Aspiring Hospitality Workers of Tomorrow

 

The project will build the 21st century, workplace, and financial life skills of 50 low-income youth (18-24 years old) to help them gain quality employment and achieve long-term financial mobility. In addition to training, the project includes an internship component that will enable participants to acquire valuable workplace

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USAID Chumchon Harapan

Kenan Foundation Asia has championed people-to-people engagement across Thailand’s Deep South for the past eight years through USAID assistance. The USAID Chumchon Harapan, meaning “Community of Hope” project, fosters social cohesion in the region by empowering youth leaders to become community connectors.
The program trains youth on leadership and community

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Youth to Work

Although Thailand enjoys a low unemployment rate of 1-2%, this masks underlying problems in underemployment and high youth unemployment. As of 2017, youth unemployment rates in Thailand reached 5.2% in large part due to skills mismatches between workforce needs and youth capabilities, as there is a shortage of youth workers

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Citi Teacher’s Money Sense

Following up on its successful financial literacy project for at-risk women, Citi Foundation worked with Kenan to create a financial training program for low-income teachers and their students in Nonthaburi, Nakhonnayok, Rayong and Chon Buri provinces. To ensure its sustainability, the Teacher’s Money Sense project was designed to instruct teachers

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YSEALI Economic Engagement in ASEAN Regional Workshop

80 YSEALI members travelled to Hanoi, Vietnam for the YSEALI Economic Engagement in ASEAN Regional Workshop organized by Kenan Foundation Asia, where they learned about the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), intra-ASEAN and US-ASEAN trade as well as strategies to induce sustainable economic development. Beyond only building the YSEALI members knowledge

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Vietnam Disabilities Study Tour

The aim of this project is to demonstrate how integrated rehabilitation services are being planned and implemented from a management perspective to a range of medical directors and senior health officials in Vietnam. The project will increase participants’ understanding of disability services that are provided in Thailand, give a background […]

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ThaiBev Leadership for a Better Quality Of Life

ThaiBev (Thai Beverage Public Company Limited) June 2014 May 2017
Initiated under ThaiBev’s Community Smile program, the Leadership for a Better Quality of Life project demonstrates ThaiBev’s commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals where it operates, and to fostering livable, sustainable, and equitable communities.
The project works

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Vietnam Women Improving Lives and Leadership (WILL)

United States Department of State (October 2014-March 2017)
The Vietnam Women Improving Lives and Leadership (WILL) project applies an innovative and gender integrated approach to building the capacity of Vietnamese civil society organizations (CSOs) and public agencies that serve the needs of women.
Funded by the U.S. Department of State,

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