• HRH The Earl of Wessex and speakers at the Special Projects event

    “The Award taught me how to live,” Amos tells donors

    At a recent event, 40 existing or new major supporters of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award’s Special Projects heard first hand how their donations are equipping young people for life

  • Award participants in Nepal

    Award set to reach five million in Nepal

    The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is laying the foundations for a national programme in Nepal, thanks to a network of facilitators including the British Ambassador, the British Council and

  • Nairobi student takes on primary challenge

    Seventeen-year-old Rachel Nyokabi Wanjohi is one of the fortunate 41%* of young people in Kenya who are enrolled in secondary or tertiary schooling. While 83%* of children are enrolled in primary

  • Learning to live

    Ghanaian University students, Alice Agyiri and Esther Chinebuah, have helped poverty stricken children and families in the Pampaso region of Ghana through a positive scheme they call YES – the Youth

  • A class act

    Jones Viduku and Judith Otabel, both 19-year-old students, have vastly improved the prospects of children, in and around the Ghanaian village of Pepease, thanks to an idea that came to them whilst

  • A lesson learned

    When still at school, Kenyan born Judy Chesire realised that for many children living in the remote area of Bartabwa in Kenya, finishing their education was not possible because of seriously harsh