Scholarships Announcement

  1.YDF- BracU Scholarship (2020)   10 scholarships available for undergraduate (8 slots) and postgraduate (2 slots) at the Brac University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Requirements for scholarships are: Requirements for scholarships are: 1.Criteria of BracU  2.Scholarship details  3.Application Form For more information visit www.bracu.ac.bd You can also email us at tashi.deki.gyeltshen@gmail.com or contact us at […]

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 the vocational trades as well as entrepreneurship. The Nazhoen Pelri Souvenir Center The […]

Fundraising

YDF’s dedicated Fundraising team focuses on raising funds for our programs both internationally and at the local level. From school clubs to ad hoc community events to crowdfunding, we strive to further the mission of our NGO.  We keep in constant contact with banking institutions for financial updates, and insure that our partners’ and donors’ […]

Scholarships

While the government provides universal public education for all children in Bhutan until class 10, many children still do not complete basic education. Children are often removed from school due to the socioeconomic needs of their parents. A majority of families in Bhutan depend on subsistence farming for survival, and they view more value in […]

Sponsor a Monk

In Bhutan, almost 10% of the population is part of the monastic system. The clergy plays an important role in the day-to-day lives of the Bhutanese and is a body that is well-respected by the people and an essential part of their being.   Many of the children who become monks come from economically disadvantaged […]

Secretariat

The Secretariat of the YDF coordinates between significant stakeholders such as the President, Vice-President, Executive Director, members of the Board, and external partners. It oversees the information exchange and interaction needs of the President, Vice-President and the Executive Director with respect to significant stakeholders. It is committed to provide easy access to the stakeholders to […]

Communication & Resource Center

Communication and Resource Center division of YDF primarily focuses on networking and public relations, media and branding, and the functioning of the resource center for any youth publications or materials. This unit strives toward image building and awareness, to emerge YDF as a point of reference for youth-related programs and policies. A fully functional Resource […]