About Wangari and YEES!
Wangari is a business marketing specialist with interests in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. She is passionate about making business and business models to work in low-income communities and founded the YEES! Progam as a way of tackling the issue of youth unemployment through an an educational leadership model, imparting valuable life-skills and hands-on practical running of school-based business.
The purpose is for kids to learn how to create businesses while they are still young. They work with local youth coaches in schools to teach kids to ”start, run, manage and have fun”, which gives them the skills to become ”futurepreneurs”.
The YEES! program offers: 1. a reliable, robust go-to hub for enterprising and sustainable schools. 2. Financial capacity and enterprise education to school kids, resulting in a school-kid led revolutionary holistic school development model in under-resourced schools and communities.