Mission: To create enriched learning communities in which the appropriate use of technology provides opportunities for disadvantaged people specifically youth and women.
Geographic areas served: United States, Nigeria, Cameroon, Uganda
Programs: Ytf auxiliary programs ytf programs supported by foundations and the private sector that use technology across one or more of agriculture, health, education and entrepreneurship. Project3e, agric-power, 3d africa, she will connect. Countries of implementation kenya, nigeria. Impact ytf conducted over 500 civic education workshops and 3,200 youth and women were trained. United states institute of peace usip recognized positive impact and program manager became generation change fellow.
ytf academy training programs that provide marginalized youth and women with the technology and entrepreneurship skills to gain employment or become job creators through entrepreneurship. Countries of implementation nigeria, kenya, uganda, cameroon, columbia. Impact 89,000 youth participated in ytf academy in 2014. 55 of these youth were girls and 45 of them are pursuing science, technology, math and education higher education and careers.
mobile financial services for women training program that equips women with the technology and business skills acumen to become banking agents in the financial services value chain. Country of implementation nigeria. Impact 2,500 women entrepreneurs were trained as banking agents across 10 states in 2014. The indirect impact is that in the first two years, 75,000 nigerians will be financially included as a result of the program.