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UNESCO, GYIN Gambia prepare Gambian youth leaders as agents of sustainable peace

With the financial support of the UN Peace Building Fund, UNESCO Dakar, in partnership with the Global Youth Innovation Network – Gambia Chapter (GYIN Gambia), has trained youth leaders in The Gambia on conflict transformation and peacebuilding. The three-day capacity-building workshop which ended on Wednesday, 23rd February, was aimed at equipping youth leaders with skills […]

Three Young Entrepreneurs Receive GamDiaspora Tank Grants

Three young Gambian entrepreneurs have received financial support in the form of a grant, from GamDiaspora Tank, which is collaborating with the Gambian Chapter of Global Youth Innovation Network–popularly called GYIN and EBROSSO Consulting Services. The grant Prizes amounting to D20,000 is to support the young entrepreneurs to expand and strengthen their businesses. The trio, […]

Meet Amie Colley, the ROOTS Covid-19 Grant Beneficiary who is overcoming Barriers to Growth in Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Ms. Amie Colley, a female entrepreneur who benefited from Covid-19 relief support in the sum of US$1,200 (GMD 60,000.00), bankrolled by the Rural Poor Stimulus Facility (RPSF) through the Resilience of Organizations for Transformative Smallholder Agriculture Project (ROOTS), has utilized the funds to equip and upscale her business so as to meet the entrepreneurial demands […]

GYIN Gambia, UNESCO-Dakar validate manual on Conflict Prevention & Peacebuilding Education

The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia in partnership with the UNESCO Dakar office, on 8th February 2022 held a workshop to review and validate a Training Manual on Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Education for Youth Organisations at Baobab Holiday Resort in Bijilo. The manual is the outcome of the Organisational Capacity Needs Assessment exercise […]

GYIN-Gambia Concludes Training that Seeks to Address Hate Speech, Fake News

  The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN-Gambia) on Wednesday wrapped up a three-day training on media and information literacy for 40 young people. The training among others was aimed to address fake news, hate speech and keep the young entrepreneurs safe both online and offline against the activities of scammers. Momodou Salieu Jallow, a participant […]

Advancing Entrepreneurship: GYIN-Gambia Convenes 5th ELIT Camp

The Global Youth Innovative Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter, has begun its 5th annual youth entrepreneurship summer camp dubbed ELIT 2020, at Trans-Gambia Lodge in Lower River Region (LRR). The annual convergence is an Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Information Technology (ELIT) package under the organization designed to train young entrepreneurs on skills important to starting or maintaining […]

Tekki Fii Mini Grant Beneficiary Inaugurates Beauty Salon

Ms. Tida Gibba, a young female hairdresser who benefitted from the Tekki Fii Mini Grant Scheme, last Monday inaugurated a beauty salon at her home Village in Lamin, West Coast Region (WCR), after receiving an in-kind support of hairdressing items worth of Fifty Thousand Dalasis (50,000.00). Ms Gibba, who is a member of the Global […]

GYIN Gambia To Virtually Celebrate ‘World Entrepreneurs Day’ Today

In its efforts to champion the course of Entrepreneurs, the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia will today, 21st August, 2020 hold a Webinar to celebrate the World Entrepreneurs Day. This year’s celebration, which will take form of a virtual event via zoom from 12pm to 1:30, will bring together various Experts Speakers and three […]

YEP Mini-Grant Beneficiary donates Facemasks to GYIN Gambia

Jainaba Mbaye, the Proprietress of Jainaba’s Tailoring & Fashion Design has put a big smile on the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter staff by donating them some facemasks, in a bid to contribute her quota in the crusade against the novel Corona Virus Pandemic. This gesture, according to her, is geared towards showing […]