Citi-Kenan Micro and SME Academy for Digital Youth

The Covid-19 outbreak has severely impacted the youth unemployment rate, especially among graduates, students, and disadvantaged people at risk of dropping out of the education system; including those who choose to study a vocational course because of the lower cost compared to other further study options. The development of vocational

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Just Jobs Network: platformized home-based work for women

Opportunities, costs, & outcomes of platformized home-based work for women: case studies of Cambodia, Myanmar, and Thailand
This project is designed to fill critical knowledge gaps regarding women’s opportunities for home-based platform work and enable comparisons across these different forms of work for the purpose of setting policy priorities that

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YSEALI Economic Empowerment Regional Workshop

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Economic Empowerment Regional Workshop involved youth leaders from the ASEAN region and Timor-Leste for a multi-day workshop centered on the YSEALI pillar of economic empowerment. Through the workshop, participants discussed and experienced how utilizing private sector practices to create social enterprises can create

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Mekong Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs (WE Inspire)

Communities along the Mekong are being significantly affected by changes to the river’s water flow, impacting people’s livelihoods and the traditional rural lifestyles; this affects household food security, income, and the culture and ways of life for over 60 million people. Further, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has added to their

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Remodeling demographic structure towards sustainable and inclusive society

This project has three objectives: 1) to build cross-sector collaboration to arrive at a shared vision for smart family planning; 2) to develop an informal network among multisector stakeholders and build a platform and opportunities for dialogues to jointly identify key initiatives and priorities for a Smart Family Planning Declaration;

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Digital Marketing for Smart Farmers

The project’s objective is to provide training to develop beneficiaries’ skills in online marketing, business model canvas and adapting to changing consumer behaviors. Through this, the project will help Thai farmers all over Thailand increase the sales of their agricultural products, and ultimately enhance the quality of life and wellbeing […]

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YSEALI Vietnam 2020 Workshop Series

Kenan will organize 15 two-day workshops, each of which will have at least 50 participants, in rural provinces across Vietnam. Each workshop will emphasize interactive learning that simultaneously builds participants’ soft skills, such as communication, advocacy, and critical thinking, and grows their understanding of critical global challenges related to health,

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YSEALI “FuturePreneur” Economic Empowerment Regional Workshop

The workshop will bring together 66 youth leaders from the ASEAN region and Timor-Leste for a multi-day workshop centered on the YSEALI pillar of economic empowerment. The workshop will serve to empower YSEALI members to develop solutions, connections, and ideas to advance the positive potential of social entrepreneurship across the

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WeEmpowerAsia: Empowering Women for Stronger Societies

WeEmpowerAsia is a UN Women program funded by and in partnership with the European Union that seeks to increase the number of women who participate in and lead in business in seven countries in Asia. The project in Thailand strives to increase women’s leadership, participation, and access to business opportunities

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Aspiring Hospitality Workers of Tomorrow

Kenan Foundation Asia has partnered with the Department of Skill Development, Ministry of Labour to build essential 21st century skills, entrepreneurship, and online marketing literacy to 1) youth or hospitality workers in entry-level roles and 100 laid-off employees. 2) 140 TVET students in Bangkok and the surrounding area. The goal

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