1st disbursement of Rural Youth Awards 2019 funds

Winner of Best Service Provider of Agro-Products of the Year 2019 of GYIN Gambia Rural Youth Awards, Lamin Kinteh receiving his first disbursement of D25,000.00 worth of agricultural inputs to support his business. Presented by the GYIN Gambia, Executive Director, Mamadou Edrisa Njie, the items include Watering Cans, Sprayers, Insecticides, Seeds and among a host […]


After winning the GYIN Gambia Rural Youth Awards 2019, the ten (10) awardees along with the GYIN Gambia Executive Director, Mamadou Edrisa Njie, Chairperson Rural Youth Awards 2019 National Organsing Committee. Mr. Sarjo Jarju and GYIN Gambia Head of Programmes, Mrs. Jainaba Manjang  on 7th May, 2019 paid a courtesy visit to the Project Director […]

Agribusiness Sector is Gaining Momentum

Introducing Lamin Jaiteh, the Proprietor of Jaiteh Kunda Poultry Farm in Brikama Nyambai Jaiteh, a tailor by profession, started his poultry business in January 2019 with 60 broilers. After realizing the benefits involved in poultry, he decided to continue with the business which grew to 90 chicks as his second batch. He was inspired and […]

Celebrating An Uprising Young Entrepreneur

Ahmad M. Ceesay, a GYINer and the Proprietor of Keneba Tech in Sukuta, has recently successfully completed a six weeklong training on Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy and Graphic Design plus a three-month internship at the YMCA in Kanifing. The training was funded by the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), as part of its launched SET Training Programs […]

Djallows Farm calls on youth to venture into sheep breeding

Meet Mr. Ebrima Jallow, the Proprietor of Djallows Farm situated in Tujereng, West Coast Region Djallows Farm is an agribusiness venture that specializes in Sheep breeding and marketing. Established 5 years ago, Mr. Jallow, who doubles as the president of The Gambia Sheep Breeders Association, has explored the untapped opportunities available in the agribusiness sector […]

Sukuta Youth in Business (Janko’s Creation)

MEET JANKO’S CREATION AT GCCI TRADE FAIR GAMBIA INTERNATIONAL By Ahmad M. Ceesay Babucarr Janko, the founder and manager of JANKO’S CREATION, is a young Sukutarian entrepreneur excelling in batiks and tie and dye. Babucarr is among the three Sukutarian graduands of the GYIN Gambia Youth Mentorship Program on Enterprise Management, a beneficiary of the […]

Young Agripreneur Calls for Support to Expand Production

Meet Alagie Karamo Jammeh of Busumbala Village, West Coast Region and the owner of a vegetable garden called Steel Innovation Farmyard. The 24year old produces’ onions, carrots, cucumbers, lettuces, peppers etc for sale. Jammeh, whose main objective is providing healthy organic fruits and vegetables to the populace, started his business over six years ago. Presently, […]


Introducing GYINer, Sarjo B. Jatta of Brikama New Town, West Coast Region and the proprietress of J’S Enterprise. She is into Sheep Fattening in her native town of Brikama, West Coast Region (WCR). Being the 1st Runner Up for ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2018’ in last year’s Rural Youth Awards, Ms Jatta currently wants […]

Partnership Meeting With Drammeh Mentorship & Leadership Academy

The Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia Chapter today, 28th March 2019 received a delegation from Drammeh Mentorship and Leadership Academy (DMLA) to discuss partnership agreement on common thematic areas between the two parties. The meeting, held at the GYIN Gambia secretariat in Churchill’s Town, was triggered by DMLA’s interest in building partnership with GYIN. […]

GYIN Gambia receives over 200 applicants for 10 awards categories’

By Mamadou Edrisa Njie As the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia chapter’s planned 3rd Edition of the Rural Youth Awards 2019 drew closer, the National Organizing Committee (NOC) have received about two hundred and five (205) applicants across the length and breadth of the country competing for the 10 awards categories’. The much anticipated […]