GYCC trains members across the Country

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC) has recently concluded a capacity building forum for 20 of its members across the country. The two-day training was held at the GYCC head office in Churchill’s town.

The training was designed to support the participating membership-based Trade and Investment Support Institutions (TISIs), thereby demonstrating value addition to their members. It was also meant to run better services and ensure profitable with a sustainable value proposition.

 Baboucarr Kebbeh, GYCC chief executive officer said the step down training was supported by the European Union funded Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and it is expected to increase membership revenue and expands to all the regions by this December.

“GYCC was supported by ITC through the YEP-project to participate in the training for membership-based organization in commerce and industries in Accra, Ghana. The training seeks to increase capacity of its management to adequately response to the needs and aspirations of youth entrepreneurs.”

He acknowledged that the two-day training would help a great deal in improving participants and their client segmentation to build and deliver stronger services to their clients.

Mr. Kebbeh urged the participants to be proactive and to make best use of the training since they are first batch to be trained under the course.

Monitoring and evaluation specialist of the YEP project Modou Touray said the main goal of the project is to tackle the root causes of illegal migration by engaging the young people. 

Author: Fatou B. Cham