The Global Youth Innovation Network Gambia Chamber (GYIN) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) with support from the “Make it in The Gambia- Tekki Fii” projects implemented by ITC/YEP, IMVF, GIZ and funded by the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF) invites interested candidates to participate in The Entrepreneurship , Leadership and Information Technology (ELIT 2020) summer camp.
THEME: hOW BUSINESSES ADAPT DURING CRISIS USING ICT TOOLS
This year’s ELIT will focus on digital literacy, marketing, and promotion (focus on digital marketing) and packaging due to the harsh effect of the novel CORONA virus on small businesses.
The overall objective of choosing these topics is to ensure that the selected rural entrepreneurs develop the necessary digital skills to manage their business efficiently and effectively. In addition, this allows them to not only be able to market their products/services but also to increase their online presence while incorporating ICT in their overall value chain delivery.
eligibility & selection criteria
- Participants should have interest in one of the following fields
- Small ruminants including poultry, feed, supply of birds and marketing
- Rice value chain processing, transportation and marketing of local rice
- Agro-processing or related areas
- First time applicants and participants who have not benefited from training support will be given priority
- Female applicants are encouraged to apply
Aims AND OBJECTIVES
- Develop basic ITC Skills to manage small businesses
- Develop simple business management toolkits Eg Business Plan, Pitch Deck, online Business accounts etc.
- Experience sharing on entrepreneurship, leadership, ICT and Agribusiness
- Means of seeking business opportunity and networking thus linking them with projects supports
VENUE: Trans-Gambia Lodge, Pakalinding
Number of PARTICIPANTS: 50 rural youth entrepreneurs
DATE: 09th – 18th August 2020
Deadline for application is on or before 24th July, 2020 at 16:00hrs. Apply using the link: https://forms.gle/XriSPkVca4fwra3TA
For any enquiry about ELIT 2020, you can call +220 3938929 / 2502929 / 7804805 / 2654521/ 6834990 / 596128. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about how to apply here: https://www.yep.gm/opportunities