Tag: education

The Skills Gap Up Close and Personal: Chiamaka’s Story

The Skills Gap Up Close and Personal: Chiamaka’s Story

Secondary school graduate Chiamaka worked happily in sales at a supermarket in Owerri, Nigeria until they adopted a cashless policy and she was forced to quit due to her lack of experience with electronics. Fast forward six months, and Chiamaka has now acquired all the skills necessary to tackle any technological endeavor. The tables have […]

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Two Girls, Two Countries, One Thread: Hope for the Future

Two Girls, Two Countries, One Thread: Hope for the Future

Nzambi is 13 and lives in Kenya. Precious, 17, lives in Nigeria. Both girls count YTF’s flagship program – YTF Academy – as their opportunity to not only hone in on their future aspirations, but build a path to reach them confidently. YTF Academy is uniquely positioned to help youth eliminate a life lived in […]

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“My Desire to Learn Was Greater”: The Story of Beverline

We’ve all groaned at the thought of having to go to school in the early morning and repeat the mundane process of government-issued education. But what if going to high school wasn’t required and not many of our peers got the chance to attend? Beverline is a form three (9th grade) student at Nile Road […]

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