TakingITGlobal, commonly referred to as TIG, is a non-governmental organization that empowers youth to understand and act upon global challenges. TakingITGlobal offers a diverse set of educational resources and action tools to youth across the globe. TlG is a youth driven, youth-led organization that provides ideas for the aspiring, information for those seeking action, network of like-minded and curious youth for everyone. This means creating opportunities for youth to grow regardless of where they are in the world. With over 500,000 members, TIG brings together like-minded youth to take part in programmes that span across the world. From micro-mentorship helping young entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground, to nation-wide art competitions, to online petitions, we open doors for young people to get involved.
Since our founding in 1999, TIG has been dedicated to the motto of "inform, inspire, and involve" which has become the pathway to action for our programs. TIG is bringing together stores to inspire, content and information to inform along with action tools and resources to involve youth across the globe. With over 25,000 educators engaged with TIGed from over 4,500 schools in over 145 countries, TakingITGlobal connects hundreds of thousands of students worldwide.