Transforming lives with young people
Between 2019 and 2022, Futuremakers has reached more than one million young people (74 per cent young women) across 43 markets. We are committed to promoting economic inclusion and empowering the next generation to learn, earn and grow.
We empower young people in Europe and the Americas to learn life skills, become job-ready, grow their businesses, and shape their own futures.Read more
We partner with Challenges Worldwide to support MSMEs and young people to achieve inclusion win-win in Ghana, Uganda and Zambia.Read more
We partner with Sightsavers to support young people with disabilities to develop skills and secure decent employment through Futuremakers.Read more
We partner with Youth Business International to help young entrepreneurs to build resilient businesses in Indonesia and Turkey.Read more
We partner with Women Win to use sport, play and life skills to empower girls and young women through Futuremakers in Pakistan, Nigeria and Malaysia.Read more
We partner with the International Rescue Committee to uplift female market-stall owners to earn and grow their business in Sierra Leone and in Cameroon.Read more
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Understanding our theory of change
The Futuremakers’ theory of change explains three interlinked ‘pathways’ that offer young people opportunities to become more economically active. This provides a framework against which to measure the success of the programmes, and the wider initiative.
Exploring the education, employability and entrepreneurship paths under Futuremakers
We partner with non-governmental organisations to implement Futuremakers programmes across 43 markets.
Established in 2019 by Standard Chartered Bank, the Standard Chartered Foundation (SCF) is a charitable foundation that tackles inequality by promoting greater economic inclusion for disadvantaged young people from low-income households, particularly girls and people with visual impairments.
SCF is the lead delivery partner for Futuremakers by Standard Chartered.