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AGRIC-P.O.W.E.R. Agricultural Platform Offering Women Empowerment Resources, Agric-P.O.W.E.R., is a grassroots social enterprise that provides rural women in developing countries with access to knowledge, research and information, helping them create more sustainable livelihoods through agriculture. Learn more here

Women’s Economic Empowerment Program (WEEP) YTF worked with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UN Women) to develop ICT based content (via educational CD’s) for ongoing training and self-training by women in the Niger Delta area. This program addresses the abject poverty experienced by women in teaching them how they can start up and expand their businesses given the particular nature of the Niger Delta. Learn more here

Young Girls’ Science and Health Tele-Academy YTF provides a unique role model of young people who are proud of their culture and are taking action to improve health and social conditions in their local communities. The Science and Health Tele-Academy is an open and distance learning program that uses information and communication technology to address poverty alleviation through community health education in rural areas. Learn more here

Nigerian Women Entrepreneurs and Mobile Value Added Services (NWEMVAS). The NWEMVAS project provides entrepreneurship and technology training to women entrepreneurs to empower them to use mobile value added services to scale their businesses.  In partnership with the Cherie Blaire Foundation for Women (CBFW) and with support from MasterCard, YTF is delivering business skills and financial capabilities training through hands on classroom and online training sessions that focus on business development and operations, financial literacy, marketing, supply chain management and other skills that are central to running and sustainably growing a successful enterprise.  Learn more here

RLabs Nigeria Rlabs Nigeria equips young people with the tools to be able to express themselves online and provides them with training around ethics, sexual health (HIV/AIDS), and personal responsibility. Learn more here

Mobile Financial Services for Women YTF is recruiting and training 2,500 women entrepreneurs in Nigeria to inspire women to become better linked with the financial sector increasing the number of women in Nigeria that have access to basic financial services.  Learn more here

She Will Connect 25% fewer women than men are online in developing countries.  In Sub-Saharan Africa, the size of the gap is 43%, the largest of all regions in the world.  She Will Connect aims to reduce the Internet gender gap through an innovative combination of digital literacy training, an online peer network and gender-relevant content.  Learn more here

Girls Rock!  GirlsRock! is an after-school technology and health education camp for displaced girls in Soacha, Colombia. It is a program within YTF’s Soacha Digital Village. Soacha is located in the rural outskirts south of Bogota, and is home to as many as 6.8 million displaced people. Learn more here   

Project LLP At YTF, we want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to participate in the 21st century information society. We do this by working in partnership with schools and after school hubs, like community groups and libraries. Libraries play an important role as neutral, trusted public spaces and are well positioned to connect the next 4 billion people on the planet. The library is no longer just a repository of information; it’s a place of cooperative education. Libraries are critical connectors for communities and connectors to others. Learn more here

 

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