Apply to attend Global Youth Summit 2018 in Switzerland (fully-funded)

Deadline for application: 4th March 2018


The Global Changemakers currently receive applications for the 2018 Global Youth Summit for youths making a positive impact in their respective communities, a joint collaborative program by the Mercator Foundation Switzerland and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation aim to bring together youths making a difference in their various communities.

Who is eligible?

The most inspiring, interesting, enthusiastic, determined, innovative young social entrepreneurs, community activists, volunteers and campaigners who are working towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) across the globe. Participants should be between 18 and 23 years old at the time of the summit.

 What does the program cover?

If you are selected, your flight (from your country’s main airport), transport from Zurich to the summit, accommodation and food costs will be covered for the duration of the summit. Insurance and additional personal expenses, as well as visas to enter Switzerland (for those who require one) will not be covered.​

​How to apply

In order to apply you need to fill in an online application which includes a two-minute video describing your motivation and your efforts to bring about a positive change in your community. There is also a 35 USD application administration fee (the fee is less than 2% of the cost of bringing a participant to the summit).

It is suggested you prepare your application and video by reading  and ensuring that you have a PayPal account or credit/debit card ready to be able to pay the 35 USD application administration fee.

STep 1: Pay your non-refundable application fee. 

NB Please make sure to copy your Transaction ID, Order Number or Money Transaction Number to paste it on the online application form.

STep 2: Make and upload the 2 minute application video. 

STep 3: Fill in the online application form. 

NB You cannot save your application, so it is suggested that you prepare your written application using the application guide as a reference and copy- paste your answers directly to the form thereafter.

 The application deadline is Sunday 4th March 2018 6 p.m. CET

To apply click on the link below


Why Violet Mbiti Foundation,Vijana Network International Limited and Youth County Projects Kenya exists

Everything we do, we believe in challenging the status quo, we believe in thinking differently. The way we challenge the status quo is by offering quality projects and opportunities that will empower socially, economically and politically the lives of 16 million unemployed youth from the 47 counties in Kenya that we believe we will reach. Want to partner with us?

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This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya.
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