We are restless

Young leaders for a just and sustainable world

What we do

Young people are stopping the spread of COVID-19 in their communities.
24,485 young people leading change in their communities, in
74 countries around the world

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I reached out to people by phone and online, educating them on COVID-19

Aisha

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Global young changemakers

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Mialy, Young Researcher Madagascar "No one else knows more about youth issues and how to solve them than young people ourselves. We are the experts."
Harriet, Campaign Coordinator UK "With the right platforms and support, young people's power to drive change in the world of campaigning, and beyond, is limitless."
Aapurv, Programme & Partnerships Manager Uganda "As a young professional, Restless Development has given me an opportunity to have a seat at the decision-making table and lead the organization's strategy."

Driven by our values

Shishu, volunteer India "A Learner today, is a Leader tomorrow. As a young person this is my motto in life; working within my community to achieve sustainable development."
Tiffany, Board Member USA "I am excited to help others recognize the power, insight, and potential that youth have"
Aisha Tanzania "I started to volunteer with restless development because as a young girl my voice can bring positive changes to my community, especially on the issues related to women and girls like gender equality and family planning."
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