International Youth Foundation
At IYF, we believe that educated, employed and engaged young people possess the power to solve the world’s toughest problems. At the heart of IYF’s efforts is building partnerships, initiatives and curricular that prepares young people to succeed as citizens, learners, employees, entrepreneurs and change-makers.
In the South African context, IYF collaborates with government, industry, and civil society to strengthen TVET training systems that contribute towards making the school to work transition a smooth journey for young people.
Learn about IYF’s commitment to helping young people unlock their highest potential.
See how we connect young people to the education, training, guidance and networks to secure a job and pursue a meaningful and productive future.
Find out how our partnerships make educational and cultural systems more responsive to the needs of young people.
WHERE WE WORK
Forging global partnerships for lasting results
From Algeria to Zimbabwe, we drive positive change for young people. Working across sectors—and continents—we’ve been connecting youth with opportunities to realize their full potential for over 30 years.
Million Young People
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