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Starting your own business

Empretec Gambia is a United Nations (UN) programme. It is supported by the Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA).

You can apply to take part in the programme if you have a business idea. Empretec will then help you with the steps involved in setting up your own business. For example, you will learn how to write a business plan. Your advisor will continue to support you for up to six months after you have completed the programme.

A number of training courses are designed specially for women. You will find more information on the website.

Worth knowing Costs: The advice is free of charge. Target group: A number of training courses are specifically for women.