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 September 06th
Ends September 15th
As part of our objectives to support capacity development, innovation, creativity and create international market linkages in fashion, weaving and garment industry, the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in partnership with SheTrades Gambia will support strong candidates in the weaving sub-sector and fashion design to participate on a study tour to Ethiopia and attend SheTrades Global. The objective...
Ends September 16th
ITC is looking for a Technical Adviser and Coordinator to work on the “Jobs, Skills and Finance (JSF) for Women and Youth in The Gambia” Programme.
International Trade Centre (ITC)
Ends September 15th
The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MOTIE) are inviting women-owned businesses in the fashion & textile and horticulture & related sectors to apply to be part of the second cohort to be selected in 2019 to benefit from support packages in 2019 and 2020. SUPPORT PROGRAMME The support programme will include: • Tailored...
Ends September 30th
NATIONAL YOUTH AGRIBUSINESS AND TOURISM EXPO 2.0 The Gambia has a host of enterprising youth entrepreneurs in diverse sectors of the economy all around the country. In line with GYCC strategic plan 2017-2020, Youth Empowerment Project objective (YEP 2017 -2020), to tackle the economic root cause of irregular migration through increase job opportunity and income prospect for Youth, The German agen...
National Consultancy - Independent Midterm Evaluation of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in The Gambia
Ends July 19th
The Independent Evaluation Unit of ITC (IEU) plans to conduct a midterm evaluation of the ITC its ‘Youth Empowerment Project in The Gambia’. The purpose of this call for expression of interest is to identify a qualified national evaluation consultant to conduct this midterm project evaluation. Therefore, individuals are invited to apply for this assignment.
Begins September 16th
You ever wanted to get trained in producing and repairing agricultural equipment or were interested in creating solar systems for your home place? Become part of the first courses in the renovated Mansa Konko site!
GTTI and GIZ
Farafenni & Janjangbureh
Ends July 22nd
The ITC invites tenders for the Youth Centers Refurbishment in Farafenni & Janjangbureh. Youth Centres are spaces that act as catalysts for social cohesion in many ways. First, they are a community hub and platform in which youth and children can network and express their views on issues affecting them. Second, they can offer thematic programmes in areas relevant to the youth (e.g. Health, ICT, En...
Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Information Technology (ELIT2019) 4th Edition National Youth Summer Camp
Basse, Upper River Region (URR)
Ends July 15th
The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) and the International Trade Center (ITC) in partnership through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) invite interested candidates to participate in The Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Information Technology (ELIT 2019) National Youth Summer Camp. This opportunity will allow young people to acquire relevant knowledge and skills to start and successfully ma...
GYIN & YEP
Ends June 24th
The National Youth Council (NYC) in partnership with the German Development Agency GIZ, GTTI, GTMI, PIA, Ida’s Ideas Fashion & Design Training Institute, Vicky’s Training and Skills Centre, Chamen Training Institute and Sterling Consortium are inviting applications for a fully funded Technical Vocational Education Training (TVETs) for youths in Greater Banjul Area (GBA).
National Youth Council (NYC)
Ends June 30th
ITC is implementing The Gambia Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), which is a four-year project launched in 2017 that aims at supporting youth employment and entrepreneurship to address the economic root causes of irregular migration. It is funded by the European Union (EU) Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. In addition, ITC is also implementing the Jobs, Skills and Finance (JSF) for Women and Youth...
Ends June 14th
The entrepreneurship component of the project supports self-employment and job creation among youth through business skills training and entrepreneurship support programmes. YEP partners with Gambian Business Support Organizations (BSOs) and strengthens their capacity to provide training and advisory services to youth entrepreneurs and overall support to support competitiveness and growth of youth...
Ends June 25th
The International Trade Centre is looking for a service provider that can develop an online platform to be known as “Youth Services Directory” which provides an overview of different training, learning and business opportunities for young Gambians offered by different national and international partners.
Bansang & Janjangbureh
Ends June 14th
The Earth Builders Association, in collaboration with the Startup Incubator Gambia and the International Trade Centre (headquarters in Geneva) under the auspices of the EU-Gambia Government Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), are inviting applications for a scholarship for Gambian youths to pursue employability skills development training in compressed stabilised earth blocks (CSEB):
Earth Builders Association & StartUp Incubator
Ends June 09th
As a part of the YEP Tech component under The Gambia Youth Empowerment Project, ITAG, the Gambian IT sector association, is being supported in its institutional development. In the framework of this intervention, a benchmarking self-assessment and a PIRM (Performance Improvement Road Map) have been completed, and they identify a need to strengthen the capacity of the association to assess the...
Ends June 30th
Are you a designer living or working in Africa? This is a unique opportunity to take part in the IFFAC Accelerator Programme, focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands.