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Applications open for the Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme

The Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS) is happy to officially launch the application process for the first Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme (YAHP) cohort. The MYDNS has developed a simple, online application process via www.mydns.gov.tt. Through this application and selection process, one hundred and fifty (150) young people will be granted the opportunity […]

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Youth Minister Meets with Chief Secretary

Port of Spain, February 18, 2022 – The Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister of Youth Development and National Service met with the Honourable Farley Chavez Augustine, Chief Secretary and Secretary for Finance, Trade and the Economy of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) today. The meeting took place at the Head Office of the Ministry of […]

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NEDCO Launches Cohort Two of its Business Accelerator Programme

This Business Accelerator Programme is aligned to the Roadmap to Recovery Policy which charts a path towards transforming and reengineering our country’s approach to doing business by arresting the fall of the economy and setting it on a trajectory for positive growth. These were the words of the Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister of Youth Development […]

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Over 100 Youth Benefit from Tech Training

“Many of my fellow graduands and I plan to use what we have learnt in our own businesses, as freelancers or in our professional careers. I must say thanks to the Ministry of Youth Development and NationalService (MYDNS) and MIC-IT, for helping us gain new skills in Web Design, Coding and Mobile App Development,” stated […]

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MYDNS Pays Tribute to CCC Region Coordinator, Stuart Charles

Port of Spain, 28 January, 2021: Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, extends deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Stuart Charles, Central Regional Coordinator – of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), who succumbed to injuries sustained, at the CCC’s Central Regional compound. His unexpected passing has plunged […]

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La Horquetta to Benefit from New Youth Facility

The Ministry of Youth Development and National Service is expanding its services by actively pursuing the creation of additional “Fit for Purpose” Youth Facilities. The newest addition will serve the needs of youth leaders, youth workers, and persons interested in youth development within the La Horquetta area and neighbouring communities. This, according to the Honourable […]

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Youth Ministry Partners with PETROTRIN for Major Projects

PORT OF SPAIN, January 18, 2022: “Forty percent (40%) of our national population comprises Young people between the ages of 10 and 35 years. The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is dedicated to supporting our youth and helping them to realise their full potential.” These were the words of the Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister of […]

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Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme to create 21st Century Agri-Entrepreneurs

“The Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme (YAHP) will give young people – between the ages of 18 and 35 years – the training; the technical support and the land, so that those who love farming can get involved in a very meaningful way. This programme, led by the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service, will […]

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Minister Cummings Appoints Implementation Team for ‘the Financial Hub of the Working Class’

Credit Unions are the “Financial Hub” of the working class and we need to create the appropriate oversight arrangements for this Sector and its 650,000 members. This, according to the Honourable Foster Cummings – Minister of Youth Development and National Service, as he delivered the Feature Address at the Appointment Ceremony of a Team for […]

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National Service Programme Gets a Boost with Advisory Committee

“Government has recently approved the establishment of a National Service Complex to accommodate young people at Beach Camp in Palo Seco. This facility will be a residential one to equipped with a basketball court, swimming pool, recreation ground and more,” announced the Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister of Youth Development and National Service as he delivered […]