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Overseas impact

We fund education and leadership projects overseas which build capacity and empower young leaders in our region.

We’ve been lucky enough to fund 12 projects in the Asia-Pacific since 2012.

Right now, we fund education projects that empower young people to rise out of poverty in Cambodia and Timor-Leste. And we partner with like-minded youth organisations across our region, to grow capacity and build strength in our movement for a more just world.

We don’t work in-country. We know that our partners are the experts in creating change in their own communities and countries, not us.

Cambodia                     Timor-Leste                    Youth partners   

Practice Note: Youth Participation in Development

Young people can be valuable leaders and decision makers, as long as they are empowered and given opportunities to participate. We believe that this is particularly true for the development sector, where organisations can benefit from the unique perspectives and insights of young people.

Oaktree’s International Engagement team have developed a practice note that explores the value of youth participation in development. It identifies specific contributions that young people can make in different development processes, provides advice in key thematic areas where increasing youth participation is particularly important, and provides initial guidance for organisations wanting to develop a youth strategy.

Click here to download our Practice Note!

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