Small businesses helping to prevent child marriage

When Manuela Coletti from Youth Economic Justice (YEJ) opened the organisation’s first enterprise development projects in Madhya Pradesh in 2016, she knew that early marriage was a serious issue for the community. She hadn’t expected that it would have such an immediate impact on the organisation’s activities. YEJ began their work by opened a tailoring school and a bakery to train local adolescent girls in skills …

Diplomas for Bread

For six girls in Garratola Village, a lesson in bread making has led all the way to a high school diploma. The girls are apprentice bakers at the Rose Bakery, a women-led community enterprise in Madhya Pradesh, India. Through selling their loaves and snacks at a stall on the main road that runs past the village, the young women have …

YEJ to present at Scotland’s International Development Alliance Annual Conference – Tommorrow’s World

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 17th September 2018 YEJ will present their work from their Scottish Government Grants at Scotland’s International Development Alliance Annual Conference on Tuesday 25th September in Edinburgh. In celebration of the third anniversary of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Year of Young People in Scotland, this year’s annual conference will focus on the role of young people in development both …

Looking to the Future

  Are you interested in working with a small NGO whose vision is a world where young people have hope, confidence and competence for their future through sustained economic engagement? YEJ are seeking new trustees and Volunteers to join our team.  We are at an exciting phase in our development and wish to seek input and expertise from candidates who …