Future Forward: Youth Innovations for Employment in Africa

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Future Forward is an innovation network that believes in creating a different story for Africa's Youth: where every youth thrives and is trusted to lead. Learn More

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Success Stories from Our Network

Believing in Forgotten Youth
PAIGE ELENSON
Africa Yoga Project, Kenya      
Connecting Youth with Their Full Potential
MARLON PARKER

 RLabs, South Africa​
DORIEN BEURSKENS, Young Africa
THE PROBLEM
The lack of job opportunities and
IKAMVA YOUTH
THE PROBLEM

 South African youth face

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