About Us

The youth-led development agency

Young people are most affected by the most persistent problems in the world, yet are frequently overlooked as part of the solution. Our mission is to place young people at the forefront of change and development. Our strength comes from being led by young people and young professionals, from the boardroom right through to the field.  We have been working hard since 1985 and over the past 27 years, our programmes have reached over 7 million young people. Restless Development works full-time in India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. We also have international offices in London and Delhi. Restless Development is now leading efforts with UN agencies, bi-lateral agencies, civil society and governments in Africa and South Asia in how to effectively and meaningfully engage young people in development.

Young people are most affected by the persistent problems facing the world, and yet are frequently overlooked as a resource. As the largest, most energetic population, young people can and must be part of the solution.

 

87%

of young people in the world live in developing countries

47%

of the world’s unemployed are young people

40%

of new HIV infections occur among 15-24 year olds

136m

young people are illiterate

30%

of 15-24 year olds in the world live on less than $2 a day

60%

is the average percentage of the population under 25 in the world’s poorest countries

We are currently working in 4 regional programme offices of Iringa(the Head office),Mbeya,Ruvuma and Dar es Salaam.

Don’t hesitate to visit our International website at: www.restlessdevelopment.org

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