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ELIT 2019: GYIN Gambia Youth Summer Camp Officially Opens Wednesday

Pakalinding, Jarra West District, LRR — The 4th edition of the National Youth Summer Camp on Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Information Technology (ELIT) officially opened in Pakalinding, Jarra West District, Lower River Region on Wednesday. The 10-day youth camp, which is taking place from 1 –10 September, 2019, provides youths with relevant knowledge and skills to […]

Best Business Partner Award Winner 2019 Receives Garden Inputs

Ms Isatou Sonko, the winner of ‘Best Business Partner of the Year 2019’ Award of GYIN Gambia’s Rural Youth Awards on Wednesday 21st August, 2019 received her supply of Agricultural Inputs, as part of her disbursement of the award cash prize. The items include vegetable seeds, pesticides, knapsack sprayers and among a host of others. […]

YEP Project Mini Grant Recipient Conquering Farafenni ICT Market

Alieu Mbowe, the Proprietor of Mbowe Ngala Printing & Stationery in Farafenni, North Bank Region (NBR) has enthusiastically boosted that the large number of printing contracts that he gets from Farafenni and beyond accorded him the opportunity to conquer the local printing industry. Mbowe, who do T-shirt & Badge Printing, Binding, Lamination and online registration, […]

Brikama Youth Breaking Records in Agro-Tech

Omar Fadara, a 32-year-old youth from Brikama Jidda, West Coast Region has demonstrated his passion for Agro-Tech by wielding different handmade tools to entice the users. After spending over 13 years learning wielding, Fadera graduated from being an apprentice to a fulltime professional workspace owner. He told GYIN Gambia Media Unit, that his farm implements […]

Kartong Youth Making Waves in Agribusiness

Wally Juwara is a young farmer from Kartong village, Kombo South in West Coast Region in The Gambia. He is engaged in agribusiness. Wally started his business after he was inspired by some youth of Casamance, Southern Senegal, during a visit there some years back. Shortly after his return, he started his own garden of […]

Young Female Tailor Appreciates YEP Mini Grant Support

Kura Samba, a 23-year-old female tailor from Kerr Ali, North Bank Region (NBR) has expressed gratitude and appreciation to the European Union (EU) funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) Mini Gant Scheme for enabling her to realize her dreams in owning a Tailoring Shop. The Mini Grant, according to her, has paved the way for her […]

GYIN Gambia welcomes 3rd GLEN Intern, Beata

The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter today, 5th August, 2019, held an orientation for its third intern from the Global Education Network of Young Europeans (GLEN), Beata Rajeckaite, who arrived in the shores of the Gambia last Wednesday. Held at the GYIN Gambia Secretariat in Churchill’s Town, the orientation was meant to welcome […]

ELIT Alumnus Calls for Online Agro-marketing

By Mariam Saine Mr. Vincent Mendy, a resident of Busumbala in West Coast Region (WCR) and an alumnus of the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia’s Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Information and Technology (ELIT 2018) National Youth Summer Camp has called on the youth folk to make best use of the social media, especially Facebook and WhatsApp, […]

ELIT Alumni encourages use of organic products

Ms Fatima Gaye, an alumni of GYIN Gambia’s Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Information and Technology (ELIT2018) National Youth Summer Camp has called on the young farmers to adapt to the use of organic products in their farms and graduate from chemical usage. Ms Gaye, who is also an agriculturist and a graduate of The Gambia Songhai Initiative, […]

BKYDA To Stage 4th Annual Tree Planting Exercise

A Foni-based Community Association, the Bulock Kapongha Youth Development Association (BKYDA) has disclosed plans to organize its fourth (4th) edition Annual Tree Planting Exercise on 31st August, 2019. The tree planting exercise, which will be held at the Foni Bulock Community Forest in West Coast Region (WCR), is geared towards combating climate change thus improving […]