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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Facebook We Think Digital

The project promotes a sense of digital citizenship and equips Thai youth with tools and skills to effectively navigate and engage in the growing and evolving digital community. To do so, the project will deliver training to selected youth leaders, who will then work with Kenan to co-facilitate regional virtual

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GHB Seniors Got Talent

Kenan led the GHB Seniors Got Talent project to enhance entrepreneurship and online marketing skills of senior citizens. Under the project, Kenan tailored its small business curriculum to meet the unique needs of senior citizens, using tools such as Business Model Canvas, and leveraged its Boost with Facebook curriculum. By […]

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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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USAID Chumchon Harapan

Kenan Foundation Asia has championed people-to-people engagement across Thailand’s Deep South for the past nine 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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Next Normal Situation Analyses

Next Normal Situation Analyses: A Study of COVID-19-induced Global Changes in Preparation for the 2022 APEC SME Meetings In collaboration with OSMEP, Kenan conducted a study of the COVID-induced Next Normal trends and organized an international seminar to disseminate its results. The study explored and analyzed major trends at the […]

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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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