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.
"I’ve always been passionate about taking care of others. When it occurred to me that I could start a business doing this I went all in – and learnt a lot along the way!"View story
"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