Providing access to safe water for all

Providing access to safe water for all

Written by: Lucas Bernar Yunus&Youth Fellow Madhav Datt was 8 years old when he first realized water scarcity was a huge problem. He was in a science class when the teacher said that the water table in India was falling by almost two feet every year. At the time,...
Meet the Y&Y Fellow: Kasha Slavner

Meet the Y&Y Fellow: Kasha Slavner

On a mission to catalyse negative news headlines into a force for good. Written by: Caroline do Carmo Y&Y Fellow Kasha Sequoia Slavner is a 20-year-old filmmaker and social entrepreneur who grew up in Toronto, Canada in a single-parent household. Kasha’s...
Beverly Mutindi: my social entrepreneurial journey

Beverly Mutindi: my social entrepreneurial journey

The entrepreneurial journey—especially the social entrepreneur’s journey—can be very exciting and fulfilling, while at the same time very challenging. Fulfilling because it feels like you are living your life’s purpose, exciting because you are tackling societal...
Meet the Yunus&Youth Fellows: Sara Rajabli

Meet the Yunus&Youth Fellows: Sara Rajabli

Empowering women with special skills in Azerbaijan Written by: Marcela Lessa Paris, January, 2015. It is the middle of the night and a strange young woman knocks on Adam’s door. It is cold and there is no one else on the street anymore. Even though he is by...
Meet the Yunus&Youth Fellows: Corina Angelescu

Meet the Yunus&Youth Fellows: Corina Angelescu

“Learning how to learn will set us free” Written by: Marcela Lessa Traditional education is based on a teacher-centered delivery method directed at students, who are simply recipients of information. This top-down system was designed during the industrial...
Meet the Yunus&Youth Fellows: Igor Marinelli

Meet the Yunus&Youth Fellows: Igor Marinelli

What if you could be a superhero in a child’s life? Written by: Marcela Lessa This is the story of a very curious boy who loved exploring and learning new things. At age 10 he learned how to code and hacked into his school’s computers. When the principal...