Project Updates

YEP-Caribbean Mid Project Results [Aug 31, 2018]

YEP-Caribbean Mid Project Results [Aug 31, 2018]

The Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP) is a joint initiative between the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, and Youth Business International (YBI) which provides support to low-income youth, aged 18-35 seeking to start businesses in 11 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean. The YEP-Caribbean project executed by the Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT), in collaboration with the Jamaica Youth Business Trust (JYBT) and Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT), was initiated in August 2016, and will continue for a three-year period.

Youth Entrepreneurship Program for the Eastern Caribbean (YEPEC)

Youth Entrepreneurship Program for the Eastern Caribbean (YEPEC)

YEPEC was a three-year project, operational in the Eastern Caribbean to provide support for Youth Business International’s youth entrepreneurship program. The project supported young people to set up their own small businesses by providing business development services and mentoring in combination with (non-federal) lending. Regional activities were facilitated mainly by Youth Business Programmes (YBPs) through community building activities that formed a key component of the award.