• P Project/Program

Key Information

Through 18 knowledge centres in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania, CWY and YCI’s EQWIP HUBs project offers entrepreneurship and employment training so that young people, especially women, can come together to gain market relevant skills and learn from mentors. Our youth-focused, collaborative and tech-friendly approach is unique. By working in partnership with global peers, we can create a better future for all.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


2015 - 2021


Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania


Government of Canada


Not applicable or unknown

EQWIP, Canada World Youth (CWY), Youth Challenge International (YCI)

COVID-19 Response


Government Affiliation


Ministry Affiliation


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Transition from school to work

Cross-cutting areas

  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Gender equality

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys (both in school and out of school), Girls (both in school and out of school)


18 - 30

School Enrolment Status

Population of interest is not school-aged

School Level

  • Vocational

Other populations reached

  • Boys (both in school and out of school)
  • Girls (both in school and out of school)

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Learning while working

  • Vocational training

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

Not applicable or unknown

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved financial literacy and savings
  • Increased employment/job-related skills