The first youth participants taking part in livelihoods programming at the EQWIP HUB in Zanzibar, Tanzania

20 Jul Explore the World of EQWIP HUBs

July is a special month for the EQWIP HUBs initiative. Canada World Youth/Youth Challenge International’s bold, new youth development project marked its first full year of operations – a huge milestone! A total of 17 dynamic youth innovation spaces known as EQWIP HUBs are up and running in six countries: Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania. The first cohorts of...

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EQWIP HUB volunteers Valery Soucy and Sophia Wood Massicotte mingling with youth in Lima Norte

21 Apr Inside Sophia’s Volunteer Experience with EQWIP HUBs in Lima!

Introducing Sophia Wood Massicotte, one of the first EQWIP HUBs’ volunteers, now returned from Peru, where she spent three months putting her skills into action in support of youth development as a Global Leader. Now back in Ottawa, ON, she took the time to share the story of her experience with EQWIP HUBs – an innovative new project powered by Canada...

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Hilary and two local volunteers

14 Apr Say Jambo to Hilary for National Volunteer Week

It’s National Volunteer Week and to celebrate, we’re going behind the scenes with one of our tenacious volunteers to find out what it’s like to propel #YouthForward with EQWIP HUBs, an innovative new project powered by Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International. Setting up seventeen youth innovation spaces in six countries is no easy feat! Our volunteers have been critical...

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Pledge For Parity cover photo of young woman

14 Mar Acting On Our Pledge for Parity

On March 8th, EQWIP HUBs made the #PledgeForParity as part of International Women’s Day. Today we want to take you behind the scenes, and introduce you to the ways we’re acting on our pledge. The past 8 months have seen the EQWIP HUBs Network start collaborating on the EQWIP HUBs Gender Equality Strategy. It is being designed to assure that women...

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08 Mar Our Pledge For Parity this International Women’s Day

With young women at the heart of the EQWIP HUBs sustainable livelihoods model, we are excited to announce our #PledgeForParity this International Women’s Day! Although great advancements have been made to realize equal opportunities, treatment and compensation for women - there is a still a long way to go. At the current rate, the world is not expected to experience gender...

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Tanzanian Youth Adapting the EQWIP HUBs curriculum

09 Feb Welcome to the World of EQWIP HUBs

This International Development Week, we’re excited to welcome you into the world of EQWIP HUBs with our new blog ‘Inside EQWIP HUBs!’ Featured Image: A group of local volunteers, university students, and recent graduates work together to create Tanzanian-specific content for EQWIP HUBs’ employment and entrepreneurship curriculum. Photo credit: Hilary Duff.   Six months ago Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International launched an...

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