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Youth Entrepreneur Programme

Technical Assistance and Coaching Programme for Youth Entrepreneurs.

Youth Entrepreneurs

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Youth Business Coaches

Michelle Kalloo
Ladi Franklin
Pablo Arroyo



The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States has officially launched an OECS Youth Strategy under the brand OECS YES. This strategy was developed based on the need for greater attention and action to issues directly affecting OECS youth. The goal of this initiative is to develop a Youth Empowered Society by focusing on key areas crucial to young people:

  1. YES I Belong – Citizenship & Identity
  2. YES I Earn – Employment & Entrepreneurship
  3. YES I Express – Creativity & Culture
  4. YES I Inherit – Environment & Sustainable Development
  5. YES I Learn – Education & Training
  6. YES I Matter – Child & Youth Protection
  7. YES I Move – Healthy Lifestyles

Technical Assistance

Business coaches are geared toward practical action for business:
• They can guide entrepreneurs with proven and strategic action steps that to grow their business,
• The business coach can help an entrepreneur discover how changing or accommodating personal characteristics and perspectives can affect both personal and business processes,
• Successful coaching helps the entrepreneur achieve agreed-upon business outcomes.

Participating youth businesses fall into the following sectors:

  • Agribusiness
  • Manufacturing
  •  Information Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Sustainable Energy


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Head Office

Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael, Barbados

P.O. Box 5050 Postal code BB22026


Tel: +1(246) 436-0578

Fax: +1(246) 436-9999

E-mail: [email protected]

Sub-Regional Office

Av. Pedro Henríquez Ureña No. 150

Torre Diandy XIX, Piso 7

Santo Domingo, República Dominicana


Tel: + 1(809) 531-6565

Fax: + 1(809) 473-7532

E-mail: [email protected]

Bi-National Programme Office

4th Floor, 151 Angle Ave.

Jean Paul II & Impasse Duverger

Port-au-Prince, HAITI


Tel: +1 (509) 48 92 53 55

E-mail: [email protected]

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