LGBT youth finds success in construction

USAID’s support to strengthen training institutions is including marginalized youth in local growth As the second largest metropolitan area in the Philippines, Cebu is a fast-growing city with international air…

YDA Summit Event Reports (First Rollout)

A series of Youth Development Alliance (YDA) Summit gathered at least 180 local leaders and organizations from 12 cities in a concerted effort to improve outcomes for out-of-school youth in…

IP Academy uplifts youth through USAID grant

Indigenous peoples in the Philippines had their livelihood disrupted due to COVID-19 restrictions since2020, worsening their already disadvantaged condition. Armed conflict over the years including the Zamboanga City siege in…

Opportunity 2.0 Progress Reports

Opportunity 2.0 reports progress on activities that strengthen the systems that support out-of-school youth to succeed and pursue a life of learning, through the three Intermediate Results, as well as…

USAID Opportunity 2.0 Grants Updates

A host of personal and environmental factors affect young people’s learning and earning outcomes. To help vulnerable youth overcome these barriers, they must be addressed holistically, tending to the complex…

OSY trains as radio broadcaster, advocates for mental health

For 21-year-old Nor-Anie Abdullah, attending trainings was one way to cope with the challenges brought about by COVID-19.  “[This] pandemic… parang hindi naging productive and year ko, [kaya] naging interested ako na mag-explore,” says…