YBI launches new programme in Korea to support young social entrepreneurs hit by the economic impact of COVID-19

YBI is delighted to be supported by a $2 million grant from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, to lead a COVID-19 recovery programme in Korea.

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Empowering young people to create a fairer and greener future

Our new paper explores what social and green entrepreneurship means for YBI and outlines what good support looks like for aspiring young social and green entrepreneurs.

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Success stories

Rebecca Page

United Kingdom

“I want to continue building a community and promote all things craft related.”

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Mojisola Delumo

Nigeria

“Both, my mother and my older sister are entrepreneurs. It was a natural progression for me. I always knew I wanted to be my own boss.”

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Basel Al Sililati

Sweden

Food can help bring home closer. That’s why Basel Al Sililati, born and raised in Syria but now living in Sweden, together with two partners, Ahmad Al Masri and Mohammad Hussein, decided to open a traditional Middle Eastern restaurant near Stockholm.

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Anna Basile

Italy

“I’ve always felt I’m an artisan, but I’ve never considered myself an entrepreneur. It’s thanks to MicroLab that I’ve changed the way I see myself.”

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Esrat Jahan Chowdhury

Bangladesh

“This is not just a business; this is a social responsibility.”

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Alice and Anita

Italy

“We know we will get through this new challenge by keeping our community of customers together. We are developing a new digital strategy for our business, including offering online talks with authors and readers, and introducing an e-commerce platform.”

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Our global network of members provide critical support to young entrepreneurs in more than 50 countries worldwide. Members are connected and supported by a dedicated network team based in London, UK and Bogota, Colombia.

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