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SURvey: Covid-19 and Business
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all, and we want to know how you are all doing.
To understand the impact of the outbreak on young entrepreneurs, Youth Co:Lab developed a survey.
We want to know how you’re coping, what support you need from the global community and any innovative solutions you can share to help others.
Please take 10 minutes to respond to the survey and share it widely!
A rising tide lifts all boats: Mainstreaming youth empowerment through leadership, innovation & entrepreneurship
Read our latest newsletter to understand how Youth Co:Lab and UNDP Asia-Pacific are mainstreaming youth empowerment throughout their programmes, setting up youth to be leaders in this upcoming Decade Of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals.
Click below to learn more.
FoodMario: Strengthening communities one kitchen at a time
Meet Rohit Tiwari, founder of Foodmario, a Nepalese startup that allows people to sell their home-cooked food online through a food delivery app. Food Mario allows home cooks - most of whom are women - to make a living while feeding others, and it provides the community with a safe and inclusive way to support each other.
International Women's Day | Nakita, A Young Woman's Journey Through Entrepreneurship
Meet Nakita Irvin, a young Fijian entrepreneur changing the way her community thinks about food.
Nakita was one of our 2019 Youth Co:Lab Summit winners and is the founder of Tasty Kitchen Collective, which produces healthy, locally sourced and made food solutions.
She’s a leader who empowers and supports local Fijian women to become economically independent.
Watch to learn more.
Indigenous youth in Asia Pacific find strength in unity
"It's your community that gave you identity. It should be a self-obligatory response to give back to them."
Read some of the stories from the inspirational youth who attended the Regional Dialogue on Young Indigenous Social Entrepreneurs.