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Taking Initiative

15 May 2018

Spring finally hits Ytterjärna with force, the days are growing longer, night falls now around 10:30pm and the nightingales sing out their hearts in the dwindling darkness. The YIP community is...

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Returning Home

19 Apr 2018

  It’s been two weeks now since all the Yippies have returned to Ytterjärna after 5 months, since they set off to the Brazil Outpost and journeyed onward to their International Internships....

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Internship Special

15 Mar 2018

Last month the YIP community bade a farewell to their collegues in Piracanga as well as each other, breaking up into internship groups, they began the next phase of their YIP experience. This...

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For the time YIP is in Ytterjärna, we love to meet and mingle during our open courses, lectures and presentations. Please keep a look out on this website and our Facebook page for times and places  to join and connect. Looking forwards to see and welcome you!

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“ This is the new culture of money. The intersection of nature, culture and cosmos; whereby the human imagination is lifted out of the despair that I don’t have to I have enough to give. And if I have enough to give, I have enough to share; and if we have enough to share we have a new reality.”

- Orland Bishop

YIP does not receive any public or government funding and therefore depends on individuals and organizations that understand and support the potential of this initiative and join with their contribution, partnership. In this way, YIP is the result of many people, organizations and initiatives contributing part of their efforts to the program, and the program connecting these parts into a community effort. This kind of community supported education has been what we set out to do, and is what is still happening.

It is a great gift to know that we have partners not only in the practical and educational matters, but also partners who are willing to support with financial means to create free spaces in which new initiative can develop.

We welcome and thank you for your trust and support expressed in your donation and look forwards to keep giving youth a chance to explore their fullest potential and take initiative towards a better world. You can donate to the YIP Program to participate and support the program in its intention to be inclusive and diverse. This helps to cover staff, material and other expenses or to the “Diversity Fund” that support participants who can’t pay the full tuiton fee.

Diversity fund

Despite its international character, the YIP participant group often lacks representation from different socio-economic demographics. Because the content of YIP often focusses on global challenges as well as an individual capability to take on multiple perspectives, it is essential that there is a diverse range of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences present at YIP.

In order to meet this need, the YIP Diversity Fund strives to support 2-4 participants who would benefit and thrive from attending this type of education but otherwise wouldn’t be able to.

Be an internship host

Do you have a social entrepreneurial organisation/business/initiative that’s aligned with the mission of YIP to create positive change in the world?
A place where YIP participants can learn on a practical level how it is to run a social entrepreneurial organisation/business/initiative and find their way to share their skills with you and the world?

Are you willing to host young people (a group of 3 – 7 participants) from all around the world for 6 – 8 weeks to create together a learning journey where there is space to follow their personal intention, group intentions and support the needs of your place?

Are you willing to dive into skype calls and e-mail conversations with the YIP participants to prepare their Internship?

As an Internship host we deeply appreciate your support for the YIP participants. There is unfortunately no financial support we can offer you as an internship host. We hope that working with the YIP participants is giving you, the organisation and the world something back that is needed on an experienced level.

If this makes you excited, please feel free to contact (info@yip.se) us with your Internship host proposal. Thank you.

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