The Girl Guides Association of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) with support from the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund last Sunday, March 5, opened the call for participants to register for a business and leadership training programme dubbed Start Up SVG.
And, those who are interested must register by today, March 10.
The programme will be offered to girls and young women across SVG aged 14-21 years, with support and resources to develop their business ideas and, where applicable, strengthen their business operations, a release from the Association states.
Start Up SVG will officially commence on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 and run until Saturday, April 15, with sessions commencing daily at 9:00 a.m at the Girl Guides headquarters in Level Gardens. The objectives of the programme include providing guidance on how to assess the feasibility of entrepreneurship and business ideas; developing short-to-medium term self-improvement plans; structuring and operating simulated enterprises; and developing effective communication skills.
Expert local and regional facilitators will serve as mentors and facilitators during the course of the programme.
Participants are invited to register their interest by completing the online registration form available on the social media handles of the Girl Guides Association of St Vincent and the Grenadines by today, Friday, March 10.