Impact Report 2017

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For every $1 invested One Young World Ambassadors deliver $13 of social value


people impacted by One Young World Ambassador- led initiatives


people impacted by 50 projects featured in the 2017 report


people helped to overcome poverty, and given access to affordable energy, clean water and sanitation across 7 countries


people impacted through increased health education and access to physical and mental health services


students educated in over 96 schools

Almost 700,000 people trained

6,410 small businesses given access to new opportunities

and 151 people enabled to start their own micro-enterprises


people educated and engaged in peace-building through more than 5 summits and seminars


people impacted through improved sustainability in production and consumption in their communities, with more than 15,000 young people engaged through sustainable sports training sessions


people impacted through increased awareness about inequality and increased opportunities for disadvantaged individuals and groups

1,674,953,868 people educated about environmental sustainability

and 600 hectares of wetlands protected

Number of People Impacted by Ambassador Projects

Totalling 17.5 million since 2011




One Young World Ambassadors are working to help progress all 17 Sustainable Development Goals in countries around the globe. More than 150 Ambassador projects featured in the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Impact Reports are showcased here. The Social Return on Investment (SROI) has been calculated for each of these projects. Click on the SDG icons below to find out what Ambassadors are doing to help achieve each Goal.


See the full list of project reports featured in the 2017 Annual Impact Report here.

See the list of Peace Ambassadors featured in the 2017 Annual Impact Report here.

Want to be featured in the One Young World Annual Impact Report 2018? Tell us how you have made an impact by emailing our Impact Analyst at [email protected].