The Barbados Youth Business Trust’s (BYBT) entrepreneurship programme is a private sector initiative made possible through a partnership with the voluntary sector and together provides start-up capital, business mentoring, networking, advisory and marketing support services to encourage a new generation of young Barbadian entrepreneurs.
BYBT's mission is to provide underserved young people with dynamic programmes, focusing on business mentoring, start-up loans, and entrepreneurial skills development.
Established in 1996 by a group of local social entrepreneurs, BYBT has joined Youth Business International in 2000.
"Manufacturing every day is really good, it’s tiring, but when you are making your product every day it means there is a demand and business is good."View story
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