Welcome to the YSEALI Seeds Gallery, a dedicated space unveiling the remarkable journey of 11 impactful projects from the YSEALI Seeds for the Future program across Southeast Asia! Immerse yourself in the narratives, witness the progress, and explore the profound impact these initiatives have had over the years.

YSEALI Seeds for the Future Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Cultural Vistas since 2017, is a small grants competition empowering young leaders in Southeast Asia. Focused on Civic Engagement, Economic Empowerment, Social Entrepreneurship, Education, and Environmental Issues, it funds innovative projects fostering positive change in communities and countries across the region. This initiative is made possible through a grant from the U.S. Mission to ASEAN, highlighting a commitment to nurturing the next generation of Southeast Asian leaders.

Projects Cover One of The Four YSEALI Themes:

Civic Engagement

Economic Growth

Education

Sustainable Development

2023 YSEALI Summit: A Decade of Impact invited 11 previous YSEALI Seeds for the Future project winners to showcase their impact and journey. Learn about each one of them below:

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“Strengthening the youth leadership capabilities and supporting sustainable development through entrepreneurship in ASEAN”

Since 2014, YSEALI Seeds for the Future has provided and funded sustainable initiatives in 11 ASEAN countries

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Grant Recipients

2014
Batik Girl Roadshow
Buku Kami
Generation Y Leaders Xchange 4Action
Moving to Raise
One Woman One Voice
Urbral Shapers
ASEAN Open Institute
Give 2 Give
iTeach
Learn and Share Generation
My Idea
ASEAN Reusable Bag Campaign
ASEAN Youth Energy Institute
Beyond ASEAN
Green Education Initiative
2015
Action! #BreaktheChain
Girls for Girls
Our Generation 17+
SEAM
ASEAN Peace Project
#Lawareness
Code for ASEAN
English with Us
Inclusive Education
Kids Need Books
Out of the Box MediaCampaign
Skill Me Up
The Teacher Tree
Chili Padi Academy
The Dorsal Effect
Food Rescue for ASEAN
Food Rescue for ASEAN
Ridge to Reef
Young Eco Ambassadors
Young, Wild, and Living Green
2017
Arus Academy
Bikes in Yangon
Our Generation 17+
Dress the Dream
EcoFunGo! ASEAN
Eco-Life Cambodia
EcoLead
Ecomentary
EduPlant3
The Floating School
Food SECURE
Future Green Thumb Leader
Green Lady Cloth Pads
Let's Include All
MYReaders
#startathon ASEAN+
Viet Youth Pro Bono
Y-Farm
Youth Peacebuilders for ClimateAction
XX+XY
2018
Teach for ASEAN
CCEducare
She Talks Asia
SHero
Reef Stakes
Youth-Setter Community
Tonkar Learning
Ur-Farm
Rubic Collaborative
Rubic Collaborative
Fine Arts Major OrganizationSchoove
Financial Literacy of Microand Small Businesses
Viet Children's Picture
After Mining Project
Lao film academy
Coffee Warriors Empowerment
FIBERS
AMPLIFY
SHE Community BusinessIncubator
Participatory EnvironmentalEducation for Indigenous Youth
KID Plus
2019
3L Education
4All
#BreakTheFake Hackathon
Cahya Abisatya Innovation Lab
CoMap
(E)thical
eTOWN Academy
I Love My Body, I Love My Environment
MaKTSED+
Pinkcollar Community
RISE Impact Scaling IncubationProgram
SCALE+ Sea and Coastal Learning
SKAI Sangguniang KabataanAcademy Initiative
SMILE
Sport for Development Rugby andLife Skills in Laos and Vietnam
Teens and Dreams
Tesdopi
The Creability Movement
The OCTO Mission
TRASH Alive
Tune Map
2020
Aku Mampu
A Better Vietnam
Buzz Talk Cambodia
Etam Impact Academy forSanitation Heroes
Eureka Hub
FemaLEAD
Fonik Asyik
Future Deaf Teachers
#GrowASEAN
IProcure Youth ProcurementFellows Program
JourneyPH: Stories Across
LatihID
Edujobs
Miles
Play Naturally
SAYA
Smile Space
Start Me App
SULUT Semangat
Sureplus
Teach4Future
INpaktu Youth Timor-Leste
VIGA
Yes to VOW
The Xiang Miang Project
2021
Accessed Educators
ActivateGov
Bebas Sampah ID
Dayadik
#DisasterBusters
#FEMNIMITR
Hub R Sar
InPsychOut
Kilang ReRoot
LEAPS
PantiCT
Pongo Academy
Project Kayamanan
Project TURO
Purrfect Writers Club
Real Money Real Youth
Right Thing to SEA
SMAYL
Sokola Tengger
Technify
The Green Dots
TrailX: #LifeGoals
Project YEA
WEGO
Youth in Action for YouthBudget
Yowana Subak
2022
ASEAN Youth Advocates Network Brunei Darussalam (AYAN Brunei)
E-Circular
Food Heroes Aksata Pangan
#MudaTahanBencana
Seribu Project
Sign To Read
KAMI untuk SEMUA
Bluepreneur Asia Initiative
ICT4Educators
Say-Ku
Mountain Support
SKale Up
ASEAN MakeITSafe
SheStar
Cà Mèn Project
2023
RETHINK MentalHealth
Dassatek“Awakening YoungFarmer”
SETARA Project
Sekolah Adat ArusKualan
Cofarm - Farm forLocal
EcoCupid
The First Jam (UrbanMovement)
SIDHI (ScienceIntegrated Directionfor High SchoolInvestigators)Mentorship
Bukidnon SeedStewards Project
The Southeast AsiaExchange
Safe Hug Thailand
#SEAReader
“The ClassroomCircle” Project
Recycle Dalat
Cà Mèn Project
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ABOUT YSEALI

Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia. Through a variety of programs and engagements, including U.S. educational and cultural exchanges, regional exchanges, and seed funding, YSEALI seeks to build the leadership capabilities of youth in the region, strengthen ties between the United States and Southeast Asia, and nurture an ASEAN community.