To inspire young people from diverse backgrounds to be creative and entrepreneurial and to take ownership of driving change in their communities.
We inspire, upskill and connect young people that are passionate about driving change in their communities.
Our early feedback has been brilliant (check out some of our participant's happy tweets and our video below!) and our impact stats from the pilot journey were pretty awesome - keep reading to see these!
We continue to work closely with the group to support the development of them as individuals and their ideas.
Roughly speaking, the mix of the group is one-third aspiring social entrepreneurs, one-third campaigners and one-third social impact career starters. Check out this video of our recent one-year reunion to find out more.
feel they will be a better leader as a direct result of taking part in Drivers for Change
feel their communication and storytelling skills improved because of the journey
agree or strongly agree that they will create a larger social impact because of Drivers for Change
agree or strongly agree to feeling more able to create lasting change
agree or strongly agree that their confidence in their leadership ability has grown because of Drivers for Change
feel that they are better equipped to become a purpose-driven leader
Stats from Akou Impact Report 2018.
The last 12 days have been eye opening! Participating in an incredible journey across the U.K. with @Change_Drivers & a group of other young changemakes from across the UK & beyond made it a transformative experience & was great to end at @UKHouseofLords for our pitch #DfCJourney pic.twitter.com/sFm1jIZrHZ
— Consolata (@consolata_jw) July 3, 2018
The morning after #DfcJourney, I can’t quite believe how 12 days can transform your professional & personal outlook on your own life & the world. Thanks aren’t enough for the wonderful people who’ve made it amazing, know this is just the start for the networks we’ve built 💪✨ pic.twitter.com/lMQv3qm1R3
— Jenny Raw (@RawJenny) July 3, 2018
I honestly cannot believe it’s over! @Change_Drivers has been an incredibly transformative experience for me and I’m now, more than ever, determined to make the #change I want to see in the world! I’ve also made friends for life - which is a little bonus. #WatchThisSpace pic.twitter.com/wvjNojRelZ
— Tom McEachan (@TomMcEachan) July 2, 2018
theory of change
Our theory of change explains how our journey has an impact both on the young participants and the communities they live in.