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International Aboriginal Youth Internships (IAYI) Initiative

For more information about the below-mentioned initiatives, please visit the Canadian Government Website

Canada World Youth

This project will provide 20 Aboriginal youth with internships in Colombia. The internships will focus on strengthening environment and youth development, and increasing food security in communities in Colombia. Interns will support local partners and communities in the areas of technical support training, peer-to-peer learning, and social media and communications activities.

Centre de solidarité internationale du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (in French)

This project will provide 13 Aboriginal youth with internships in Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Ecuador. The internships will focus on improving maternal health and promoting agriculture and environmental sustainability in Aboriginal communities in these countries. Interns will work with local partners and communities in training technical support personnel, conducting research, and developing monitoring and evaluation tools.

Comité de Solidarité de Trois-Rivières (in French)

This project will provide 16 Aboriginal youth with internships in Bolivia and Nicaragua. The internships will focus on improving maternal health and nutrition, stimulating sustainable economic growth, and strengthening governance in Aboriginal communities in these two countries.

Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development

This project will provide 19 Aboriginal youth with internships in Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Interns will support local partners through a variety of culturally specific HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support services that focus on the needs of the local populations.

L’AMIE (in French)

This project will provide 12 Aboriginal youth with internships in Madagascar. The internships will focus on strengthening basic education for children in Aboriginal communities in this country. Interns will help local partners and communities to improve the quality of formal and informal education for children by developing tools and sharing educational approaches.

VIDEA

This project will provide 20 Aboriginal youth with internships in Uganda and Zambia. The internships will focus on improving the future of children and youth, and stimulating sustainable economic growth in these countries. Interns will assist partner organizations to provide local youth with the education and life skills needed to recognize their rights and to meaningfully contribute to society.

International Aboriginal Youth Internships (IAYI) Initiative was last modified: October 31st, 2016 by swaeditor