Accelerating youth-led businesses in the digital era

Sl. Name of project Project duration Development partners
  Current project    
  Accelerating youth-led businesses in the digital era November 2019-October 2022 IKEA Foundation & YBI
1 Loomba BAT Project 2009-2010 The Loomba Trust, British Asian Trust & CIDA
2 Outreach to Young Entrepreneurs 2012 Plan Bangladesh.
3 Young Women Entrepreneurship Development July 2013 to Dec 2014 Plan Japan
4 Youth Micro-Enterprise Development July 2014 to June 2015. Plan Bangladesh

( Funded by Plan Australia)

5 Turning Job seeker into Job creators in Bangladesh September-2016 to – August 2019 Comic Relief-UK
Upcoming Project    
6      

Current project

Project Title     : Accelerating youth-led business in digital era

Partner        :  Supported by YBI

Funded by : IKEA Foundation

Goal      : The project aims to support underserved urban and rural young entrepreneurs with pioneering business ideas through a business startup and growth support including digital, entrepreneurial and decent work training courses (960 trainees), business development counseling, mentoring, access to market ( online and offline) and linkage with Banks and Non-Banks ( Financial Institution).

Component

  1. Entrepreneurship training : Will ensure that young people have all the technical and business development support they need in order to thrive.
  2. Digital skills : Will build young people’s digital capacities to develop their understanding of the business implications & appropriateness of digital platforms, programs & e-commerce.
  3. Mentoring : Our commitment to mentoring will see young people paired with experienced business mentors to guide them through the challenging stages of early business.

Area : Dhaka City Corporation and Sirajdikhan Upazila, Munshiganj

Project Participants : 1000 (rural & urban)

Completed projects

B’Yeah has been working with international development agencies and multilateral/bi-lateral donors as a development partner and a services provider for nearly one decades. Over the past years, the organization has successfully implemented various development projects to support the targeted development participants, especially women to overcome their social and economic crisis and to improve standard of living. The experience of the organization is presented in the following table: