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Workforce Development: Creating Employment Opportunities for At-Risk Youth in Honduras

Employment opportunities for youth in Honduras are few and far between, especially in the country’s high crime “hot spots.” Banyan Global is implementing the five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Empleando Futuros (Employing the Future) project that targets at-risk youth in the country, providing job training and placement through a comprehensive and inclusive multi-pronged approach.

Health Sector · Gender

Gender and Malaria: The Overlooked (but Obvious) Connections

Inequalities between women and men result in different levels of exposure and vulnerability to disease, different responses to ill-health, different health outcomes, and different consequences. In Uganda, where malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality, Banyan Global is addressing the overlooked but obvious connections between malaria and gender, as part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) in Uganda.


Building Entrepreneurship on the Road: A ‘Shark Tank’-like Approach

On Sept. 27, 2016, the second YouthPower Annual Learning Network meeting occurred in Washington, D.C. The invitation-only gathering included a panel of Young Southeast Asia Leaders Initiative alumni and provided an opportunity to learn about major innovations from YouthPower indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity members that have broad applicability.

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