Educate

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

Employ

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

Empower

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 for immediate recruitment: 1. Marketing Officer- 1 2. Accountant- 1 3. Intern- 2 Please find below the job description for the positions announced below: Marketing Officer – Position Description Accountant – Position Description Intern – Position Description Please note that we will not […]

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund (YDF) and the Royal Thimphu College (RTC) jointly announce availability of 2 full scholarships under the YDF-RTC Need-Based scholarship program. The scholarship will cover all tuition and boarding costs for 3/4 years. Candidates with a minimum of 50% aggregate in English + best 3 subjects can apply for this scholarship. […]

ANNOUNCEMENT

The viva interview for the YDF-UWC Partial Scholarship, 2022 is scheduled on 24th May (Tuesday), 2022 from 10:00 AM onwards at YDF Conference Hall.  Notes: Please bring all your original documents for the interview (including recommendation letters and certificates)

ANNOUNCEMENT

The written test for the YDF-UWC Partial Scholarship, 2022 is scheduled on 16th May (Monday), 2022 at 3:00 PM-4:00 PM at YDF Conference Hall.  Notes: You need not bring your documents on the day.  Those who are not in Thimphu, online arrangement will be made. 

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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