The Youth Globalisation Awareness Programme (YGAP) is a vibrant exposure and exchange programme for young staff members of IFWEA affiliates and associated labour organisations. It takes place annually and is hosted by the IFWEA Secretariat in Cape Town, South Africa at the historic labour heritage site, Community House.
Dennis Maluwa is from the Zimbabwe Chamber of Informal Economy Associations (ZCIEA), Zimbabwe.
My YGAP has been: “Life-changing!”
Sulaima Ramadam is from IBTIKAR, Palestine.
My YGAP has been: “Emotional.”
Ronaldo Fonseca is from UNI-SASBO, South Africa.
My YGAP has been: “Very insightful.”
Ada Hamidovic is from ABF Association for Culture & Art, Bosnia.
My YGAP has been: “Amazing.”
Uthman Kaisi is with Streetnet/MUFIS, Malawi.
My YGAP has been: “Educative.”
Camilla Ostergren is with ABF, Sweden.
My YGAP has been: “So interesting to learn about other people’s activism, and what drives them.”
Flaktrim Hani is with ABF – Young Eagles, Sweden.
My experience of YGAP thus far has been: “The developing of our minds through exchange.”
John Norberg is with ABF – Union of Commercial Employees, Sweden.
My YGAP has been: “Life-changing.”
SARA YASIN HASSAN
Sara Yasin Hassan is with ABF – Young Eagles, Sweden.
“YGAP gives you strength.”
Mirna Obeid is with ABF – Union of Commercial Employees, Sweden.
YGAP has made me feel: “I am not alone.”
Nadjam Malik is with ABF – Construction Workers Union, Sweden.
My YGAP has been: “Adventurous.”
Miia Kelsey is from TSL – Finnish Industrial Union, Finland.
My YGAP has been: “Amazing, interesting and a unique experience.”
Samira Koistinen is from TSL – JHL, Finland.
My YGAP has been: “Life-changing. I have made new friends, had new experiences – it’s changed my life!”
Nea Ikonen is from TSL – PAM, Finland.
My YGAP has been: “Incredible and challenging. I’ve had to look into myself.”
Hayfa Trabelsi is from UNI Africa – FGBEF, Tunisia.
My YGAP has meant: “New beginnings.”
Emilija Stepanovich is from ABF – Initiative for Economic & Social Rights, Serbia.
My YGAP has been: “Diverse.”
CHRISTY SABEENA MUTHUKUMAR
Christy Sabeena Muthukumar is from ISD, Sri Lanka.
My YGAP has been: “Amazing!”
SINEGUGU PRECIOUS MTHETHWA
Sinegugu Precious Mthethwa is from UNI Africa – SACCAWU, South Africa.
My YGAP has been: “Like seeing life without a filter.”
CONFIDENCE NAKAI CHIVENDE
Confidence Nakai Chivende is from Patsimeredu Edutainment Trust, Zimbabwe.
My YGAP has been: “Emotional, fantastic, educational!”