The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is committed to making every youth a leader. An estimated 59 percent of Bhutanese are younger than age 24. As Bhutan’s leading youth organization, we are working to ensure that all youth have equal access to education, meaningful employment and opportunities to develop their potential. Our programs build leadership skills, encourage teamwork and promote the value of service among youth. Through advocacy work and strategic partnerships, we work to encourage youth participation, raise awareness of youth issues and promote youth-oriented policy. We invest in Bhutan’s future, one youth at a time.
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In commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Board and Staff of YDF offers our heartfelt prayers, dedication, and love to his Majesty The Fourth Druk Gyalpo. His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuck was born to King Jigme Dorji Wangchuk and Ashi Kezang Choden […]
Bhutan is a landlocked country roughly the size of Switzerland, with a population of approximately 750,000. 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 […]
Her Majesty the Queen Mother Ashi Tshering Pem Wangchuck, President of YDF and Her Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck, Vice President of YDF, met with President – Mr. Uday Khemka – of partner nonprofit organization ‘Youthreach.’ The YDF’s collaboration with Indian NGO Youthreach started in 2012 after YDF became a member of International Youth Foundation. The ‘Passport to Success: A […]
The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce the availability of 5 full Scholarships for the economically disadvantaged background to pursue classes XI and XII in Private Schools within Bhutan for the academic session 2015 & 2016. Students who have appeared BCSE 2014 and not enrolled in any of schools or institutions may apply. […]