We empower marginalized young people in emerging market countries to reach their fullest potential. With partnership at the heart of our work, we collaborate with, learn from and are inspired by our global community of grantee partners, supporters and colleagues, all to support young people in addressing their important challenges.Learn About What We Do
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Almost 400 EMpower supporters came together in London on 21st November to honor our grantee partner Tiempo de Juego during a very successful Annual Dinner.Read more here!
We're so thrilled (and proud) to be awarded 4-stars once again this year. Congratulations to the EMpower global team!
We are thrilled to announce that EMpower will again be a beneficiary of Citi’s e for education campaign! The 7th annual campaign launched Tuesday, 4 September and will run until 1 November. EMpower is proud to have been chosen as one of the nine philanthropic organizations that will benefit from the campaign this year!Read more here!
With final grants made in FY2019, we are proud to have granted over $30 million through over 1,000 grants to support young people during EMpower’s history!See Highlights!
Youth Directly Impacted
Young people are a critical resource in emerging market countries. As a sizable part of the population, they play a key role in their countries’ futures, yet many live in poverty, facing discrimination, violence and exclusion. We focus on three areas crucial to youth development–livelihoods, education, and health and well-being– so that young people have the opportunity to realize their potential.
We currently have more then 100 active grantee partners in 15 EM countries. Find out how they are making a significant difference.
REACH provides vocational training, career advice and job placement services for Vietnam’s most at-risk youth. Since 2004, REACH has opened multiple centers in Vietnam and now operates in 6 locations: Hanoi, Hai Duong, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City. Training is market-oriented and includes "soft skills" that youth need in the workplace. Importantly, youth are supported in job placement and their transition into the workforce.
Our Underwriters pay for all of our administrative and fundraising costs, so 100% of your donation goes directly to empowering at-risk youth.
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