Case Studies

Below is a letter received from BYBT Supported Entrepreneur, Ms Christine Roberts, and the Support received from YBTT Volunteer Mentor, Mr Reggie Ramlochan. Reggie has been mentoring Christine as part of the Youth Business Caribbean Support System, where support goes beyond borders. Christine has had a...

Celebrating International Women's Day! YOUTH BUSINESS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO joins with the rest of the world in celebrating 'INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!' Entrepreneurship is indeed a strong contributor to the progress of women, and today YBTT proudly salutes our YOUNG FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS! ...

Reviving family's wood working business There is indeed a growing interest in the wood working industry by young entrepreneurs who have decided to become more exploratory and creative. [caption id="attachment_998" align="alignright" width="276"] YBTT Supported Entrepreneur, Adrian Niamath[/caption] One such entrepreneur is Adrian Niamath, who, through his determination to make...

It has been proven over time, that entrepreneurship can sometimes permeate positively throughout the rungs of families. Testifying to this is Francisca Brown-Mata, another of YBTT’s success stories. “I grew up watching my Mom preparing meals for the neighbours, who would in turn display smiling...

Many young persons were born with high levels of creativity and dexterity, and therein lies their entrepreneurial  potential.  Nikita Legall, one of YBTT’s success stories, is one such individual who began her entrepreneurial pursuit from as early as 10 years. “I would ask my Mom...

Youth Business Trinidad & Tobago (YBTT) Carving out his dream From a qualified primary schoolteacher to the owner of a successful wood-working business, 35-year-old Satyan Sagramsingh is a perfect example of a true entrepreneur – an individual who pursues his passion and takes calculated risks. Sagramsingh, another...

ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE – BRIAN BENOIT   Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) continues to create and nurture successful young entrepreneurs who can now tell their story to motivate their young counterparts. One success story to be told is that of 21 year old Brian Benoit who is...

ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE – LA TOYA BURGESS “YBTT has helped me tremendously in becoming a young successful entrepreneur. The company’s training and mentorship programmes are excellent” so said La Toya Burgess,  who is also heartened by YBTT’s “After-Care” support for entrepreneurs. According to Burgess, “your entrepreneurial success...

Entrepreneurial Profile – Joshua Mangroo Invest with caution   “I am a young Caribbean entrepreneur who is fascinated with telling visual stories.” This was the beginning of my conversation with 27- year-old Joshua Mangroo, who was proudly supported by Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago (YBTT) when he started...