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Supporting indigenous young entrepreneurs in Canada

The OHPIKIWIN SERIES, Journey to financial empowerment will foster economic inclusion and resilience nationwide for indigenous entrepreneurs in Canada.

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We are a global network of expert organisations in over 40 countries supporting underserved young people to turn their ideas into successful businesses, creating jobs and strengthening communities.

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YBI’s regional Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP).
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Success stories

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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Rebecca Page

United Kingdom

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

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Esrat Jahan Chowdhury

Bangladesh

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

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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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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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Meet the Judges - Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year

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YBI launches a new programme supporting indigenous young entrepreneurs in Canada

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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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Those who make it possible

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EEA and Norway Grants

EEA and Norway Grants

Standard Chartered Foundation

Standard Chartered Foundation

Citi Foundation

Citi Foundation

Accenture

Accenture

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