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African Youth Nearly Doubling Incomes Through Entrepreneurship

As young people face challenging economic conditions around the world, an eight-year program involving 70,000 youth provides lessons in self-employment. The Mastercard Foundation and the international nonprofit organization TechnoServe announced that a large-scale program applying a new entrepreneurship training methodology with local institutions resulted in an average 84% income increase among 68,839 East African youth. Read more

Maria is one of 68,000 young people who has seen an increase in her income since participating in the STRYDE program in East Africa.



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