Achievement At Glance
A total of 484,066 young entrepreneurs have benefited from YBI's commitment to support young entrepreneurs to create, grow, and sustain their businesses.?
279,806 young entrepreneurs have received online and in-person technical training from the YBI network to create tangible improvements in their skills and capacity to develop their business, strengthen their resilience, and respond to challenges.???
So far, 161,589 young entrepreneurs have established a business or strengthened their existing enterprise. In 2022, entrepreneurs continued to strengthen their businesses against the ongoing shocks of the global pandemic by pivoting their business model, adapting products and services, and digitalised their business.?
51 network members and delivery partners have received technical assistance, capacity building, and peer learning. 90%?of members reported that being part of the? network was useful or very useful for their work supporting young entrepreneurs. The most cited value adds were capacity building (attending training, accessing tools), networking and exchanging knowledge with other members and funding opportunities.??
We developed our Inclusivity Toolkit and there was lots of interest as members focus on ensuring their programmes and organisations are moving towards an inclusive offer.
Key Highlight On Guiding Principle
YBI believes in the need to recognise and reflect the heterogeneity of young people and build services that are inclusive and reflect their diverse needs.
YBI developed Decent Work for our members in India and Bangladesh. Since then the training curriculum has been adapted for the global audience (with checklists and facilitator guide translated into French, German and Spanish) and additional 7 members were trained in the following Decent Work Training modules: safe & hygienic workspaces; competitive wages; working hours; no child labour or forced labour; social security; discrimination; and dialogue and representation. The next round of the training will be delivered to our members in January and then in May 2023.