Award stories

See how The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is transforming individuals and communities across the globe. From the streets of Delhi to the favellas in Brazil, the Award is helping put young people on the path to a better future.

On the right side of the track

South Africa

Vionaver has transformed her community, helping to provide safer living conditions for its residents.

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Female Award participants in Ghana looking at photographs

Life through a lens

Ghana

Patricia Yeboah's Award project has enabled marginalised young women to share their stories and experiences with the community through the art of photography.

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Aviral Gupta looks at clothes with women in Makkawalam, India

Micro-financing in the community

India

Concerned by the plight of poverty in his community, Aviral Gupta decided to take action.

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Award holder Errol De Souza

Former offender receives Gold Award

South Africa

Errol De Souza explains how the Award helped turn his life around.

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Gold Award holder Spencer Aston

Rehabilitation through the Award

UK

Spencer proves that the Award is open to all, regardless of their background or ability.

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Raising hope

Kenya

Julius helps young people in the Mathare slums cope with the challenges they face.

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Dr Rosanna Peeling, Gold Award holder from Hong Kong

First female to get Gold in her country

Hong Kong

Dr Rosanna Peeling explains why the Award is a valuable tool for young women's development.

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A lesson learned

Kenya

Judy Cheshire launched an initiative to help young people complete their education.

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Gold Award holder Janice Mustafova

A Canyon to Climb

Ireland

Janice Mustafova overcomes her illness to get Gold.

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Second chances

UK

Former young offender Danielle explains how the Award helped her rebuild relations with her family, friends and the community.

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