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Green Weaving Center (GWC)

The Green Weaving Center (GWC) is designed to be a Himalayan Artistic Mandala, an authentic artistic life experience designed to incubate a model for Gross National Happiness (GNH) in education and eco-business. Through such experiences, one will be guided to a happy work and life (GNH life) and to transform one’s daily life into life. This will foster […]

YDF- BracU Scholarship (2020)

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: 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 Tel:+975 2 327483/329135 during office […]

YDF’s Preventive measures against COVID-19

Wondering how our young people are engaging themselves during the outbreak of the pandemic? Here are the encourgaing stories shared by our young volunteers (Y-VIA) when their schools are closed and have to stay home ( fighting against COVID-19) 1.Mr. Rinzin Wangdi, Y-VIA member of Pemagatshel Dzongkhag. \   2. Tshering Pelzom from Tashigang. “I am reading, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scholarships Announcement

1.YDF-RTC Need-Based Scholarship (2021) The Bhutan Youth Development Fund (YDF) and Royal Thimphu College (RTC) jointly provide ONE FULL SCHOLARSHIP under the YDF-RTC Need-Based Scholarship Programme. The scholarship will cover all tuition and boarding costs for 3 years.     Candidates with a minimum of 50% aggregate in English + best 3 subjects can apply for […]

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 […]