The World Youth Foundation, Inc., is a national, non-profit, grassroots organization based in Houston, Texas. The World Youth Foundation, Inc., (WYF) is designed to serve as a development vehicle to enhance the positive growth and character of all youth, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental handicap, or economic background.
Chartered in April 1991, the organization equips youth with the necessary experiences and resources to function as proactive citizens of their communities. Thus, our mission is to “teach youth how to win in life against all odds” and the mission is fulfilled through the plethora of services and programs that WYF has provided over the past 20 years. The organization is managed by committed professionals by believe in the premise, “It takes a village to raise a child”!
Over 325 Students have graduated from our Ambassador Training Program and are on track to be productive citizens and representatives of the State.
The EYI Program consists of sessions for nine months, that provide a comprehensive agenda utilizing a holistic approach to educating today’s inner-city youth about their academic, emotional, physical and professional well being. Therefore, the program promotes astute concepts for the value of education, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, exploring career choices and the appreciation of diversity.
EYI offers a strategically developed curriculum to meet the underdeveloped needs of today’s inner-city youth through experience, motivation and education. The scope of the program offers empowerment opportunities for youth as they discover and develop their hidden talents. The gifts instilled within evolve through participation in leadership development, community empowerment and education on public policy and civic responsibility.