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EQWIP HUBs is a joint project of Canada World Youth (CWY) and Youth Challenge International (YCI), Canadian leaders in global youth development.Apply your skills and make a difference with CWY or YCI today!

CWY offers transformative learning experiences where youth pursue purposeful actions and further develop their capacity for agency which creates a longer lasting impact for themselves and society.

YCI offers once in a lifetime opportunities to get involved with innovative, market-ready solutions that tackle critical global issues and help catapult youth around the world to succeed and prosper.

A global collective united to change the trajectory of youth

As part of the Volunteer Cooperation Program, CWY and YCI’s EQWIP HUBs project seeks to increase the ability of local in-country partners to address local challenges and enhance Canadians’ participation in, and understanding of, Canadas’ international development work.

See our impact!

Since 2015, CWY and YCI’s EQWIP HUBs project has made great strides impacting the livelihood opportunities for young women and men across our 18 international HUBs. See our Annual Report here.

Improved livelihood opportunities for youth

Learn how together, with support from Canadian volunteers and global partners, we have empowered young women and men across 6 countries to change their lives.

Global collaboration for change

Find out how Canadian volunteers contributed to EQWIP HUBs’ success by dedicating their time and skills and through fundraising for innovation.

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Building sustainable futures

See how our capacity building approach has enabled youth organizations around the globe to increase their ability to provide impactful youth programming.

EQWIP HUBs is a global partnership collaborating to change lives

Through 18 knowledge centres in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania, CWY and YCI’s EQWIP HUBs project offers entrepreneurship and employment training so that young people, especially women, can come together to gain market relevant skills and learn from mentors. Our youth-focused, collaborative and tech-friendly approach is unique. By working in partnership with global peers, we can create a better future for all.

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Canada World Youth & Youth Challenge International

Each recognized as Canadian leaders, CWY and YCI bring a combined 70 years of expertise in global youth development. Forty thousand young people around the world have been transformed through CWY’s world-renowned global reciprocal exchange programs and YCI’s youth innovation initiatives, proving young people can lead real change in global health, the environment, and youth livelihoods.

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