UNDP Africa & Accenture launches Youth for Africa and SDGs (YAS) portal for Africa’s young entrepreneurs

YAS! is a portal-platform for Africa’s young entrepreneurs. YAS! is a portal-platform for Africa’s youth entrepreneurial ecosystem which is aimed at supporting the development and growth of youth entrepreneurship.

The portal-platform supports the development and growth of youth entrepreneurship in Africa by providing the following pillars of support:

EARN

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.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Youth for Africa and SDGs (YAS) portal

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