Young Women Transform

Young Women Transform
Empowered young women can transform their communities and the world. Learn from two projects in East Africa that are supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

15- Looking to the Future
Nov 25, 2019 • 14 min
KCEO staff look to the future and share their dreams for their organization, their community, and their country.
14- Relationship Building
Nov 18, 2019 • 23 min
The staff at KCEO discuss how the mentorship they’ve found through their networks has helped their programs succeed.
13- Adapting to Change
Nov 12, 2019 • 18 min
KCEO describes their social enterprise model and how they use it to fund the Young Mothers Incubator Program, as well as successful elements of their programming.
12- Marginalized Populations
Nov 4, 2019 • 26 min
KCEO staff share their approaches to reaching young mothers with disabilities in Kibera, Kenya.
11- Youth-Led
Oct 28, 2019 • 23 min
What does it look like to be a youth-led program in Kibera, Kenya? Rhoda Ayieko, a co-founder of KCEO, describes her leadership journey and how she stays encouraged.
10- Local Solutions
Oct 23, 2019 • 22 min
Young Women Transform heads to Nairobi, Kenya to meet the Kibera Community Empowerment Organization (KCEO) and learn about their approach to youth-led development.
09- Looking to the Future
Oct 15, 2019 • 15 min
Safeplan Uganda staff share their dreams for the future as Young Women Transform wraps up their time in Uganda.
08- Partnerships & Networks
Oct 7, 2019 • 22 min
Young Women Transform looks at the role of partnerships and networks in Safeplan Uganda’s work, with conversations about relationships with the local community, engagement with government representatives, and participation with professional networks.
07- Program Design
Oct 3, 2019 • 23 min
Safeplan Uganda Program Manager Akena Daniel talks to Young Women Transform about different areas of program design, including needs assessment, evaluation, and what impact looks like.
06- Youth Engagement & Skills Training
Sep 23, 2019 • 19 min
Young Women Transform talks to youth in Nyantonzi, Uganda about the technical skills and soft skills, like trust and open communication, that help them prepare for meaningful employment.
05- Solutions to Women’s Employment
Sep 16, 2019 • 23 min
Safeplan Uganda staff discuss some of the solutions they’ve found to overcome barriers to women’s employment, and the podcast heads to Nyantonzi, Uganda to see the solutions in action.
04- Barriers to Women’s Employment
Sep 9, 2019 • 22 min
Safeplan Uganda director Annet Birungi describes the challenges faced by women in rural Uganda in finding gainful employment.
03- Youth-Led Programs
Aug 30, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, Young Women Transform talks to Safeplan Uganda about what it means to be a youth-led program, what youth-led programming looks like in practice, and how Safeplan uses mentorship to engage youth.
02- Local Solutions
Aug 19, 2019 • 23 min
Young Women Transform travels to Masindi, Uganda to meet Safeplan Uganda and learn about how they engage stakeholders in the community and promote local ownership.
01- Young Women Transform: An Introduction
Aug 12, 2019 • 26 min
How can youth-led programs improve the lives of women? Hear about two projects in East Africa supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).