Youth Challenge International is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change.
What does the organization do?
Building on over 20 years of experience, YCI’s programs are designed to meet the needs of youth affected by poverty through four integrated sectors: livelihoods, health, leadership and the environment.
Opportunities for Youth
We engage youth in creating solutions to the challenges they face. YCI incorporates youth development, volunteerism, partnership and equity into all that we do.
Volunteer with YCI in the following regions: Africa - Central America - South America
The Faces of Sexual Reproductive Health Education in Zanzibar May 6th, 2015
The sexual reproductive health peer educator program is ongoing in Zanzibar, and is carried out by YCI’s local partner Zanzibar Youth Forum. The structure of this program is to train groups of young adults on sexual reproductive health and... go to page
Our 25/25 Sponsor: Melanie Riddell April 14th, 2015
After graduating from university in May 1999 Melanie was looking for a way to see more of the world and help those in need before going the local work force. Her experiences with YCI were just what she was looking for! Costa Rica was an amazing... go to page
Independent, liberated, resilient March 31st, 2015
Written by Charmaine Felix
Independent… liberated… resilient… These are my first thoughts when I reflect on the children in Tanzania. It was really remarkable to see how different they were. In comparison to what I have been... go to page