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Youth Enterprise Project (YEP)

Los Angeles, CA
Joined in June 2009

About Us

A youth-led organization, the Youth Enterprise Project believes in the power of young people to find solutions to problems that affect them. Envisioned by a former street boy, the Youth Enterprise Project aims to help street youth gain employment and become self-sufficient. YEP will provide paid apprenticeships, ongoing training and psychological counseling to support the launch of youth-run micro-enterprises. Through programs that train participants and encourage them to be active in their own development, YEP will assist street youth to become productive and contributing world citizens. A pilot phase is scheduled for launch in 2010 in the Kawangware slum of Nairobi, Kenya.

A youth-led organization, the Youth Enterprise Project believes in the power of young people to find solutions to problems that affect them. Envisioned by a former street boy, the Youth Enterprise Project aims to help street youth gain…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Economic Development
  • Microfinance

Location

  • Los Angeles, CA 90291

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