3 reasons to choose Taksvärkki
Youth in youth groups and student councils in many countries are working to tackle discrimination faced by people with disabilities. Together we can bring about change
“I would like to impact the decision makers. They need to invest more in children’s and young people’s well-being.”
Manyi, 16, Guatemala
The proceeds from the Taksvärkki fundraising are used to support young people making an impact, for example through these means:
Two peer educators can organize training for 70 young people in Zambia. The subjects of the trainings are the disability rights and sexual and reproductive health.
Young Kenyans get to implement environmental initiatives to curb climate change.
The young people organize a discussion session for community leaders and local authorities about issues that concern them in their municipality in Guatemala.
Messages from young changemakers
Materials for teachers
Learning materials, workshops and video clips.
Enroll your school
Organize a traditional Taksvärkki Day where everyone works for one day to support youth in Nepal or help your students to organize their own fundraising event.
How it all works in Taksvärkki fundraising
Taksvärkki (ODW) fundraising
Youth in Finland raise funds by working for a day and donating their pay to Taksvärkki campaign.
Partner organizations in 6 countries
The proceeds from the Taksvärkki fundraising are used to support youth advocacy work in Guatemala, Kenya, Malawi, Nepal, Zambia and Sierra Leone. Taksvärkki’s partner organization’s projects promote equality.
Promoting youth participation
Young people work together with adults and decision-makers. Taksvärkki supports conditions for young people to participate in the development of their own communities.