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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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Offered by:
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

Poster 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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Offered by:
The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

Training Courses on Agricultural Skills Development

Sapu (CRR) | Yundum (WCR)

Begins December 01st

Ends March 31st



Are you a youth with an interest in developing agricultural skills and creating employment for yourself? You can enrol now in series of trainings on agricultural skills development. The Gambia National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are partnering through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) to create a new generation of young agricultural entrepren...

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Offered by:
National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI)

Gambian Entrepreneurship Foundation Course

Online

Begins November 06th

Ends November 30th



The Gambian Entrepreneurship Foundation Course is an online training program targeted at aspiring young Gambian entrepreneurs. This course, which contains 8 hours of training spread out across 6 topics, provides an understanding of the importance of entrepreneurship as a way for young people to overcome difficult economic conditions, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur, ways of identify...

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ITC SME Trade Academy

Drawing & Painting competition

Janjanbureh



Are you a talented young Gambian artist? Would you like to be remunerated to have your art depicted in the walls of the Janjanbureh Youth Centre and win a two-week mentorship programme on arts entrepreneurship?

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Offered by:
National Centre for Arts and Culture

Course on Quality Management (NBR and CRR)

NBR and CRR

Begins November 06th

Ends November 10th



The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB) invites interested youths in NBR and CRR to apply for a place in the Training Course on Quality Management, which will be conducted from 6th to 10th November 2017.

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Offered by:
The Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

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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Startup Incubator Gambia

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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Offered by:
ITC SheTrades

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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YESGambia

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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Offered by:
GIEPA | EMPRETEC Gambia

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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Offered by:
The Association of Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism (ASSET)

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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Offered by:
NACCUG

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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Sterling Consortium

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.

Offered by:
Gambia Telecommunications and Multimedia Institute (GTMI)

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