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The Bhutan YDF empowers young people by providing resources and platforms to define their own future and bring about positive, sustainable change in their communities.

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The Bhutan YDF supports young people by offering innovative programs and opportunities to address the unique needs of underserved and disadvantaged youth.

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The Bhutan YDF inspires young people to realize their full potential as productive citizens and compassionate leaders through scholarships, service-learning, and advocacy.

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YDF-Genesis Scholarship Announcement

YDF-Genesis Scholarship Announcement The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce availability of ONE 50% scholarship to study in Genesis Global School in Noida, India. The Scholarship is for students who wish to study in Genesis Global School from grade VII-XII. Annual Fee structure for 50% scholarship Class 6-8(CIE CS1) Class 9-10(CIE IGCSE) Class […]

About Bhutan

Bhutan is a landlocked country roughly the size of Switzerland, with a population of approximately 7,50,000. Bhutan is known as Druk Yul, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Bhutan is a country deeply rooted in Mahayana Buddhism, a tradition that stresses not material rewards, but individual development, sanctity of life, compassion for others, respect for […]

18th Foundation Day of YDF

On 16th June 2017, the Bhutan Youth Development Fund observed it’s 18th Foundation day at Simtokha Dzong, Thimphu. The foundation day this year was marked with a special ritual ceremony on the year of YDF’s President, Her Majesty Gyalyum Tshering Pem Wangchuck’s 60th Birth Anniversary. Rituals, namely Choku Goem Tong Tsho (Goem Chamdrey Sum) was […]

Announcement : Golden Youth Award Camp 2017

Golden Youth Award Camp 2017 The YDF initiated the Golden Youth Award in 2005 to commemorate the 50th Birth anniversary of His Majesty the 4th Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck, with the aim to motivate and reward outstanding youth portraying excellence in academics, sports, cultural activities, leadership, social contributions and exceptional talents. Every year one […]

About YDF

With a special focus on disadvantaged youth, the Bhutan Youth Development Fund enables Bhutanese youth to realize their full potential as productive citizens. The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is a senior member of civil society, known as an advocate for disability rights, substance abuse prevention and treatment, education, employment, and other important issues impacting youth. The Bhutan YDF provides financial support for youth development activities like leadership and volunteerism, drug rehabilitation, special education, basic skills and vocational training, and advocacy for youth-oriented policy.

From the President



Her Majesty the Queen Mother
Ashi Tshering Pem Wangchuck

The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is committed to making every youth a leader. As Bhutan's leading youth organization, we are working to address the growing needs of our youth and ensure that all youth have equal access to education, meaningful employment and opportunities to realize their potential.

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