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...
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
Auroville Earth Institute, India
Begins December 04th
Ends December 14th
The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP Gambia) in partnership with Startup Incubator Gambia is organizing a 10-day Training programme on Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) production and use, from the 4th to the 14th December 2017 at Auroville Earth Institute, India for 15 trainees
Startup Incubator Gambia
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 November 23rd
Ends December 03rd
5-day training in how to prepare business plans, offered by NEDI in partnership with YEP.
National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI)
Begins October 10th
Ends October 20th
Do you have an amazing business idea or concept for a social enterprise? Enter the #YESGambia Pitching Contest and you could win #CASH, free access to business services and mentoring. Only one catch: You have only two (2) minutes to convince the judges! #TwoMinutes.
WCR (Bwiam) / NBR (Njawara)
Begins November 02nd
Ends November 06th
5-day training in entrepreneurship and starting a business in the Gambia, offered by NEDI in partnership with YEP.
National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI)
Brikama, GBA, Basse, Janjanbureh, Farafeni, Mansakonko, KMC
Begins October 23rd
Ends November 18th
The Entrepreneurship Training Workshop (ETW) of the YEP is based on the Empretec model which is a 6-days intensive and uninterrupted training program that provides an opportunity for the participants to develop behavioral competencies of successful entrepreneurs, strengthen and enhance those behaviours while encouraging the practice of these competencies in their business.
GIEPA | EMPRETEC Gambia
Begins November 03rd
Ends November 07th
Visit of best practices in natural cosmetics, process food and crafts sectors (November 3rd to 7th 2017).
The Association of Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism (ASSET)
Basse/Bansang, and North Bank Chapters
Begins September 18th
Ends September 26th
The National Association of Cooperative Credit Unions of the Gambia (NACCUG) in cooperation with the Gambia Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) invites young Gambians to apply for the position of Field Assistant. Applications open until 26 September!
Sterling Consortium in partnership with YEP wishes to invite young people to enroll on the following courses: (1) Satellite Installation & Programming; (2) Advance Satellite Installation & Programming; (3) CCTV Installation & Programming; (4) Solar Installation. Deadline for submission of applications is WEDNESDAY, 20 September 2017.
Scholarship for Gambian youths to pursue employability skills development training in any of the following areas of study: (1) Satellite Receiver Installation; (2) Mobile Phone Repairs; (3) Laptop Repairs. Deadline for submission of applications is WEDNESDAY, 20 September 2017 at 12 noon.
Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute (GTMI)
Begins October 09th
Ends October 13th
The Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia (FSQA) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are partnering through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to create a new generation of leaders in food safety systems. Ideal candidates are passionate about quality and food safety and are ready to train fellow Gambians following the training of trainers. They may also be trained as auditors of...
Begins October 02nd
Ends October 06th
The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) and International Trade Centre (ITC) invite Gambian youth to its first "Training of Trainers course on Quality Management"
The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)
West Coast and Central River Regions
Begins September 01st
Ends November 30th
The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) in partnership with the International Trade Centre will conduct four training courses of Gambian youths on (I) certified seed production, (II) plant propagation techniques, (III) backyard fish pond construction, and (IV) fish and livestock feed formulations. The target is to train at least 40 youths within the age bracket of 15-35 to enhance thei...
The National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)
Begins August 18th
Ends August 19th
This 2-day training aims at improving the tourism industry in The Gambia. In the first day, people will benefit of a Service Excellence Training, and on the second day Waiter Training.