Grants up to D50,000 to facilitate acquisition of equipment, materials, licenses and other business critical inputs and assets. Grants are disbursed either as cash or as assets, but asset disbursements will be given priority where feasible. No collateral, interest rate or repayment requirements.
YEP, GIZ and IMVF
Begins October 24th
The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), in partnership with the Social Development Fund (SDF), brings a solution to increase accessibility to finance for youth-led micro, small and medium sized enterprises in The Gambia.
Social Development Fund
ASSERT, in partnership with YEP, is inviting youth entrepreneurs to become one of the 25 selected vendors of the pop-market scheduled for its first event on October 6th. Vendors will be provided a stand, training and marketing support.
Greater Banjul, North Bank and Central River regions
Begins January 02nd
The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), through the National Association of Co-Operative Credit Unions of The Gambia (NACCUG), brings a solution to grassroots entrepreneurs in need of support to start of capital to boost their businesses. With the mini-grant scheme, Gambian youth with a solid business plan can apply for grants up to D47,000. The mini-grant funds will be disbursed to grantees eithe...
YEP and NACCUG
Begins April 06th
Creative/Artistic mediums are useful tools that can be used to reach massive audience as it allows the constitution of a common language, an understanding, and social cohesion between people with different cultures, ethnicity languages and identity. This makes it a powerful mechanism of communication that can generate greater impact on activities such as sensitization while promoting skills and t...
Begins March 31st
SheTrades Gambia launched a financial support package for women entrepreneurs to provide financial stability, bridge revenue shortages, and avoid that necessary investments for business expansion are put on hold. The grant scheme allows women entrepreneurs who are part of the SheTrades Gambia business expansion programme to access funding of up to USD 5,000 to purchase equipment, materials, and ot...
SheTrades Gambia, MOTIE and NACCUG
Ends April 06th
YEP TECH is looking for a part-time junior tech startup engagement consultant. The consultant will focus on the engagement with tech startups supported by the YEP tech component.
The SME Trade Academy offers free online courses for people interested on trade support, entrepreneurship, export development and many other subjects. Follow an online course from here and continue your training!
ITC SME Trade Academy
Ends March 21st
The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA) in Collaboration with Youth Empowerment (YEP) under the Andandorr Program are inviting applications for 80 qualified youths between the ages of 15-35 in the regions of West Coast, Central River, and Lower River to apply for the Empretec Six Days Entrepreneurship Training Workshop. The training would be funded by Youth Empowerment Project...
Manjai and Bakoteh
Ends March 16th
SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia is looking for a Consultant to carry out a pre-feasibility study in the communities of Manjai and Bakoteh to provide SOS Gambia with a basis for decision making on what type of interventions, services and activities are feasible within the planned project, in the best interest of the target group. The Consultant should go strictly by the stipulated Terms of Refer...
SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia (SOS Gambia)
NATIONAL EXHIBITION & CONVENTION CENTER, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 5 – 10 NOVEMBER 2020
Begins November 05th
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is for the 3rd time supporting the participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) from developing countries in the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE) on 5-10 November 2020 in Shanghai, China.
Ends March 09th
SheTrades Gambia is seeking the services of a proactive institution, company or individuals to enhance the capacity of the SheTrades companies in bookkeeping and accounting standards. The training will also include a hand-on coaching component that will allow the participating women entrepreneurs to implement what they learnt during the training. Interested applicants can send hard copies of their...
Ends March 15th
ITC in collaboration with the government and industry partners developed the Youth and Trade Road Maps for the Creative Industries and the Tourism sectors to identify and activate job and income opportunities for young Gambians in these growth sectors. The Roadmaps include action plans that guide the work of the project and its partners. ITC seeks the services of a National Consultant to ass...
Ends March 11th
The show will highlight the stories of a group of young Gambians that are making a living in The Gambia by investing in their skills. The show’s objective is to help change the general perception of skills training in The Gambia and champion TVET as a respected career path. The show will highlight opportunities in different trades including long-term career opportunities. It aims to motivate young...
Ends March 22nd
Mastercrafts persons in agro-processing interested in taking part in the roll out of a pilot structured apprenticeship programme in agro-processing (incl. certification by the Gambia Skills Qualifications Framework) are invited to apply.
Ends February 28th
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in collaboration with Tekki-Fi is pleased to once again support youth enterprises through a Youth Pavilion at the Trade Fair Gambia International (TFGI) which will take place on March 21st to April 12th 2020. The Youth Pavilion will offer discounted stalls to youth-owned businesses to exhibit and sell their products and services. Interested yo...
Ends January 28th
1.0 Background of Programme The show will highlight the stories of a group of young Gambians that are making a living in The Gambia by investing in their skills. The show’s objective is to help change the general perception of skills training in The Gambia and champion TVET as a respected career path. The show will highlight opportunities in different trades including long-term career opportuniti...
Ends February 17th
The International Trade Centre through the Youth Empowerment Project is offering the “Andandorr Programme,” a pilot entrepreneurship programme jointly implemented by key entrepreneurship service providers in The Gambia. The programme follows a maturity-model bespoke service provision for local qualifying women and youth (15-35yrs) entrepreneurs in The Gambia across all regions. Target beneficiari...
Invitation for TVET Institutions to participate in pilot to increase the effectiveness of full-time technical courses and internships in The Gambia
Ends February 05th
Introduction This document outlines an invitation to tender for interested TVET Institutions to participate in the pilot to increase the effectiveness of full-time technical courses and internships in The Gambia. It sets out the scope and objectives of the pilot, the requirements of participating TVET Institutions and the quality criteria on which submissions will be assessed. Scope and object...