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
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 December 13th
Ends December 31st
To support young Gambian entrepreneurs currently unable to access bank credit, ITC has in collaboration with the Social Development Fund (SDF) developed a microfinance scheme that meets the needs of young entrepreneurs, the Mini-Loans Scheme. The Mini-Loans Scheme aims at facilitating the acquisition of small machinery and equipment, acquisition of new premises, improvement and expanding of exi...
International Trade Centre
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 D50,000. The mini-grant funds will be disbursed to grantees eithe...
YEP and NACCUG
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 January 10th
The Andandorr Investment Readiness Programme is a joint initiative between the Gambia Angel Investors Network (GAIN) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) under the EU-Funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and SheTrades Gambia project to equip high growth entrepreneurs with investment readiness skillsets. The objective of the programme is to accelerate the growth of Micro, Small and Medium Ent...