Everyone can be part of the future
Every single YIF project is the result of many people working together as a team: teachers, students, experts and investors. No matter what role, everyone collaborates to make the change happen.
a project with YIF
YIF provides end to end support for impactful student projects
Teacher certification course with project management skills and tools; On-going support to teachers on key topics; Stakeholder engagement; Refining your pitch; Showcase preparation.
Protected Environment for Feedback and Support
Input and guidance from external professionals; Opportunity to meet and discuss with potential donors; Mentoring in specialized areas.
Creation of a Changemaker Community of Adolescents
Peer to peer engagement and community-building on areas of interest.
Fostering Projects with YIF
All the scaffolding needed to successfully foster impactful student projects for local communities tied to Global UN Goals
I am a Teacher
Our program is based upon teachers as the best facilitators to bring student ideas to fruition, and to accompany students through this exciting process of seeing their ideas come to life in the local community;
We provide the tools, resources and opportunities to enable students to realize sustainable projects.
I’d like to be a Mentor
As a Skilled professional you’ll be interested in dedicating time to work together with students on their project ideas post showcase through to final project launch
Through regular meetings, mentors provide a sounding board on progress, aid in problem-solving, and offer encouragement
Supporting and Investing
Business professionals apply to support the YIF Showcase Trade Fair
I am an Expert
As a skilled professional working in SDG related areas, the NGO community, as well as sector specific areas, interested in providing feedback and support, you are encouraged to apply to support the YIF Showcase Trade Fair
I am an Investor
As a donor who is interested in generating impact through your investments and in fostering youth goals, you can provide feedback at the YIF Showcase Trade Fair, and can also sign-up to support individual project propositions
I’d like to be an Advocate
As a college student or young professional interested in working behind-the-scenes in the preparation of the YIF Showcase Trade Fair, you are encouraged to apply as a YIF Advocate.