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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.

YOUTH AGENCY

Learn about IYF’s commitment to helping young people unlock their highest potential.

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

See how we connect young people to the education, training, guidance and networks to secure a job and pursue a meaningful and productive future.

SYSTEMS CHANGE

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.

IYF has has a presence in the indicated African countries

Read more of our achievements on the
GLOBAL IYF WEBSITE.

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African Countries

Provinces

Million Young People

Resources

Entrepreneurs &
Jobseekers

LATEST ARTICLES FROM THE BLOG

Preparing Youth for the Modern Workplace

Preparing Youth for the Modern Workplace

New Bridging Workshops Equip Graduates with the Skills Needed to Thrive Professionally On Friday, 26th May, IYF led the first of a series of comprehensive Workplace Readiness Workshops that address behavioural skills in the workplace to capacitate TVET students with...

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