A Bridge to the Future: From Higher Education to Employment for Displaced Youth in Africa

The Mastercard Foundation commissioned World University Services of Canada, to conduct a mapping study of bridging programs in Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, and Kenya, that support access to higher education and employment opportunities for displaced youth, refugees, and internally displaced persons. This mapping study, A Bridge to the Future: From Higher Education to Employment for Displaced Youth in Africaexamines the complex relationship between displacement, education, employment, and policies that impact access to education. Insights from the study will inform the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program approach to higher education opportunities for displaced youth.