youth employment

Coffee's Great Hope

Inspiring the next generation of coffee farmers
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Cesar Ernesto Buezo has only recently developed a taste for coffee. He spent his whole life surrounded by the cherry plants on his family's farm, but he hadn't thought to stop and appreciate the flavor until he took part in Nescafé's Youth Initiative. "The biggest breakthrough for me was the simple act of noticing the cup of coffee that I was producing," he says. "Testing it, tasting the different flavors, studying colors and texture… this was all entirely new".

The situation

Arcos Dorados' “Gran Día” Donated More Than USD 5 Million in 2020 to Support Several Social Organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Despite the global context and with the adjustments needed to comply with the new normality, the solidarity campaign that donates proceeds from Big Mac sales to support dozens of institutions and projects exceeded by far the established goals.

In the new edition of the “Gran Dia”, the company reinforced its commitment to keep families together and to promote first formal job opportunities in the region.

Press Release

Despite the global context and with the adjustments needed to comply with the new normality, the solidarity campaign that donates proceeds from Big Mac sales to support dozens of institutions and projects exceeded by far the established goals.

In the new edition of the “Gran Dia”, the company reinforced its commitment to keep families together and to promote first formal job opportunities in the region.

Moldovan Education Company Increases Youth Employment Through IT Training

Press Release

CHISINAU, Moldova, August 5, 2020  /3BL Media/ – As the first member company from the Republic of Moldova, educational technology company Codifun has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to broaden its delivery of affordable information technology (IT) courses by 2022 and enable 125,000 low-income people in Romania, Moldova and Ukraine to find well-paying jobs.

For Youth Employment: Skills Work

We celebrate World Youth Skills Day, July 15th, 2019
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by Gilles Vermot Desroches

Young people are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Women are also more likely to be underemployed and under-paid. That is why education and training are key determiners of success in the labor market.

VIDEO | How Barclays Is Giving Young People Skills to Rebound and Rise

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The Rebound Program, supported by Barclays, helps to combat issues related to youth un- and underemployment, financial literacy, and professional development. Since 2014, Barclays has supported nonprofit organisation Good Shepherd Services to help tackle challenges faced by many of New York City families.

Meet Kisa, a Graduate from Generation USA

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Kisa joined Generation’s customer service program in San Francisco in 2016. After graduation she got a job as a porter at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Love in the midst of craziness

Meet Rose, a Graduate from Generation Kenya

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Rose joined Generation Kenya in August 2015. After graduation she got a job as an insurance salesperson with Britam.

Generation stood with me

“Soon after I joined Generation, the worst happened – I lost my mother, the pillar of our family. I felt all hope was lost. But the Generation family stood with me and helped me restore hope. I will forever be grateful.”

New skills for work

100,000 Opportunities Initiative Exceeds Goal and Hires 100,000 Opportunity Youth In First Year

Employer-led coalition achieves goal two years ahead of schedule; Aligns with rest of sector to help one million young people in the next five years
Press Release

SEATTLE, August 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, the country’s largest employer-led coalition committed to creating pathways to meaningful employment for young people, today announced that it has met its goal of employing 100,000 Opportunity Youth, the population of 16-24 year olds who are out of work and not in school, two years ahead of schedule. The coalition, formed in July 2015, is now aligning with the cross-sector goal of creating one million opportunities by 2021.

How We Can Make Youth More Employable by Up-Skilling

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This article originally appeared in Standard Digital

By: Kartik Jayaram

As Africa prepares for an imminent economic takeoff, her young people have a critical role to play in making it a reality. Their youthful energy is a key ingredient in unlocking the continent’s potential as the next frontier for growth.

Skilling India: As Unemployment Soars; Here’s a Solution

Programmes must go beyond training; they have to work on every link of the employment chain
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