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Here the opportunities range from job offers to skills development training. Keep visiting, we'll keep you updated.

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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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Social Development Fund

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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ASSERT

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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YEP and NACCUG

Sustainable Tourism Business Webinars

Online

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.

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ITC SheTrades

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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ITC SheTrades

Youth Pavillion at Trade Fair Gambia International

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.

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Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Young Leaders Programme

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...

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European Commission

TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

Africa

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.

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Tony Elumelu Foundation

Poster Competition

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".

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

Training of Lead Auditors

Baobab Hotel

Begins January 08th

Ends January 12th



For the first time in The Gambia, here is the opportunity to be an IRCA-Certified Lead Auditor in the latest edition of the flagship ISO 9001:2015 QMS. This training is one of the activities organized by The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) in partnership with the International Trade Centre (ITC) under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), currently being implemented within the framework of the Yo...

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

Car Branding Design Competition

Begins November 28th

Ends December 15th



Are you a creative and motivated Gambian designer? This opportunity is perfect for you! The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is launching a competition for creative minds to design the branding of 4 newly acquired vehicles. You could win a prize of up to 20,000 Dalasi.

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Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

Training of Trainers on Design Thinking

Bakau

Begins December 04th

Ends December 08th



Are you a creative youth? Are you passionate about entrepreneurship development, innovation and creating wealth for the new Gambia? Enroll now in the training of trainers’ course on design thinking. SIG invites interested youth to apply for a place in the ToT course on design thinking which will be conducted from 4 to 8 December 2017 at the YEP Office in Bakau.

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Startup Incubator (SIG)

Training on Food Safety Systems

Great Banjul Area

Begins December 04th

Ends December 08th



The Food Safety and Quality Authority (FSQA) is inviting applications from beach bar owners within the TDA to train on food safety skills. As part of “Youth Empowerment Project” being implemented by The Gambia in partnership with the International Trade Centre, and financed by the European Union, FSQA is seeking to enhance the capacity of young entrepreneurs in food safety skills as part of its fo...

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Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia (FSQA)

Tour Guide Training

Janjabureh

Begins November 20th

Ends November 24th



Would you like to help visitors interested in discovering The Gambia? Are you a youth interested in tour guiding in and around Janjabureh? Apply for this training! Participants will be trained in guiding with the main purpose of qualifying as local guides to cover Janjanburay and its surroundings sites and to provide satisfactory guiding services to visitors. The training will take place in Janjan...

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NCAC, ITTOG

Women's Mentoring Scheme

Paradise Suites Hotel

Begins November 11th

Ends November 11th



YEP in partnership with Bridging Gaps Advisory invites women to participate in this opportunity. The Mentoring Scheme is a unique opportunity for selected young women to be matched with experienced female professionals to gain one-to-one advice, support and guidance. In addition, the selected women will be invited to join the Women’s Leadership Forum on Saturday 11 November 2017 at Paradise Suites...

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Bridging Gaps Advisory

Video Competition

Begins November 01st

Ends November 30th



Are you a creative mind? Are you passionate about quality and wish to showcase your talents and ideas? Here’s the opportunity…Hurry up and take advantage!! Theme: “Quality as a driver of business excellence and access to markets”

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The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

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