contribute to Their Communities During the Pandemic

Read original article on USAID website As a long-time youth activist, Drita jumped at the chance to join the Emergency Response (ER) Team in her …

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Youth Creatively Engage While at Home

Read original article on USAID website All across Kosovo youth are finding creative ways to keep social distancing guidelines to only physical distancing.  They are …

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Youth Compete to Design a Logo for the Youth Network Portal Platform

USAID YouthPower deploys intricate collaborative approaches to engage youth and help them achieve the positive development and agency required to become active citizens in their …

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USAID YouthPower: A Former Minister Opens a Dialogue with Youth in Jordan

The USAID YouthPower “One Hour with MBM” talk show is a digital outreach and engagement tool introduced by the program to host youth influencers, activists, …

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Supporting Youth Psychosocial Needs Amidst COVID-19 Global Crisis

As a response to the COVID-19 crisis, USAID YouthPower introduced a special web show to provide support and address the psychosocial needs of youth during …

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YouthPower in Jordan: Youth Support Local Community with Creative Solutions

Recycling clothing to benefit the environment and disadvantage Nermeen Al Tamimi, 22, grew up in a family that is passionate about volunteering and public service. …

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YouthPower in Jordan: Working Toward a More Sustainable Future

Green Buildings to Protect the Environment Shahed Al-Khateeb, 24 and originally from Jordan, has always been passionate about the environment and finding sustainable architectural solutions …

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Youth of Learning Clubs Unleash Their Digital Prowess

Youth masters digital interactive initiative to engage youth and drive positive change within communities USAID YouthPower deploys innovative and multilayered capacity building approaches that empower …

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A Youth Facilitator Realizes His Dream

Educating and learning activities empower youth while open new doors and prospects to others Residing in Rojom Shami Gharbi at the east of the Capital, …

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