Nyankpala Youth Development
Ghanaian national policy defines youth as persons within the age of 15-35 years, a group that constitutes 35% of the total population in Ghana. This is a challenge, as a large number of young people seeking education, health care and employment opportunities adds great pressure on already scarce resources, but investment in young people also holds the potential for significant economic, social and human gains both in the short and long term.
Case Study: From Fish Farmer to Politician
With over 60 partnerships in India over 25 years, Tzedek’s income generating projects have helped thousands of beneficiaries lift themselves out of poverty. However, increased income is often just the start of changes in beneficiaries’ lives. We have heard many great stories, including changes in beneficiaries’ self-confidence and development as local leaders. Here is the story of Ms. Nagavalli from Tamil Nadu who has become a famous and fearless social activist.