06 Oct 10 ways volunteering abroad with EQWIP HUBs will change your life

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Powered by Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International, EQWIP HUBs provides Canadians with life changing international volunteer opportunities in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania. Working in partnership with like-minded local youth, EQWIP HUBs volunteers share a transformative experience that helps young women and men to grow into their full potential. Here...

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31 Aug Making of EQWIP HUBs: Canadian volunteer Hilary Duff’s Photo Essay

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] As the new school year in Canada begins, many of you are thinking about what you want to accomplish and how you want to set yourselves apart. Interested in cultural studies, human rights or environmental sustainability – wondering where they could lead you? Why not look beyond what you will learn in textbooks...

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31 Jul EQWIP HUBs global programs help youth reach their potential

Powered by Canadian leaders in global youth development – Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International– the EQWIP HUBs project is a global network that connects Canadian volunteers, youth participants, and international partners through innovative programming in six developing countries. This programming offers entrepreneurship and employment training so that young people, especially women, can come together to gain market-relevant skills...

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05 Jul EQWIP HUBs International Volunteers Collaborate to Change Lives with Young Entrepreneurs

Canadian volunteers teamed up with a global network of partners to introduce the EQWIP HUBs Youth Innovation Fund. Launched in May and June across 6 developing countries, the Youth Innovation Fund, will support youth entrepreneurs to turn their business ideas into reality. Canadian volunteer Helen Gao (EQWIP HUBs Tamale, Ghana) collaborated to create a series of interactive, global workshops to...

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14 Jun Getting to Know the Young Chiclayans

Originally Posted By Nicole Secker, A Volunteer at EQWIP HUBs Chiclayo, Peru. Many "cliché" thoughts went through my mind when I started writing about the young people in Chiclayo, Peru -- thoughts like getting to know them has been a revealing experience that has changed me, and that their smiles are the greatest rewards. However, things are sometimes clichéd for a...

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24 Apr Maddalena activates leadership in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Maddalena is volunteering in Zanzibar, Tanzania as a Youth Communications & Engagement Coordinator. Read on to discover how she activates leadership as part of Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International’s innovative EQWIP HUBs project! Volunteering with EQWIP HUBs has allowed me so many opportunities to strengthen my skills in a global environment. These experiences have helped me not only to...

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24 Apr Noah activates creativity in El Alto, Bolivia

Noah is volunteering in El Alto, Bolivia as a Facilitation and Training Assistant with Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International’s EQWIP HUBs project. Read on to learn how he activates creative problem solving to help find solutions that propel #YouthForward. ¡Buenos días desde Bolivia! My name is Noah (in the middle), and I am a Facilitation and Training Assistant, working...

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24 Apr Jonathan activates collaboration in Lima, Peru

Jonathan is volunteering in Lima, Peru as a Youth Livelihood Officer with Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International’s EQWIP HUBs project. Read on to learn how he activates collaboration and why it’s essential to achieving our goals and accessing a career in international development! I remember the first time I had to run a meeting in EQWIP HUBs as a...

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07 Mar #BeBoldForChange: Celebrating International Women’s Day at EQIWP HUBs

International Women’s Day is an important time to celebrate the accomplishments of women all over the world; however, it also signifies that we all have a collective responsibility to shape a society where the contributions of women are seen and appreciated equally to those of men. The World Economic Forum predicts that the gender gap won’t close until 2186, but...

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06 Feb International Development Week 2017: Celebrating A Year of #YouthForward Impact

Our goal to propel 100,000 youth forward by 2020 is well underway as EQWIP HUBs comes together to celebrate International Development Week in 2017. When Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International launched EQWIP HUBs almost two years ago, it became apparent that this could become a truly novel approach to youth development. With 72 million young people around the world...

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