Enveilling the Youth Fund for Community Innovation (YFCI) Project in Burkina.

First wind turbine built by young William Kamkwamba, Source: Wikipedia
Left (recent version of the wind turbine built by William Kamkwamba), right (first wind turbine built by William Kamkwamba). Source: Wikipedia
William Kamkwamba during his speech at the Washington MWF Summit, August 2019
Maxwell Simba, Lead actor of the film. Washington MWF Summit, August 2019
William Kamkwamba and Maxwell Simba at the Washington Summit
Flyer introducing AYID
Achille Sawadogo (Right) Meeting with the Executive Director of AYID (left) to talk about the project, May 2020
  • Support the efforts of young people working to challenge social issues in agriculture, livestock, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, carpentry, audio-visual, IT, gender, human rights, health, etc.;
  • Contribute to the development of social entrepreneurship;
  • Stimulate the interest of young people to become the building blocks of the development of their community;
  • Support innovation and creativity among young people.
  • 12 young inventors and social innovators are trained;
  • 2 social enterprises are created at the end of the project.
  • 20 new young people are direct-hire and 100 indirectly hired to solve social issues in their community
  • 12 innovative initiatives are supported.
  • Target population

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Mandela Washington Fellow, for Young African Leaders — Civic engagement — Development Cooperation, Economist, Project Management skills, Free learner

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Achille Sawadogo

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Mandela Washington Fellow, for Young African Leaders — Civic engagement — Development Cooperation, Economist, Project Management skills, Free learner

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