Funding for "Mentoring and Support for Young Entrepreneurs"
Unemployment is one of the most serious problems facing the African continent, affecting especially the youth who cover close to between 60% and 70% of the continents population. The response of the Association of African Entrepreneurs is to educate and provide a range of services to enrich the lives of young entrepreneurs
Young African entrepreneurs are an essential component of Africa’s wealth creation. They help grow prosperity in African communities . They are part of the solution to alleviating poverty. They are a vital piece of a puzzle that cannot be completed by government and international NGOs alone. However, for young entrepreneurs to achieve this success it is necessary to foster a productive space: one in which information is freely available and cooperation is widespread and encouraged.
AAE is partnering all territorial actors in designing new and durable solutions to the youth employment challenge.
These variety of support and co-operation activities would help businesses grow, compete, and internationalize : empowering young entrepreneurs to contributes to Africa’s social and economic development on a long-term basis.