Help young people build promising futures

The hotel industry's global solution to youth unemployment

YCI helps disadvantaged young people flourish by opening the door to the world’s leading hotels.

We enable the hotel sector to support local communities and build a pipeline of skilled and motivated talent to recruit from. Our vision is for all young people anywhere in the world to have the same opportunities for education and employment no matter their background.


YCI receives funding to become blueprint for tackling modern slavery

Survivors of human trafficking will be able to build a safe and secure economic future for themselves thanks to a new YCI project in India and Vietnam. …

YCI to launch new pilot projects to support people with disabilities into employment

YCI and Sightsavers are working together to develop YCI programmes that will support people with disabilities to access employability opportunities. …

“YCI helps young people turn their lives around”

Kathryn Porter, Director of Youth Strategy EMEA at Hilton is a keen champion of YCI and eager to

YCI Photo winners reveal a world of opportunities

The Global YCI team is based in London, UK and although we sometimes get to visit our programmes

“The transformation in every young person is unbelievable”

We interview Mrs Kher of our India non-profit partner Yuva Parivartan about how YCI can help young people

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Overcoming hardship to achieve independence

Hong* grew up in a rural area of the Nghe An province in Vietnam in a Thai community. Her family had scarce resources, and her parents worked …

Radwa, YCI Cairo, Egypt 2017

Radwa was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. Bright and ambitious, she was keen to build a promising future for …

Doha, YCI Cairo, Egypt 2017

Doha grew up in Cairo, where she lived with her family and two siblings. An ambitious and focused

Rocio, YCI Mexico City, Mexico 2015

Rocio lived in Mexico City with her family. A shy, reserved woman, but a keen student she had

Agneta, YCI Nairobi, Kenya 2015

  Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, Agneta is the eldest of five siblings. The devastating passing of

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