Solutions for Today

Together with our partners we develop creative, market-ready solutions that catapult youth around the world to succeed and prosper.


Innovation for an equal and more prosperous economy.
HerStart, our future.

The HerStart initiative ensures gender equality is a priority across all YCI’s solutions. Our approach begins at the source of inequalities, working in partnership to provide accessible, innovative resources and create a positive, sustainable economic ripple effect.

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Innovate ME

International Youth Internship Program

Innovate ME provides employment training and career development opportunities to young people through overseas internship placements. As part of this program, YCI has partnered with WWF, Education Development Center and World Reader to provide incredible experiential learning opportunities in Gabon, Senegal, Djibouti, Thailand, Jordan and Ghana. If you are a passionate, creative and highly adaptable young person, between the ages of 19-30, apply now to participate in the opportunity of a lifetime!

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A Global Network of 18 Youth Innovation Spaces

EQWIP HUBs is a global network of youth innovation spaces spanning 18 developing urban centres in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania that connect and transform the economic trajectory of youth. EQWIP HUBs will provide a platform for youth – especially women – in developing countries to advance their lives and find meaningful employment through market-driven work skills and entrepreneurship incubators.

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Pro Innovators

What are Pro-Innovators?

A Global Professional Exchange

Pro-Innovators connects global development challenges with expert professionals who share their skills, knowledge and insight to deliver complex projects and help organizations meet their ambitious goals.

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  • EQWIP HUBs: Finance Analyst

    Company Name: Canada World Youth Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: 939 Somerset Street W. Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 6R8, Canada Schedule: Full-time contract to December 31st, 2019 Annual Salary: $50,821.00, according to the Collective Agreement Benefits Package: Group insurance, RRSP   ABOUT......

  • EQWIP HUBs: Finance Manager

    Company Name: Canada World Youth Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Ottawa, Canada Schedule: Full-time contract to March 31, 2020 Annual Salary: CAD $90,000 (Non-Union Management) Benefits Package: Group insurance, RRSP   ABOUT EQWIP HUBs  Do you want......

  • Communications Consultant

    Title: Communications Consultant Location: Toronto Contract Type: Consultant Commitment: Contract Compensation: $40 per hour (up to 50 hours per month) Start: ASAP Youth Challenge International (YCI) designs global development solutions that create the conditions for youth to thrive and prosper. YCI’s programs use creative approaches to equip young people with the......

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