Job Vacancy Announcements

1.Waste Paper Recycling Unit, a social enterprise under Bhutan Youth Development Fund, is pleased to announce the following Job Vacancy:   Sl.no Designation Workplace Nature of Employment Minimum Qualification Salary No. of Slots 1. Driver Waste paper recycling unit, Social Enterprise Under YDF, Industrial Estate, Bjemina Contract with possible extension Driving experience with team attitude […]

The Golden Youth Award Camp 2019

The 12th Golden Youth Award Camp 14th July 2019 (From Left is the 12th Golden Youth Award Camp winner, Ms.Palden Tshering Yangchen, next is Mr.Sonam Tenzin Wangchuk and His Honourable Prime Minister, Dr.Lotay Tshering, from right is Ms.Sonam Tshomo and Ms.Tshering Yangchen Lhamo.) The ten days of GYA program came to a successful happy ending on the 14th of July after Ms.Palden Tshering Yangchen of Drukgyel Central School, Paro was crowned as the […]

Scholarship Announcement

  1.YDF-Genesis Global School Scholarship, 2019 The Bhutan Youth Development Fund is pleased to announce the availability of ONE slot of 100% and TWO slots of 50% scholarships to study in Genesis Global School in Noida, India under Gyalyum Tseyring Pem Wangchuck Scholarship program. These Scholarships are for students who wish to study in Genesis […]

Celebrating Unity – for Excellence

The 11th Golden youth award camp was held from 5th to 15th July 2018 in capital. 80 participants from all over the country participated in the camp. They were the brightest students of class 10 from their Dzongkhags who were selected trough series of selection interviews both at school and Dzongkhag level. Prior to the […]

The 11th Golden Youth Award Camp

  Celebrating Unity – for Excellence The 11th Golden youth award camp was held from 5th to 15th July 2018 in capital. 80 participants from all over the country participated in the camp. They were the brightest students of class 10 from their Dzongkhags who were selected trough series of selection interviews both at school […]

Investment & Social Enterprise

Nazhoen Pelri Eco-Friendly Initiative A Featured Investment Project and Social Enterprise  As an innovative social enterprise of the YDF, the Nazhoen Pelri Eco-Friendly Initiative in Bjemina, Thimphu is Bhutan’s first ever waste paper recycling unit that produces on average 20,000 egg trays per week from waste materials and employs recovering drug dependent youth to reintegrate them into […]

Youth Participation & Child Protection

The Youth Participation & Child Protection program enhances youth participation by providing youth with opportunities and platforms to build leadership skills and self-esteem through capacity building, trainings and participation in community development projects. Under this program, we also provide our stakeholders with the necessary knowledge and capacity to uphold child rights and protection. The program caters to the […]

Drug Education & Rehabilitation

Major changes are taking place in Bhutan. Rising rates of rural-urban migration have brought many young people off the land and into the cities, accelerating the breakdown of the extended family support system. In urban areas of Bhutan, young people must fend for themselves and they often experience alienation. Exposure to television, the Internet, and […]

Empowerment for Employment

To address the high youth unemployment rate that continues to straddle aspiring Bhutanese youth, YDF vigorously promotes skills development through training establishments like the Nazhoen Pelri Souvenir Centre, holistic community development projects like My Gakidh Village, and short term skills training in vocational trades and entrepreneurship. The Nazhoen Pelri Souvenir Center The center was established in 2005 […]