UNDP Africa & Accenture Launches Youth for Africa and SDGs (YAS) Portal

YAS! is a portal-platform for Africa’s young entrepreneurs. The portal-platform supports the development and growth of youth entrepreneurship in Africa by providing the following pillars of support:

LEARN

Learning to help entrepreneurs begin their journey by providing the answers on the key concepts relevant to enterprise development.

ECOSYSTEM MAP

An eco-system map so entrepreneurship stakeholders across the board – from corporates to entrepreneurs – can locate the different entrepreneurial eco-system service providers.

CHALLENGES

Challenges to award financing for youth to develop or scale and implement their innovations to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as defined by the United Nations. The SDGs focus on ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring that all people everywhere enjoy peace and prosperity.

OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities to learn more about funding and networking relevant for the entrepreneurship eco-system. Access funding and networking opportunities for the African ecosystem.

Click here to check out the portal and opportunity

 

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