To support tourism recovery, sustainability and job creation, The Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia (ITTOG) in collaboration with the International Trade Center (ITC) through the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) are offering 50 tuition-free courses in event planning and management to interested Gambian youth.

  • Event & Planning management

15 of these tuition-free courses will be awarded to qualified residents from the regions of CRR, LRR NBR and URR.

The 6month program which includes job placement is tuition-free and monthly stipend will be provided to the selected students from the rural Gambia.


  • Must be a Gambian National between the ages of 15 to 35 years.
  • Must be fluent in English both written and verbal
  • Must have completed both grade 9 and grade 12 with satisfactory results.


Potential applicants are required to buy an application form costing D 100 from the Institute’s (ITTOG) premises situated at the West African Insurance Institute, Kololi by the Tippa Garage on the Palma Rima Road.

Upcountry applicants can download the form online from the YEP website or pick up a copy from the YEP Youth Reps and NYC offices upcountry.

All completed application forms are to be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • WAEC results and any other academic certificate and testimonial.
  • Two passport size photo.


Closing date for all application is Friday 3rd February 2021.


For further details contact 7701330, 9905040 or 7638505.

For upcountry applicants, please contact the following for more information and application form:

Alasana Drammeh LRR Youth Rep-7700085, Sheriffo Mbodge NBR Youth Rep-3775914, Muhammed Saidykhan CRR Youth Rep - 3646208, Omar Bah NYC -7453230.