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Meet the Futuremakers

Stories about young people who are reaching their potential through Futuremakers by Standard Chartered

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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…

15 Jul 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