One Young World is working to ensure that grants are reaching young leaders as quickly as possible to address the urgent needs emerging from the Covid-19 crisis.
Find out more about the young leaders who are receiving funding from the Covid-19 Young Leaders Fund and stay tuned for more impactful stories.
Local Youth Corner
Local Youth Corner produced and distributed PPE, and sensitised inmates and staff in overcrowded correctional facilities.
Wings of Empowering Pastoralists
WEP built the resilience of pastoral communities in Kenya against the pandemic with resources and education.
Survivor Safe Haven
RiseNOW launched the Survivor Safe Haven to connect survivors of domestic abuse during the shadow pandemic access to protection.
ACISDA is helping the nomadic Afar community respond to the virus and tackle its consequences with emergency relief.
FUMEBO connects under-resourced health facilities with PPE and vulnerable families with emergency relief during the pandemic.
SOCHAI offers emergency nutritional intervention and long term socioeconomic support to at-risk communities.
The Five Foundation
Through the 'Africa’s Female Future' programme, the team distributes funds to grassroots organisations fighting rising rates of FGM.
Ingane Child Nutrition
Ingane Child Nutrition tackles food insecurity in Zambian schools that were forced to close during the pandemic.
Jamii Asilia Centre
JAC protects the rights of indigenous populations and is preventing the spread of Covid-19 through these communities.
Fundación del Empresariado Yucateco
FEYAC is helping a marginalised community recover from the economic and health consequences of the pandemic.
The SDGs Council run the DMN Initiative to mobilise young people in Vietnam to tackle the crisis and wider issues of sustainability.
The Fight Co-Vi intiaitive trains survivors of abuse to produce santitation resources to prevent the spread of the virus, and launch their own enterprises to provide empowerment.
Every Infant Matters
Every Infant Matters distributes preventative supplies to medical professionals and vulnerable communities in India, Nigeria, and Kenya.
Ebtakar Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Afghanistan
EIEAO has converted solar-powered trucks into sanitation stations to disinfect public places in Kabul and employ female entrepreneurs during the pandemic.
Young Adult Empowerment Initiative
YAEI supports health workers, volunteers and South Sudanese inhabitants of the Kiyandongo refugee settlement.
AREAi provides virtual learning and educational content for students in non-formal settings during school closures enforced to tackle the pandemic.
Armenian Progressive Youth
Armenian Progressive Youth has mobilised its volunteer base to distribute food and hygiene supplies to homebound, vulnerable people in Yerevan.
She Writes Women
She Writes Women is a women-led movement supporting the mental health of survivors of gender-based violence and for internally displaced people.
Refuge For The Refugees
Refuge for the Refugees organised door-to-door emergency grocery deliveries to help refugees maintain social distancing and food security.
Tierra Grata installs sanitation facilities in rural Colombia to prevent the spread of Covid-19 amongst marginalised communities.
HappySpace provided educational materials and mental health support for at-risk children during school lockdowns.
Manila Water Foundation
The WASH in Pandemic initiative installed hygiene facilities and distributes preventative resources in schools and overcrowded Philippine prisons.
Refúgio 343 runs emergency relief programmes for Venezuelan refugees in Boa Vista and Roraima, providing food packs and hygiene kits.
Mothotlung Network has increased its support and counselling for victims of domestic abuse during the shadow pandemic.
Lesidi la Batho
Lesidi la Batho is relieving the pressure put on vulnerable people in the Mabopane township with food relief, Covid-19 screenings, education and awareness.
A Global Voice for Autism
Include 2020 assists the conflict-affected families of children with disabilities dealing with challenges the pandemic has escalated.
Huellas de Paz
The Huellas de Paz team supports educational resources and emergency relief to disadvantaged children in Nicaragua.
The Soteria project provides medical supplies to healthcare workers in Bangladesh and trains volunteers to educate the local community.
The organisation ensures frontline healthcare providers are safe and supported during the pandemic.
India Needs You
India Needs You donated waterless hair wash and body wash to those on the margins of society, and tracked for outbreaks in exposed communities.
Zenith for Young Women Achievers
The #AmWithHer initiative forms a network of support within remote communities for victims of gender-based violence.
SmartFarms produced and distributed hydroponic equipment to prevent food insecurity amongst vulnerable familes during lockdown.
Lotus Flower Foundation
Lotus Flower supports Kurdish conflict survivors lacking essential support in refugee camps to tackle heightened domestic violence.
Fundación El Origen
Fundación El Origen runs educational programmes and an offline learning app for indigenous school children in their native language.
Human and Hope Foundation
HHA disseminated Covid-19 education and preventative resources to tackle the spread of the virus through school workshops.
Breaktime employed and trained homeless young adults to alleviate food insecurity in Greater Boston that is heightened in the pandemic.
MAIA Impact School
MAIA Impact School trained young indigenous women to spread Covid-19 awareness and teach preventative measures.
The Hope Initiative
The collaborative of students was providing wide-ranging support for overworked healthcare workers during the crisis.
Co-Hope distributed PPE to health workers in a selection of under-funded health facilities in Indonesia.
The 39 funded initiatives, led by young leaders, can be explored in more detail in the 2020 Annual Impact Report.
Search for them by 'country' or 'project type' in the SDG Impact Tracker you can find in the digital version of the report.