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
Bakau, Cape Point
Ends March 26th
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, focusing in particular on developing the export capabilities of small and medium-sized businesses in developing and transition economies. ITC is 100% "Aid for Trade", supporting trade that delivers inclusive and sustainable development results. ITC’s mandate covers all developing countrie...
Wulli West, URR
Ends March 10th
The Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia), in collaboration with key partners- The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), The Building Resilience Against Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS), Wuli and Sandu Development Agency (WASDA) and the National Youth Council (NYC) is inviting youth (aged 15-35) whose farming or businesses are located in rural areas to apply for...
The Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia)
Banjul, Kerewan & Mansakonko
Ends February 17th
UNCDF makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 47 least developed countries. With its capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development. UNCDF’s financing models work through two channels: financial inclusion that ex...
Ends February 22nd
The International Trade Centre (ITC) is supporting the participation of 100 MSMEs from developing countries in the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) on 5-10 November 2019 in Shanghai, China.
International Trade Centre (ITC)
Ends February 27th
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in in collaboration with The International Trade Centre through the EU - funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) is pleased to once again support youth enterprises through a Youth Pavilion at the Trade Fair Gambia International (TFGI) which will take place on April 6th to April 28th 2019. The Youth Pavilion will offer discounted stalls to yout...
Ends May 02nd
The Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute in collaboration with YEP is providing a twelve month Practical Professional Hospitality Foundation Level 1 and 2 training programme in Food and Beverage services and Rooms Division Operations. Youth in the Greater Banjul Area who would like to be a professional cook, a professional waiter/waitress or a professional housekeeper are invited to apply....
Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institute
Ends February 08th
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Gambians to fill the following vacant positions available at the National Association of Co-operative Credit Union (NACCUG): Mini Grants Coordinating Officer
Bridging Gaps Advisory Mentoring Programme for Young Women Entrepreneurs - 2nd Edition (2nd Cohorts)
Ends January 23rd
The mentorship programme gives young women entrepreneurs early in their careers the opportunity to receive guidance from experienced women leaders on how to further develop their business skills, knowledge and network. This programme will avail young women the opportunity to be trained and mentored by amazing leaders who will help them develop their businesses into successful and sustainable ones.
Bridging Gaps Advisory
Begins January 15th
Ends February 02nd
In 2019, YEP's IT and Digital Entrepreneurship component will have a special focus on tech start-ups and digital enterprises. Applications are open for a one-year tech start-up support programme that will onboard 25 Gambian tech start-ups. The start-ups will be segmented based on their level of maturity and will benefit from services according to their categorization.
Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)
Begins January 02nd
Ends January 16th
YEP requires the services of a National Consultant to undertake activities related to the packaging industry and support to MSMEs in need of packaging improvements.
Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)
Alliance Francais, Kairaba Avenue
Ends December 15th
The project Dance Gambia Championship will kick start 15 December at Alliance Francais with closed door auditions.
Flex Fuzion Entertainment
Ends January 11th
AFRIKA KOMMT! is a fellowship programme offering qualified young professionals and junior executives from countries in Sub-Saharan Africa an 8-month internship in a German enterprise to gain first-hand practical experience, be exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques, become acquainted with working processes and business culture in German enterprises, extend their international man...
German Industry for Future Leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa
Ends January 05th
The Lead2030 initiative funds and accelerates youth-led solutions for each of the Global Goals and enables innovators to meaningfully scale and accelerate their impact.
One Young World
Begins January 21st
ITC launches a new e-learning course on “Building Competitiveness in Creative Industries”, starting on 21 January 2019.
International Trade Centre
Begins November 26th
Ends December 07th
ITC in collation with MOTIE and UNDP is seeking a Consultant, with experience in business incubators or working with start-ups, to design and execute a feasibility study regarding the creation of a tech hub in Gambia.