OUR MISSION: Improve health and livelihoods among disadvantaged youth WHAT WE DO: YLabs designs programs that address the key health challenges facing disadvantaged youth (10-24 years). HOW: We help governments and local organizations design, evaluate and scale new ways to improve young people’s health and economic futures.
YLabs designs programs that address the key health challenges facing disadvantaged youth. We work with governments and local partner organizations to create, evaluate and scale solutions designed with young people that address the key health, economic and social challenges facing today’s youth. We bring a unique mix of human-centered design, impact evaluation, adolescent medicine, and implementation know-how to the global problems facing youth. Founded, in 2014, our work has been awarded international innovation awards from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Packard Foundation. We are based in California and currently work in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.