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Going the extra mile for young people across the world – Terence runs for YCI

Going the extra mile for young people across the world – Terence runs for YCI

Terence Baker, Senior Reporter, Europe for Hotels News Now (part of STR), is embarking on a 100km run in aid of YCI. On 3 September 2017, Terence …

Launch of YCI Zambia 2017

Launch of YCI Zambia 2017

“Of all the CSR initiatives we run at the hotel, YCI is the closest to my heart.” As he greeted …

Noemi, YCI Cancun, Mexico 2017

Noemi was born in Cancun, Mexico where she lives with her parents, grandparents and four siblings. She loved

Guillermo, YCI Mexico City, Mexico 2017

With even fewer young Mexicans in work than before the 2007 economic crisis, Guillermo faced a bleak outlook.

Biswajit, YCI Delhi, India 2015

Unable to keep up with fees, Biswajit left school and decided to find paid work so he could

Thanh’s Story – YCI Hanoi

Thanh’s Story – YCI Hanoi Born to a farming family in a rural province of Vietnam, Thanh* fell into the hands of traffickers who promised secure employment. With the support and rehabilitation offered by Peace House Shelter,…

Mayra, YCI Cancun, Mexico 2017

Mayra, YCI Cancun, Mexico 2017

Mayra was one of the first YCI students at Hyatt Ziva Cancun Mexico. From her first

Interview: Nitesh Gandhi, General Manager Oberoi Gurgaon

Interview: Nitesh Gandhi, General Manager Oberoi Gurgaon

YCI interviews Nitesh Gandhi, General Manager of the Oberoi Gurgaon. Keep reading to find more about

Monty, YCI Delhi 2014

Monty, YCI Delhi 2014

Monty was born and raised in Delhi, where he lives with his parents and siblings. Needing to support them, he left school at 16 to find work. Soon, he took on casual employment at a local grill