The transition phase where a young person launched into the labor market whether formal or informal is becoming steeper by the day and many youth have been left on the sidelines. The unemployment rate for young people in Uganda ages 15–24 is 83%.
This program is modeled to impact young entrepreneurs at the micro and entry level especially those from vulnerable backgrounds and empowers them to standardize as well as scale up their businesses by increasing productivity, visibility, sales and profits.
The program’s main aim is to empower youth who have business ideas and those who don’t have any but have a passion for entrepreneurship and ability to start their own ventures. It is driven by research indicating the high value of proper business training and coaching for successful business and social entrepreneurship.