2017 IFYE EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Want to ...

  • Become a better global citizen?
  • Learn the culture of another country by living with host families?

 

 

Welcome to our website!

Since its founding in 1948, the IFYE program has helped thousands of young people from across the United States, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the South Pacific learn about life in other lands.The IFYE program is an in-depth learning experience in which young adults live with host families in other countries to increase global awareness, develop independent study interests, and improve language skills. Programs vary from country to country, with some emphasizing an agricultural work experience, volunteering at an adult training center, or working with a local youth development program.

News & Announcements

  • While quotes might not directly stimulate our own lives, they play a significant role in encouraging a positive lifestyle. So go ahead, discover inspiration.

  • You can still be involved with your dearest philanthropic cause without having to get up from the couch. Interested? Check out these easy ways to donate without having to leave your house.

  • The usual “Thank you,” is a wonderful way to show how much you appreciate others, but sometimes it can be fun to be a little more imaginative.

  • Back-to-school season can be exciting, challenging and—with kids—frustrating. You can take advantage of this time to grow and live a positive lifestyle by getting involved in local schools’ philanthropy.