Wildlife Safari & Teamwork
A wonderful day was spent on safari in the Ngorogoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The morning started with a giraffe sighting before many zebras, hippos, buffalo and some lions filled the day. On their trip home the participants reflected on the importance of these conservation areas, discussing various perspectives on the relationship between […]
Iraqw Tribe & Talking Conservation
“Indigenous knowledge means a lot, so it needs to be transferred to new generations in one way or another,” is a Learning Sentence of the days experiences shared by Amber. Meeting an Iraqw elder, the YGP participants learned traditional techniques of constructing homes, heating, and making clothes. Learning about the Iraqw tribe, highlighted the vast […]
Social Entrepreneurship for significant change
“With good intentions and the drive to help, you will find ways to do good no matter where you are,” is one of today’s Learning Sentence shared by Ann. Today the 2018 Learning Journey headed to Anza, an organisations that enables social entrepreneurs, through consulting and hands-on trainings, to kickstart an enterprise or improve business practices. Hearing […]
Women’s Rights & Meeting a Maasai community
“Life is not fair for everyone but it is in our hands to make it better.” A Learning Sentence by 2018 Learning Journey participant, Kaan, reiterates today’s learning about women in leadership, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and gender-rights issues. This was kickstarted by a lecture and discussion on human rights, where the participants agreed that […]
Emotional Intelligence & Tanzanian Culture
“Being together and reflecting with each other is one of the ways of realizing our emotions,” shared by Hassan, is one of the Learning Sentences that encapsulate todays experiences. This morning the participants undertook an Emotional Intelligence workshop, providing methods and tools to improve their understanding and relationship to their own emotions and the emotions of […]
World Trade & Reflections
Today we dived into learning, combining a morning lecture and discussion on globalization, with a visit to a local coffee farm. A core component of the YGP Learning Journey is the Reflection Hour. Each evening after activities and experiences, all participants take time to reflect on their learning of the day, individually and then in groups. […]
The 2018 Learning Journey starts NOW!
The 2018 Learning Journey has begun, kickstarting the newest YGP Global Talent Network! Bringing together 24 diverse hand-picked talents from around the world, the group has brought with them an amazing energy for learning and intercultural experiences. Today, the newest members of the YGP family also undertook a teamwork challenge in the Arusha area of […]
2018 LEARNING JOURNEY ONLY 10 DAYS AWAY!
At YGP, we are excited to kick start the 2018 YGP Global Talent Network in Tanzania on July 29th. Arriving from all over the globe, the 2018 Learning Journey will bring together participants from 15 different countries! During the 3-week Learning Journey, we’ll be sharing some daily experiences of the 24 hand-picked young global […]
Last Mile, Bridging the Access Gap in Tanzania
A key theme of the YGP Learning Journey is social entrepreneurship. During our 2017 Learning Journey in Tanzania, the YGP Members visited Anza, a startup accelerator in the Kilimanjaro region, and heard presentations from inspiring local social enterprises. One promising startup which had a profound impact on our members was Last Mile. Electricity, feminine health […]
New Talent Network Launched!
This summer YGP brought together 23 young talents (selected from thousands) from 12 countries spanning the globe for three weeks of personal growth. During the Learning Journey, which again took place in beautiful Tanzania, the talents participated in a variety activities, lectures, and adventures to gain a broad introduction to Tanzania as well as an […]