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Game of Change webapp

Youth have the power to change their lives and shape a better society. But they are often excluded from decision-making, and they remain invisible and unheard. This is particularly true…

Soft Skills training in Indonesia

Introduction to soft skills Soft skills refer to a combination of social skills, communication skills, personal character traits, attitudes, career attributes, and emotional intelligence skills, among others. They are skills…

Loan Guarantee Fund: A pilot from Ethiopia

The Loan Guarantee Fund provides access to financial services to young entrepreneurs and youth-friendly enterprises in the Oromia and Somali regions of Ethiopia. The fund works by providing youth with…

Youth-led influencing in Pakistan

In Pakistan, key component of the EYW project is youth-led influencing, where young people organize themselves into groups to participate in policy dialogues, influence social issues that matter to them,…

Youth Ambassadors: Adapting the youth participatory model in Indonesia

The Youth Advisor Board (YAB) model was designed as a key part of the EYW program to ensure that the project is youth-led. In Indonesia, the YAB model was adapted…

Youth Advisory Boards and Youth Hubs in Bangladesh

A Youth Advisor Board (YAB) is a youth-led approach that helps youth develop their skills and capacity to influence an enabling environment for young people. In Bangladesh, YABs are connected…

Save the date: Empower Youth for Work Virtual Symposium 2021

How youth from rural climate change-affected areas achieve economic independence and shape their society   09:00 -13:00 (CET), 14 & 15 September, 2021    Aisha Tola is a young women living…

SME development for youth in Pakistan

In Pakistan, EYW is identifying and engaging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in entrepreneurship and business development services (BDS) to create more job opportunities for young people, especially young women.…

E-jobs: A pilot from Pakistan

E-jobs are very relevant and yet underutilized sector in Pakistan. Providing a platform that gives access to online jobs and trainings while staying at home has great potential for education…

Midline report Pakistan

Insights in the impact on the socio-economic situation of youth participating in the Empower Youth for Work programme The midline findings suggest that the participants through trainings have improved and…

Gender Action Learning System (GALS) in Pakistan and Indonesia

The Gender Action Learning System (GALS) is a community-led methodology developed by Oxfam for livelihoods improvement and gender justice. It uses visual diagramming tools, principles and peer learning mechanisms that…

Preparing youth for the Future of Work – Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, as elsewhere, Covid-19 has accelerated the automation of traditional industrial practices using modern smart technology, heralding an age known as the ‘fourth industrial revolution’. However, if the nation…

Midline report Indonesia

First insights in the impact on the socio-economic situation of youth participating in the Empowerment Youth for Work program[pdf-embedder This report consists of findings from a telephone survey of young…

Game of Change

Game of Chang is a gamified tool developed by Empower Youth for Work (EYW), aiming to support and facilitate youth-led influencing work. EYW is a 5- year project working on…

Future of work online workshop

On 15th December 2020 young people, entrepreneurs, development practitioners and policy makers from different parts of the world joined Oxfam Novib's Youth Team in the interactive online workshop on the…