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    How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing Youth Employment In Africa


    African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.

    Ashoka Business cases social & business Co-Creation


    This series of 5 business cases entails finalists and winners of the 2014 Social & Bus

    Ashoka Fellows Collaborate on Combined Restaurant, Food Service Training Center, and Nonprofit Hub


    Ashoka Fellow Saru Jayaraman’s organization Restaurant Opportunities Centers United will open a COLORS rest

    Kenji Hayashi is rejuvenating rural areas suffering from depopulation. By creating a new pathway for emerging urban professionals to build their careers as change agents in rural municipalities, Kenji is creating a system that enables the sustainable development of struggling rural communities.

    Reconciling the sectors of technology and social economy in France, Frederic Bardeau is developing new mechanisms of social inclusion and full citizenship. Based on the enormous demand for people who have basic digital knowledge such as coding and information technology, he is opening unexplored integration opportunities in the web sector to offer immediate sustainable work for at-risk populations.