We ensure children and youth receive the education they need to define their own futures.


We train and generate livelihood opportunities for disadvantaged young people to thrive.


We empower children, youth, and communities across Bhutan to realize their full potential.

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Book a Youth Homestay at My Gakidh Village

My Gakidh Village, or “My Happy Village”, is a joint initiative of the Bhutan Youth Development Fund, Aide et Action International, World Wildlife Fund Bhutan and UNDP Bhutan, the first of its kind in Bhutan with the overall goal to curb rural-urban youth migration by providing sustainable livelihood skills and opportunities to unemployed youth within […]

Job Vacancy

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce the following vacancies: Sl.No Position Level Slot Qualification Employment Type Experience Salary Place of posting 1.       HR/Adm. Officer V-2 1 Degree with aggregate of 60% in BBA(HRM/B.Com) Contract 5 years work experience in same field 15,419+30% contract allowance Thimphu 2.       Fundraising Officer V-2 1 […]

Scholarship Announcement

SCHOLARSHIPS available for  undergraduate and postgraduate at World University of Design (WUD) in Delhi, India. 4 Tuition Fee waiver scholarships 5 Partial Scholarships on Tuition Fees  (Note: All courses available for the undergraduate and only MBA course available for the postgraduate) Candidates fulfilling the following criteria may apply: 1) For the degree program, candidate should have scored minimum […]

Scholarship Announcement

PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS available for undergraduate studies at Brac University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Candidates with a minimum of 65% aggregate in English + best 3 subjects in class XII, and a minimum of 60% aggregate in English + best 4 subjects in class X may apply for the scholarship. You are required to apply online through BracU’s website showAdmissionProcessIntl  […]


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  The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce the selected candidates for the HR & ADM Officer and Social Enterprise Officer:   1. Mr.Bijay Rai (HR & ADM Officer)   2. Ms.Deki Choden (Social Enterprise Officer)   Click on the links provided below to view the result.   HR & ADM   Social […]

About YDF

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is working to ensure that all youth have equal access to education, meaningful employment and opportunities to develop their potential.

Since 1999, the YDF has served thousands of children and youth across Bhutan - with a special focus on the disadvantaged. We are Bhutan's leading youth organization and a senior member of civil society. Our programs and investments support youth development and participation, education, substance use prevention and treatment, disability rights, child protection, skills training, social entrepreneurship, well-being promotion, and policy advocacy.

From the President

Her Majesty the Queen Mother
Ashi Tseyring Pem Wangchuck

“The youth comprise more than half of our total population. Therefore, the way we handle the development of children and youth will have a crucial bearing on every development goal that this nation has set collectively."

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