Justine’s Story

Peer to Peer education saving up young lives in Tanzania Justine is a young change maker from Kyela District impacting change through peer education where he facilitates sessions in five (5) villages in Mwaya ward in Mbeya Region. Recurring incidents of abuse, assault and misconduct carried out by juvenile in conflict with the law has …

Parvathi’s Story

Young people are experiencing the devastating effects of the climate crisis all across the world from rising temperatures and extreme heat weaves to drought. Young people are responding to this crisis urgently and continue to work for a sustainable future. Parvati is a 28-year-old Youth Climate Champion working with Restless Development on the Youth Climate …

Michael and Peter’s Story

Solar Powered Innovation is lighting up young lives in Sierra Leone. Electricity is essential for learning in rural Sierra Leone, meaning the difference between being able to study at night, or skipping homework.  For most students in rural communities, children join their parents on the farm or market to help earn money after school and return …

Faridah’s Story

Faridah, is a 24-year-old psychotherapist living in Uganda.  In her country, young people, young mothers, and women face many challenges. It is difficult to access sexual reproductive health services, especially for women in rural areas whose partners deny them a choice or access to services Faridah Women in Uganda are viewed as inferiors who cannot …

Akash’s Story

Around the world, we’re seeing clear evidence that our climate is changing. Floods, drought, temperature, air pollution have been increasing every year. Climate change is making life harder for young people who already struggle to get clean water. Akash Mishra, is 21 years old, currently living in Bangalore, volunteering as a Youth Climate Champion with …

Mayur’s Story

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues affecting young people. Young people’s vision of a better world is threatened by climate change and related systemic problems such as inequitable access to resources.  Mayur is a 21-year-old biology student from a small town called Wardha Maharashtra and is currently studying biology at Azim Premji …

Akshatha’s Story

Akshatha is a 26-year-old architect from Mirjan, Uttara Kannada in India living in Bangalore. She has been working to tackle the impacts of change in Bangalore. 

Fanta’s Story

Gender must not determine whether girls get education, Girls, just like boys, deserve education because an educated girl can change the world. Fanta Jalloh is a 23-year-old woman living in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Her favourite childhood memory was going to school. Fanta used to love social studies, her dream was to study to become a …

Christina’s Story

Christina is a young Restless who is challenging gender stereotypes in her community and supporting other young entrepreneurs.