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
Ends May 15th
The Gambia like other countries across the world continue to face unprecedented socioeconomic challenges due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Small businesses are most harshly affected through production constraints, supply chain disruptions, lack of funding, loss of markets and many other disruptions. At the same time, sensitization efforts on COVID19 are crucial to protect lives. Strategi...
Ends May 31st
She Trades Gambia is looking for a Fashion Trainer to deliver coaching to fashion designers and their tailoring teams on how to improve their product quality as well as on pattern cutting, pattern grading, sizing, and garment construction.
Ends May 05th
YEP Tech & HackWeakEnd present the HackCovid19 Challenge, a Virtual Hackathon to create solutions that will drive social impact, with the aim of tackling challenges related to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic In The Gambia. The HackCovid Challenge will create an online space where people can ideate, experiment and build solutions to help address this crisis. Register here until 5th May
YEP has set up a million Dalasis fund to sponsor solutions that can help overcome difficulties affecting Kanifing Municipal Council. The fund will be awarded to innovative young entrepreneurs with smart and effective business solutions that tackle socio-economic challenges caused by COVID-19 and help the Gambian economy adapt and recover.
Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC)
Ends April 26th
SheTrades Gambia is looking for a Horticulture Coordination Consultant to coordinate support programmes to women’s horticultural gardens, support market linkage programme for export and create market linkages to tourism industry and domestic buyers.
Begins April 20th
Ends April 15th
The International Trade Center(ITC) in collaboration with the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) is offering a free online course on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Management. This course will explores effective ways in which TVET institutions can leverage the expertise of employers and other local stakeholders such as government institutions, trade...
ITC / NAQAA
Begins April 06th
Creative/Artistic mediums are useful tools that can be used to reach massive audience as it allows the constitution of a common language, an understanding, and social cohesion between people with different cultures, ethnicity languages and identity. This makes it a powerful mechanism of communication that can generate greater impact on activities such as sensitization while promoting skills and t...
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 April 06th
YEP TECH is looking for a part-time junior tech startup engagement consultant. The consultant will focus on the engagement with tech startups supported by the YEP tech component.
The SME Trade Academy offers free online courses for people interested on trade support, entrepreneurship, export development and many other subjects. Follow an online course from here and continue your training!
ITC SME Trade Academy
Ends March 21st
The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA) in Collaboration with Youth Empowerment (YEP) under the Andandorr Program are inviting applications for 80 qualified youths between the ages of 15-35 in the regions of West Coast, Central River, and Lower River to apply for the Empretec Six Days Entrepreneurship Training Workshop. The training would be funded by Youth Empowerment Project...
Manjai and Bakoteh
Ends March 16th
SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia is looking for a Consultant to carry out a pre-feasibility study in the communities of Manjai and Bakoteh to provide SOS Gambia with a basis for decision making on what type of interventions, services and activities are feasible within the planned project, in the best interest of the target group. The Consultant should go strictly by the stipulated Terms of Refer...
SOS Children’s Villages The Gambia (SOS Gambia)
NATIONAL EXHIBITION & CONVENTION CENTER, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 5 – 10 NOVEMBER 2020
Begins November 05th
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is for the 3rd time supporting the participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) from developing countries in the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE) on 5-10 November 2020 in Shanghai, China.
Ends March 09th
SheTrades Gambia is seeking the services of a proactive institution, company or individuals to enhance the capacity of the SheTrades companies in bookkeeping and accounting standards. The training will also include a hand-on coaching component that will allow the participating women entrepreneurs to implement what they learnt during the training. Interested applicants can send hard copies of their...
Ends March 15th
ITC in collaboration with the government and industry partners developed the Youth and Trade Road Maps for the Creative Industries and the Tourism sectors to identify and activate job and income opportunities for young Gambians in these growth sectors. The Roadmaps include action plans that guide the work of the project and its partners. ITC seeks the services of a National Consultant to ass...