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Confidence begins off the pitch

Futuremakers’ Goal programme gives Briony pitch-perfect confidence after making her debut at Liverpool Football Club’s famous Anfield Stadium in the…

Futuremakers’ Goal programme gives Briony pitch-perfect confidence after making her debut at Liverpool Football Club’s famous Anfield Stadium in the…

28 Sep 2021

Recovery programme sets the stage for start-up growth

A business recovery programme (BRP) in Nigeria supported by Futuremakers by Standard Chartered has helped dramatic arts undergraduate Adeyemo launch…

A business recovery programme (BRP) in Nigeria supported by Futuremakers by Standard Chartered has helped dramatic arts undergraduate Adeyemo launch…

27 Sep 2021

Goal coach helps timid student find her voice

The Futuremakers’ Goal programme in Pakistan has coached a young student to grow in confidence and establish mutual support and…

The Futuremakers’ Goal programme in Pakistan has coached a young student to grow in confidence and establish mutual support and…

27 Sep 2021

Work experience opens up career opportunities

Business administration student Anqi dreams of getting a job with a Fortune 500 company after finishing the Work Experience programme…

Business administration student Anqi dreams of getting a job with a Fortune 500 company after finishing the Work Experience programme…

15 Sep 2021

Green shoots of recovery benefit horticultural entrepreneur

‘Green shoots of recovery’ is often overused as a term meaning economic signs of growth. However, it sums up the…

‘Green shoots of recovery’ is often overused as a term meaning economic signs of growth. However, it sums up the…

31 Aug 2021

Employer changes views on unleashing young potential

A new job-matching platform supported by Futuremakers by Standard Chartered has changed both the post-COVID prospect of a young graduate…

A new job-matching platform supported by Futuremakers by Standard Chartered has changed both the post-COVID prospect of a young graduate…

31 Aug 2021

Tech skills give student a bright future

An engineering student from Dandeli in Uttara Kannada, India, has landed a paid position with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) after…

An engineering student from Dandeli in Uttara Kannada, India, has landed a paid position with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) after…

19 Aug 2021

New skills kindle student’s business potential

Futuremakers has given teenager Desti the confidence to start and run a small online business and save her earnings to…

Futuremakers has given teenager Desti the confidence to start and run a small online business and save her earnings to…

15 Jul 2021

Mwita escapes gender bias to fulfil her dream

As the only girl among five siblings, Mwita grew up in the third-largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Her passion for…

As the only girl among five siblings, Mwita grew up in the third-largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Her passion for…

7 Jul 2021

Young entrepreneur sets lifelong dream in motion

Support from his father and Futuremakers’ entrepreneurship programme has inspired Jinying to create economic value for his community and improve…

Support from his father and Futuremakers’ entrepreneurship programme has inspired Jinying to create economic value for his community and improve…

7 Jul 2021

Isaac changes the world

Isaac is a young entrepreneur in Uganda who is becoming the change he wants to see in the world with…

Isaac is a young entrepreneur in Uganda who is becoming the change he wants to see in the world with…

7 May 2021

Small steps, big dreams

Aisha’s dream was to support her family. With her newly-honed technical skills and her new-found confidence, her expectations from life…

Aisha’s dream was to support her family. With her newly-honed technical skills and her new-found confidence, her expectations from life…

7 May 2021

Meet the 14-year-old girl tackling the male-dominated world of tech

Elizabeth joined our Futuremakers programme to pursue her tech dreams

Elizabeth joined our Futuremakers programme to pursue her tech dreams

Explore our world | 17 Mar 2021

Creative Kemo’s design dreams come true

A self-taught young artist from Botswana is on track to fulfilling her dream of publishing her first novel after a…

A self-taught young artist from Botswana is on track to fulfilling her dream of publishing her first novel after a…

24 Nov 2020

Romeo is going for growth

Futuremakers enables student from the Philippines to cultivate new skills as an agricultural entrepreneur.

Futuremakers enables student from the Philippines to cultivate new skills as an agricultural entrepreneur.

24 Nov 2020

Rose inspired to follow her dream

Life-changing support from Futuremakers’ flagship education programme Goal has helped Rose to overcome a tough start in life and become…

Life-changing support from Futuremakers’ flagship education programme Goal has helped Rose to overcome a tough start in life and become…

24 Nov 2020

Laone gains confidence as a leader and entrepreneur

Laone doubted her entrepreneurial skills until Futuremakers by Standard Chartered gave her the confidence she needed to set up a…

Laone doubted her entrepreneurial skills until Futuremakers by Standard Chartered gave her the confidence she needed to set up a…

24 Nov 2020

The 21-year-old helping the visually impaired avoid a medicine mix up

After enrolling in our Futuremakers entrepreneurship programme, Wu discovered a simple and effective way to help millions of people in…

After enrolling in our Futuremakers entrepreneurship programme, Wu discovered a simple and effective way to help millions of people in…

Explore our world | 18 Jun 2020

The sport that’s helping girls break barriers

Soleha's life changed when she took up netball

Soleha's life changed when she took up netball

Explore our world | 15 Jun 2020

‘I beat the odds to become a football referee’

Damaris won’t let gender barriers stop her pursuing her dream

Damaris won’t let gender barriers stop her pursuing her dream

Explore our world | 15 Jun 2020