Let’s co-design and launch skill-development and impact programs that reflect your values, support youth in their personal and community development, and contribute to the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In 2020, IBMz and Goodwall partnered on #CodingStory, a mission run through the Goodwall platform, to help youth improve their skills in coding and build stronger digital communities. Participants created short videos on what or who inspired them to start coding. The mission resulted in more than 250k impressions, 170 video submissions, and drove participation in IBMz’s online event, “IBMz-4-Good-Ideathon”, to more than 2,000 participants – exceeding their expectations. The winner received mentoring from IBM, and $1,000 to help further their education in coding.
“I have collaborated with Goodwall on a number of different occasions. I encourage you to work with Goodwall and have an amazing experience as I have had with IBM.”
“I want to start my own business and be an entrepreneur, so I started to learn coding. Now I am building an educational app for remote countries in order to enrich their language skills.”
Goodwall partners with Fastweb (a member of the Monster network), to link youth in the U.S. with learning opportunities through Fastweb’s leading website for scholarship and financial aid information. We run the #ScholarshipNow mission through Goodwall, where users upload videos sharing how a scholarship would help them reach their educational and professional goals. The winners receive a scholarship of $2,500 to help fund their education.
“This will help me fund my education, while working less hours at my part-time job and focusing more on my education.”
UNICEF works with Goodwall on a number of initiatives that support youth and are focused on making an impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030. We have partnered on missions encouraging youth to help increase Covid-19 vaccination rates in Africa, for example. We also work with UNICEF’s ecosystem of partners like Yoma, to help youth worldwide reach their full potential. Our #BetterTogether mission gathered a network of 35+ partner organization and 60+ guest speakers with series of 10 missions that were uniquely designed to tap into young people’s motivation to better themselves and raising awareness of global issues, in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“Goodwall has revolutionized the way we connect to youth. We have been able to drive real impact in Africa, and anticipate similar results in other regions of the world.”
“I won three domestica courses to broaden my knowledge.”
“Goodwall is the best community I have ever known, where I have met many friends across the world.”
Goodwall and Generation Unlimited have partnered on numerous programs for youth. Goodwall has helped Generation Unlimited reach and engage with young people in targeted areas, encouraging them to level up their skills and drive change in their communities. Youth from Ghana were rewarded for finding innovative solutions to environmental issues in their communities in the #YouthShapeGhana mission. With New Skills Together, we are working together on a mission to get youth back to work after Covid.
“Being on Goodwall has challenged me to explore new options and given me access to people with different perspectives from diverse backgrounds.”
Goodwall partners with Randstad Direct on supporting youth, specifically in France, on their career journeys and connecting them to opportunities. Together, we provide youth in France with access to learning, skills development, internships and jobs. Through our partnership, we are working to build an active and engaged youth community in France. We run specific missions together on topics like improving interview skills and tips on building a career.
Wyss Academy for Nature focuses biodiversity protection, sustainable land use and climate-friendly societies and how human wellbeing is dependent on nature. To help champion these issues, Goodwall works with Wyss to reach out to youth and encourage them to think about sustainability. One mission called, #FutureFood, asked participants to share their ideas on how to improve the future of food sustainability from production to distribution to consumption. Another mission, #GreenTogether, focuses on environmental conservation and climate activism.
“I started using Turkish food preservation methods, which preserves the fruits and vegetables that we would otherwise throw away.”
In collaboration with the UK’s leading university for climate action, The University of Dundee, Goodwall launched the #SmallSteps mission in July 2021. The global mission encouraged young people to share some small steps they can do in their lives to help the environment. In addition to cash prizes, the overall winner received an exclusive mentoring session to learn from one of the leading specialists in sustainability.
“I'm happy because during this challenge, I learned to take small and intentional steps to help the environment - whether it is by planting or recycling.”
“I'm glad to be part of the Goodwall community. Self confidence and communication skills are what Goodwall gave me.”
Yoma, the Youth Agency Marketplace, partners with Goodwall on supporting young people – especially in Africa – to develop skills and access educational and career opportunities. Together, several missions have been launched through Goodwall, such as, inspiring young women to get into tech careers, pitching a sustainable business idea, and leveling up skills for the careers of the future. Participants receive training and certifications through Grow with Google, have access to speakers and influencers in technology, and even internship opportunities with other partners.
“I am very much excited about getting this data analytics certificate after five weeks of thorough learning.”
Online learning pioneer Walden University partnered with Goodwall on a global mission to recognize acts of courage and determination by women – #CelebrateGirls. To coincide with International Women’s Day 2021, participants were asked to post a short video, photo or text, showcasing a young woman in their life who has inspired them by overcoming gender stereotypes. Daily prizes were offered and two overall winners were given grants to Walden’s 12-week leadership course, Meeting the Leadership Challenge. Together, Goodwall and Walden also hosted two virtual events to celebrate the winners, which also included an inspiring lineup of speakers.
“Thank you to the Goodwall team and to Walden University who have provided us with this amazing opportunity to talk about inspiring women in our lives. From this challenge, I learned that there should be equality in every aspect of our lives.”
The University of Geneva, CERN and their consortium of partners worked with Goodwall to develop a mission, in the framework of the Open17 initiative, aimed at tackling two specific issues: Climate Action and Gender Equality. The mission invited participants to pitch a project that tackles climate and gender challenges using crowdsourcing solutions. Winners received cash prizes, an opportunity to win an exclusive online coaching program from top European research labs, and the top two teams will present their projects to United Nations experts and impact investors in Geneva, Switzerland in March 2022.
“Big thanks to Goodwall, Crowd4SDG, Future Learning Planet, Future Africa, and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS Namibia/ Angola), as they all molded me into who I am today and I am grateful.”
“With our project, we want to make sidewalks accessible for a larger group of people, especially for women, letting them feel safe walking alone on the streets…Our first project focuses on ecological and accessible sidewalks using organic materials with less concrete…Crowdsourcing is the ideal option to retain materials, since most of them are recycled or organic.”
Goodwall partners with Friends of Bata, the Foundation started by the Bata family, of the well-known shoe Brand. Our program with Friends of Bata focuses on shared goals of empowering youth to think about environmental sustainability and and entrepreneurship. Through the sponsoring of ongoing Goodwall missions, they offer prizes to winners.
Goodwall hosted the #Food4Thought mission for the Swiss Embassy to the United Nations in Rome through Wyss Academy for Nature and Bites of Transfoodmation. Goodwall members were asked think about the food system to learn and understand how their favourite dishes got to the table, starting from production. Participants posted videos and images, sharing ideas on how to reduce the environmental impact of certain food system practices.
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