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Mentor and Mentee profiles

  • Mentoring rural youth to make agriculture attractive

    The more I read on youth mentoring, especially YPARD’s mentoring programmes, the more I got inspired and tempted to mentor young people. I remained restless, until I could launch myself a Rural Youth Mentoring-2017 programme at my own institute - ICAR- Indian Veterinary Research Institute - on 28th February, 2017.
  • Meet Dinesh Panday, the founder of EduMala Mentoring Program

    Professionals want to share; youth wants learn; that’s why the platform arises. Besides being a platform, EduMala is a visionary, dynamic and innovative idea. So we encourage you to be the part of it. If you would like to know more about our program, or interested to join as mentor (for particular session), please send us an email to
  • Meet YPARD Mentee: Sally Musungu

    We all need experienced mentors for our starts up to be successful. The entrepreneurial mentoring program could not come at a better time and I consider myself extremely lucky to be selected into the program. Specifically, information on business model canvas from my mentor has been very applicable while I was drafting my poultry business model.
  • Meet YPARD Mentee: Emmanuela Clinton

    My expectations coming to the online mentoring program for young women entrepreneurs is to grow my business to the extent of being recognised internationally. In addition, i want to radically inspire more youths to passionately go into poultry farming as a business.
  • Meet YPARD Mentee: Dina Dominic Kikuli

    The online mentoring program for young women entrepreneurs is of great deal to me. This is because as a young entrepreneur who entered into business with no practical experience i need a lot of trainings, coaching and mentoring. The mentoring is the Perfect platform for me to grow and expand and in turn reach more and more people and help them grow and expand as well.
  • Meet YPARD Mentee: Rozi Chisowa

    I would encourage my fellow youth to not only think of getting a job after graduating from school, instead they should think differently by creating jobs. Above all I would like to urge institutions and government to help youth who are showing interest in farming by providing with them financial support.
  • Meet YPARD Mentee: Honorine Uwera

    “People always think that the best way to earn is to have a work in an office. I envision a food secure and safe by doing Organic Farming which is one promising industry and business to get on with.”
  • Meet YPARD Mentee : Aralova Dildora

    “My expectations from this program is to contribute to raising incomes of the rural woman society and to give them brilliant ideas about further impacts of their activity for developing natural resources through assisting and teaching them to develop their own projects. Under this program I would like to give them opportunity to develop their ability under my leading skills. “
  • Meet YPARD Mentee: Christabell Afrane

    “With a background in political science and international affairs, I believe I have a compelling story to young Ghanaian girls that no matter your background, you can play a significant role in the agribusiness sector.”
  • Meet YPARD Mentee: Smita Shrestha

    I believe that the online mentoring program is one of the best platform for promotion and empowerment of women who want to be self-dependent. Also, being mentored by experts who are already in the field of Agro-Business Promotion will give me support, strength, confidence and knowledge to attain the vision that our company has envisioned for a sustainable Nepal in vegetable crop production