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Call for Business Ideas

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04.04.2019

ED4D: Entrepreneurship by Diaspora 4 Development is pleased to request the submission of business ideas for Ghana and Ethiopia. Each candidate should fill in the application form (follow link below) and upload it before the 30th April 2019. A confirmation email acknowledging receipt will be sent automatically. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted in May 2019.


Guidelines for ED4D entrepreneur candidates

Background

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and  the Netherlands Senior Experts (PUM), are pleased to request the submission of business ideas within the framework of the Entrepreneurship by Diaspora for Development program.

The overall objective of this program is to encourage the Ghanaian and Ethiopian diasporas residing in the Netherlands, or Dutch entrepreneurs in partnership with the diaspora, to engage as entrepreneurs for the development of the private sector in Ghana and Ethiopia. More specifically 20 entrepreneurs from the Ghanaian diaspora and 20 entrepreneurs from the Ethiopian diaspora, or Dutch entrepreneurs in connection with the diaspora, will be offered assistance in their journey to start up or expand businesses back home.

Modalities of the Competition

20 selected potential entrepreneurs per country will have the opportunity to enrol in training sessions offered by IOM/PUM and to benefit from individual mentoring offered by PUM volunteers. A final 10 candidates per country will have the opportunity to go on an exploring visit to Ghana/Ethiopia and some candidates will be able to integrate existing incubators. Individual advice will also be offered as to possible financial opportunities.

Each candidate should fill in the attached application form and upload it through the website before the 30th April 2019. A confirmation email acknowledging receipt will be sent automatically. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Source: connectingdiaspora.org

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