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and the recognition of youth social innovation

all featured work is created by someone -- who is just like you --
under the age of 30 and a master of 21st century leadership!

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By: Mahika Halepete

AYANA is a nonprofit initiative which empowers youth in developing countries to design and implement projects that solve problems affecting them and their communities. Our current programs are in Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa.

Issue:Emergency Relief

Hope For Haiyan

By: Hope for Haiyan

The Philippines sees an average of 20 typhoons a year due to its location in the "warm pool" of the Western Pacific. We are Hope For Haiya, a student-run organization that provides emergency relief to this island nation.


The Elevator Project

By: Sejal Makheja

I am bringing people out of poverty by providing apprenticeships programs, vocational training and a mentor program funded by private + public partnerships which foster a 'pay it forward' approach through my unique elevator model.