Youth Development

Country: Uganda

Building on the success of the kids' sports league he started in Kampala, Trevor Dudley is now using the league, and the several related endeavors it has inspired, to involve communities throughout the region in nurturing children.

Country: Kenya
Organization: Youth Banner

Wamuyu Mahinda is catalyzing entrepreneurship among Kenya’s rural and urban youth by focusing on re-designing the entire infrastructure that these youth-led businesses need to grow to scale, while inspiring youth from disadvantaged groups to engage in entrepreneurship.

Country: Kenya

Bob Munro, creator of the Mathare Youth Sports Association, is one of the first people in the world to successfully unite sports and development. Through his organization, Bob has not only fostered young leaders, he has inspired them to change their communities for the better.

Country: Uganda

Irene is challenging the traditional educational system in Uganda by creating a new learning environment where young people are encouraged to think and act like entrepreneurs. Through her youth-led and community supported clubs, Ugandan youth get the opportunities to be creative, demonstrate initiative, and approach learning in new ways.

Country: Uganda
Organization: Dwelling Places

Rita Nkemba has created an “interim education” initiative to enable street children to develop the math, literacy, and social skills needed for them to return to and succeed in the mainstream educational system. She is working towards approval from the Ministry of Education to introduce her program in public schools throughout in Uganda.

Country: Uganda
Organization: Hill Preparatory School

Clare Wavamunno is reconnecting children with learning disabilities to the mainstream education system, restoring their social networks and peer relationships.

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