FHI 360 and OpenRevolution, with funding and support from USAID’s Regional Development Mission for Asia through the mSTAR project, have launched the “Integrating Mobiles into Development Projects” handbook to address the over-excited, under-planned side of M4D deployment.
Center for International Private Enterprise
Sustainable economic growth requires entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs create new jobs, contribute to economic expansion, and become stakeholders in supporting a healthy business environment. As communities across the world struggle to meet employment demands, the importance of fostering a next generation of entrepreneurs – both job creators and entrepreneurial employees – is particularly salient.
M4P UK Department for International Development
The toolbook provides value chain practitioners with an easy to use set of tools for value chain analysis, with a focus on poverty reduction. Although a number of handbooks on value chain analysis already exist, the aim of this toolbook is to strengthen the links between value chain analysis and development interventions that improve the opportunities available to the poor.
This technical note is intended to assist Financial Service Providers currently serving youth, planning to serve youth, or making improvements to existing services to do so in a way that ensures that youth are protected.
Gap Inc., McKinsey & Company, Corporate Voices for Working Families and the Taproot Foundation
This toolkit is part of a larger effort, driven by the White House Council for Community Solutions, that focuses on re-engaging opportunity youth. The toolkit was created to guide employers, step-by-step, on working with opportunity youth, with the goals of
1) helping youth find pathways that will lead to productive adulthoods; 2) creating benefits to the businesses that engage opportunity youth; and 3) improving community outcomes which can lead to decreasing the financial burden now experienced by the
Ready by 21
This toolkit is designed to assist business and local leaders in developing successful, sustainable partnerships to ensure that more young people in their communities have the highest-quality education and supports they need to be successful today, and as the workforce we will depend on tomorrow.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF)
Part of a series of four primers for corporate responsibility professionals interested in various social and environmental topics, this guide will inform new and experienced professionals with the most up-to-date and important information on the issue of job skills training.
The MasterCard Foundation, UNCDF, and MicroSave
This tool is a part of a trainer’s guide series prepared by UNCDF-YouthStart. The goal of this guide is to facilitate the replication of the trainings and to help other financial service providers (FSPs) understand key issues, train staff, and launch youth-oriented services.
The tool provides FSPs with a step-by-step process to design and implement critical pilot tests of their youth financial services. It contains 13 learning activities that are designed to be delivered together over a two and a half day or three day period. Key activities of the tool are to:
EDC, IYF, USAID
EQUIP3 assessed the labor markets and consulted with numerous stakeholders in Kenya and Rwanda to identify viable youth livelihood opportunities in three sectors: information and communications technology (ICT), agriculture, and health.
Global Partnership for Youth Employment
This Guide helps decide what type of evaluation is appropriate given the characteristics and context of an intervention and provides the basic set of concepts and tools to carry out impact evaluations.