Yes Youth supports the empowerment of Kenyan youth as envisioned in the 2010 constitution. The program aims to develop peaceful leaders among 18-35 year-olds, with the complementary objective of improving their socioeconomic status.
Grantee: CERMES, University of the West Indies
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados and OECS countries
Duration: 2 years (July 2011-December 2013)
Funding to date: $767,350
Objective: To develop teaching and research related to Climate Change with an emphasis on cross-sectoral adaptation including short courses in climate change, to upgrade the Centre’s existing physical infrastructure to support the region.
Grantees: The Secretariat of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States; the University of the West Indies’ Center for Resource Management and Environmental Studies; the Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology; the Government of Barbados.
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados, St. Kitts & Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Grenada.
Duration: 5 years (2011-2015).
Funding to date: $2.5 million
Total Projected investment: $20 million.
Grantee: Grenada Cocoa Association
Duration: 15 months (May 2012 to June 30, 2013)
Funding to date: $173, 968
Beneficiary Countries: Grenada
Objective: To improve youth workforce development by supporting training programs to transition youth-at-risk into productive employment.
Grantee: Caribbean Examination Council (CXC)
Duration: 3 years (September 2012-September 2015)
Funding to date: $1,559,647
Total Investment: $4,215,714
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados & OECS
Grantee: Education Development Center Inc.
Duration: August 2011 to August 2013
Funding to date: $2,405,700
Total Investment: $2,600,000
Beneficiary Countries: Guyana
Objective: To provide support for the implementation of the Skills and Knowledge for Youth Employment Program”
Grantee: Prince’s Youth Business International.
Duration: 3 years (April 2012 to March 2015).
Funding to date: $693,497 (DA)
Total Investment - $2 million.
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda.
Grantee: Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW).
Duration: 3 years (April 2012 – April 2015).
Funding to date: $1.07 million (DA)
Total Investment - $2.4 million.
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda., Grenada and St. Kitts & Nevis.
Grantee: The American Council on Education/ Office of Higher Education for Development (ACE/HED)
Sub-Grantee: Indiana University in partnership with the Cave Hill School of business/University of the West Indies (CHSB/UWI)
Duration: 5 years (October 2010 to September 2014)
Funding to date: $1.0 million (DA – USAID/Barbados and USAID/E3)
Total Projected investment - $1.7 million
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados initially and OECS countries
Grantee: The International Youth Foundation
Local Sub-Grantees: Antigua & Barbuda: Gilbert Agricultural Rural Development Center. Grenada: T. A. Marryshow Community College, Grenada Industrial Development Cooperation and NEWLO. St. Lucia: A consortium of the National Skills Development Center/RISE/CARE and the BELfund.
Duration: 5 years (September 2008 to September 2013)
Funding to date: $5,000,000 (DA and CBSI)
Total Projected Investment - $5.0 million
Last updated: September 18, 2014