ECYMP Factsheet

  • Date Posted: May 1, 2001
  • Organizations: FHI 360
  • Document Types: Case Study or Vignette
  • Donor Type: US Agency for International Development

ECYMP is an Associate Award under the FIELD-Support LWA designed to accelerate the creation of sustainable livelihoods and employment opportunities for vulnerable youth by supporting both increased employment and the establishment of small businesses in:

  • Barbados
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Dominica
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent & the Grenadines

ECYMP is developing partnerships with local youth-serving organizations as well as the private sector through a participatory model that applies proven, evidence-based, and market-driven approaches to improve livelihood opportunities for young people. By including local institutions in the design and delivery of market-oriented youth entrepreneurship programs, the program is rapidly building local capacity.

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