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CALL FOR APPLICATION- STUDY TOUR TO ETHIOPIA & SHETRADES GLOBAL

Ethiopia

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...

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YEP Mini Loan Scheme

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.

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Sell your products at The Good Market



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.

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YEP Mini Grant Scheme

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...

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Training on Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) Production and Use

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

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SheTrades Global

Liverpool, UK

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.

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YESGambia Pitching Contest

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.

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Entrepreneurship Trainings (EMPRETEC) 2017

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.

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Study tour in Senegal

Dakar, Senegal

Begins November 03rd

Ends November 07th



Visit of best practices in natural cosmetics, process food and crafts sectors (November 3rd to 7th 2017).

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Field Assistant Job Opportunity

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!

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Livelihood skills training opportunity



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.

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Skills training scholarships



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.

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Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute (GTMI)

Training Course on Food Safety

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...

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Course on Quality Management

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"

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Enhancing Agricultural Entrepreneurial Skills of Gambian Youths

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...

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High Impact Tourism Training

Janjanbureh

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.

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