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United Kingdom

Lauryn Mwale is a young researcher in the UK.

“I’m deriving resilience from online interactions and the effort and care that goes into adapting in-person experiences to online ones.”

Lauryn Mwale
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Uganda

Isiiko, a youth activist in Uganda, is delivering vital meals to orphans during the COVID-19 government-imposed lockdown.

“Our teams in both the city and the village are doing an incredible job to deliver food.”

Isiiko
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Ghana

The Brekete Reads Foundation promotes reading for children.

“In this pandemic we have been setting-up reading spots and libraries for families so that young people can be engaged at home.”

Kofi Larbi, Ghanaian Project Coordinator
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Canada

Shir is a youth climate activists with Sustainable Youth Canada Montreal.

“Several mutual aid groups and informal support networks have sprouted and grown across Montreal. These have emerged from a need from people and a will from people.”

Shir
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Sweden

Young leader James Andersson is the CEO of the organisation SOULidarity.

“During the crisis, SOULidarity supported young refugees with their education and mental health care. In this sense, COVID-19 got us to do what we should have before.” 

James Andersson
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Papua New Guinea

The Voice Inc., is an organization focused on building youth leadership. 

“We developed our leadership program into house kits, delivered it to our members. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, our members still had access to the program.”

Maliwai Sasingian, executive director
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Australia

Miller Soding is part of Australia’s largest LGBTQIA+ youth driven organisation, Minus18.

“By providing digital events, we attracted a group of young people may have heard about us before but were too nervous to attend our in-person events.”

Miller Soding
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Bangladesh

During the pandemic Gifts For Good evolved into an emergency response initiative, providing relief to vulnerable communities.

“We made sure that no one is left behind to suffer- not even the most marginalized communities.”

Mithun, founder of Gifts for Good
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China

Project Guangyuan aims to overcome the digital learning divide by providing students with donated devices.

“Before, I didn’t think that I had the power to push this project forward, but the pandemic created an opportunity in which electronic devices became a necessity.”

Chen Kaijun, co-founder
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Zimbabwe

Eric researched how youth organisations are supporting community resilience.

“Misinformation on COVID-19 is widespread across Africa: youth civil society has been raising awareness with communities on accessing the right information.”

Eric Morgen Moyo

United Kingdom

Lauryn Mwale is a young researcher in the UK.

“I’m deriving resilience from online interactions and the effort and care that goes into adapting in-person experiences to online ones.”

Lauryn Mwale

Uganda

Isiiko, a youth activist in Uganda, is delivering vital meals to orphans during the COVID-19 government-imposed lockdown.

“Our teams in both the city and the village are doing an incredible job to deliver food.”

Isiiko

Ghana

The Brekete Reads Foundation promotes reading for children.

“In this pandemic we have been setting-up reading spots and libraries for families so that young people can be engaged at home.”

Kofi Larbi, Ghanaian Project Coordinator

Canada

Shir is a youth climate activists with Sustainable Youth Canada Montreal.

“Several mutual aid groups and informal support networks have sprouted and grown across Montreal. These have emerged from a need from people and a will from people.”

Shir

Sweden

Young leader James Andersson is the CEO of the organisation SOULidarity.

“During the crisis, SOULidarity supported young refugees with their education and mental health care. In this sense, COVID-19 got us to do what we should have before.” 

James Andersson

Papua New Guinea

The Voice Inc., is an organization focused on building youth leadership. 

“We developed our leadership program into house kits, delivered it to our members. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, our members still had access to the program.”

Maliwai Sasingian, executive director

Australia

Miller Soding is part of Australia’s largest LGBTQIA+ youth driven organisation, Minus18.

“By providing digital events, we attracted a group of young people may have heard about us before but were too nervous to attend our in-person events.”

Miller Soding

Bangladesh

During the pandemic Gifts For Good evolved into an emergency response initiative, providing relief to vulnerable communities.

“We made sure that no one is left behind to suffer- not even the most marginalized communities.”

Mithun, founder of Gifts for Good

China

Project Guangyuan aims to overcome the digital learning divide by providing students with donated devices.

“Before, I didn’t think that I had the power to push this project forward, but the pandemic created an opportunity in which electronic devices became a necessity.”

Chen Kaijun, co-founder

Zimbabwe

Eric researched how youth organisations are supporting community resilience.

“Misinformation on COVID-19 is widespread across Africa: youth civil society has been raising awareness with communities on accessing the right information.”

Eric Morgen Moyo