Stories from the field

STORIES

Enhanced Opportunities Help Youth Achieve Their Dreams Sylvia is an example of how girls in rural Burkina Faso are able to turn their lives into success, when they get the opportunity. Read More…

Building A Better Future for Young People in Egypt Without an education, young people face challenges in finding steady employment and providing for their families. Read More…

From Shattered dreams to promising Future (Fasigo) “After i joined Youth in Action, now I know more about the opportunities and resources available in my surrounding”, Fasigo Bayuh, YiA participant-Ethiopia Read More…

VIDEOS

Youth in Action-Uganda A unique partnership between Save the Children and The MasterCard Foundation. Watch Video…

Meet Majesta from Uganda Majesta explains what does mean to her to be part of Youth in Action program. Watch Video…

Meet Roset from Uganda Meet Roset to know about her story. Watch Video…

Shifting Hopes for Brighter Future Meet Brother and sister Eid and Reda from Egypt. Watch Video…

Meet Grace from Uganda Meet Grace, the successful adolescent mother from Uganda. Watch Video…

“She Can Do” “She Can Do” A Youth in Action Zine. Watch Video…

The power of giving opportunities V-log Watch Video…

When Family Support matters for rural girls. Diarra receives family support in Burkina Faso. Watch Video…

Weaving a new future. Azemera’s life now transformed. Watch Video…

BLOGS

The village of Doors. “After I listened to her, I realized that my journey to meet her was short and simple compared to the distances she had travelled over the previous ten months as she participated in the Youth in Action”, David Masse, Save the Children Canada Board Member. Read More…

Making Financial Literacy and Savings Count We had the opportunity to visit several sites at different stages of the program: a learning centre, a number of youth-led businesses in the action phase, and a graduation ceremony. Read More…

The power of giving opportunities I had the chance this week in Malawi to meet some incredible young people whose lives have been transformed by the Youth in Action (YiA) Program. Read More…