Ripple Effect

Half of young people in East Africa are unemployed – can agriculture offer a solution?

A young continent

Three young people in Rwanda stand outside their house.
Alfred’s family (middle) is a child-headed household. He is the head of the family. He lost his mother in 2019 who was taking care of him and his niece & nephew, Lillian and Billy (left and right). They are part of the Empowering Coffee Growing Communities project, Rwanda.

Changing attitudes to agriculture

Access to education and useful skills training

Ripple Effect
Lilian (18) is studying Primary 6 and Billy (21) is studying in high school senior 2

Ripple Effect’s youth-focused projects have delivered significant results for young people

Why is it so important that we do this work?

A young woman in Rwanda smiles, she is wearing a bright blue top
Young people like Lillian deserve an education, a career, and freedom from poverty. We show young people every day that they can choose their own futures.
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