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
GHE Premises in Kembujeh Village, Old Jeshwang, and Banjulinding
Begins June 04th
Ends May 27th
Gambia Horticultural Enterprises (GHE) with support from The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is offering a series of on-the-job training programmes in agribusiness for Gambian youth. Three separate training programmes are open for application: 1) Agro-processing Training Programme 2) Pest Control Training Programme 3) Agro-product Marketing Training Programme
Gambia Horticultural Entreprises
YEP Office, Bakau
Begins May 16th
Ends May 16th
The workshop will provide the opportunity for women entrepreneurs and business support institutions to gain knowledge on export procedures and solutions, as well as to improve their understanding of the SheTrades Initiative.
PIA Skills Training Centre in Bakau
Ends May 10th
Would you like to develop market-relevant skills? Apply to this training programme at Real Tech! Real Tech Gambia Ltd in partnership with The President’s International Awards, The Gambia (PIA) are inviting applications for a scholarship for Gambian youth to pursue employability skills development training in any of the following areas of study: tablet repairs, mobile phone repairs, flat panel TV r...
Real Tech Gambia Ltd and The President’s International Awards, The Gambia (PIA)
Begins April 01st
Ends May 10th
Project 54 – WIA Entrepreneurs’ Club, will identify fifty-four (54) female entrepreneurs, one from each of the 54 countries composing the African continent. The selected women will be invited to the International Annual Summit WIA in Marrakesh (27-29 September 2018) and receive support in networking opportunities and mentoring.
Women In Africa (WIA) Philanthropy
Begins April 25th
Ends May 02nd
The Youth Empowerment Project is looking for a Communications Consultant to work in close collaboration with its local team in Banjul and its implemented partners across The Gambia. The Communications Consultant will be responsible for producing and reviewing content to promote YEP visibility.
Youth Empowerment Project
Begins April 27th
Ends April 27th
HackWeakEnd, an Initiative by Young Africans focused on creating an impact in our societies by using technology and technology based events to solve ills and issues plaguing us.
Begins March 20th
Ends April 19th
The objective of the SkYE Fund is to provide skills training to youth to meet existing job needs or in the case of self-employment, successfully meet market opportunities. Training programmes supported under the SkYE Fund must meet an identified skill shortage and lead to work or to the establishment of small viable businesses.
YEP Gambia & NAQAA
URR, WCR and CRR
Begins March 25th
Ends March 26th
The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) invites interested youths in URR, WCR and LRR to apply for a place in the Stepdown Training Course on Quality Management, which will be conducted from 29th March to 1st April 2018.
Begins February 23rd
Ends February 27th
ITC SheTrades is organizing a series of five webinars on “Unlocking Markets By Building A Sustainable Tourism Business”. They will take place in the upcoming weeks until before the end of June 2018.
Begins June 26th
Ends June 28th
Are you a young female Gambian entrepreneur? Apply to join the Gambian delegation for SheTrades Global 2018. SheTrades Global is the anchor event on women in the economy during the International Business Festival (IBF), and will host 600 companies to learn and do business.
Begins February 05th
Ends February 19th
ITC seeks a service provider in the creative / entertainment sector that can offer a 4-6 month traineeship or mentorship programme for young Gambians, aged 15-35, to acquire skills and / or learn on the job.
International Trade Centre
Independence Stadium in Kanifing
Begins February 02nd
Ends February 15th
YEP will support the participation of youth businesses from different sectors in the 12th International Trade Fairs by Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). Young entrepreneurs can apply until 15 February.
Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Online - Brussels
Begins January 31st
Ends March 02nd
The European Commission is inviting young people from around the world to play an active role in this year’s EDD. We are looking for 15 extraordinary young people aged 21-26 who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the development field. The Young Leaders Programme will consist of a 10-day visit to Brussels, where Young Leaders will meet EU experts, stakeholders and play a le...
Begins January 01st
Ends March 01st
Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents a 10-year, $100 million commitment, to identify and empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create a million jobs, and add $10 billion in revenues to Africa’s economy.
Tony Elumelu Foundation
Begins January 04th
Ends January 16th
Are you a creative mind? Are you passionate about quality and wish to showcase your talents and ideas? Here’s the opportunity to participate in a poster design competition on "Quality as a driver of business excellence and access to markets".