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.

Edward Lampton with cousin Kerrilee

Empowering indigenous youth

Australia

Award Leader Edward explains how the Award helps bring young people from different cultures together.

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Kerrilee Lampton from Australia on her visit to the UK

Lives of young indigenous Australians turned around

Australia

Kerrilee explains how the Award has given her and other young people a better outlook on life.

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Responsible giving

South Africa

Duncan has created a project to encourage companies to make a long-term commitment to communities.

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Much more than just survival

Russia

Through the Award, Natalia has met and made friends with people from different cultures and backgrounds.

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Gold Award holder's goal

New Zealand

Having lost his sight in an accident, Sean was keen to support others who've lost their sight.

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Supporting children from disadvantaged backgrounds

South Africa

Taking part in the Award inspired Schalk to do more in his community.

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Award holder campaigns to fight poverty

New Zealand

Through the Award, Katya Curran has been invited to talk at international forums about the fight against poverty.

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Nairobi student takes on primary challenge

Kenya

Rachel raises funds to provide more young people with access to education.

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Green economics

Ghana

Award holder sets up community project to help protect local environment.

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Waste not, want not

Pakistan

Asad set up a campaign to help educate the community on their environmental impact.

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