Are you an African Youth Entrepreneur? Do you have a startup that needs funding to scale? Or do you simply have a business idea which you need funding to bring to life? Do you need Entrepreneurship mentoring or any form of structured guidance in order to be successful in running your business? Then sign up now to the Youth for Africa and SDGs Program for Entrepreneurs.
The Youth for Africa and SDGs Program is an initiative of the United Nations Development Program, powered by Accenture.
The Youth for Africa and SDGs Program (YAS!) is a portal-platform for Africa’s young entrepreneurs. The portal-platform supports the development and growth of youth entrepreneurship in Africa by providing the following pillars of support:
Learning to help entrepreneurs begin their journey by providing the answers on the key concepts relevant to enterprise development.
Entrepreneurial Ecosytem Map
An eco-system map so entrepreneurship stakeholders across the board – from corporates to entrepreneurs – can locate the different entrepreneurial eco-system service providers.
Challenges to award financing for youth to develop or scale and implement their innovations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as defined by the United Nations. The SDGs focus on ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring that all people everywhere enjoy peace and prosperity.
Opportunities to learn more about funding and networking relevant for the entrepreneurship eco-system.
Signing Up to the Youth for Africa and SDGs Program
Are you interested in signing up to the Youth for Africa and SDGs Program, please visit the Application Portal, where you will be required to provide some information about your business as well as yourself.
Other Things to Note
Remember that to be part of this program, you must create and account first. Subsequent login to the platform will be done strictly using the details you entered while creating the account.
Note also that before your account can be accessed, you must confirm your account by clicking on the Activation link sent to your email inbox.
Good luck as you continue on your entrepreneurial journey through the Youth for Africa and SDGs Program.