Interested in being a
host family?

Applications for host families are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 year. Click here for more information.

Country Map

News & Events


Happy YES 10th Anniversary! [Video]

Happy YES 10th Anniversary! [Video]

Throughout the month of November, YES and YES Abroad Program Alumni participated in a video call-to-action. Alumni in over 40 countries where asked to submit short videos answering the question, “What does YES mean to you” in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Kennedy-Lugar YES Program.The video headlines the virtual kick-off party, which occurs on December 12, 2012 through all social media platforms.


Click here to see the video on Vimeo.

Featuring alumni from, Malaysia, Phillipines, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania, Mozambique, Macedonia, Nigeria, Jordan, USA, Yemen, Lebanon, Pakistan, Egypt, India, West Bank, Israel (Arab Communities), Tanzania, Kuwait, and Sierre Leone, this video serves as a trailer for conversations and reflections on ten successful years of youth exchange through the Kennedy-Lugar YES Program.

We welcome you to join the conversation by using the Twitter hashtag #KLYES10 or by visiting the Facebook at www.facebook.com/YouthExchangeAndStudy.