Cooperative Republic of Guyana

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  • SLED to take three- pronged approach for greater youth innovation

    SLED to take three- pronged approach for greater youth innovation

    The Sustainable Livelihood and Entrepreneurial Development (SLED) programme will apply a three-pronged tactic to encourage youths to take up ground-breaking business initiatives. This method is to inspire young people to come up with pioneering ideas. Thereafter, they will seek technical assistance from the Institute of Applied Science and Technology (IAST), and the Guyana School of

  • Young, educated, employed and enterprising

    (Address by His Excellency David Granger at the Sustainable Livelihood and Entrepreneurial (SLED) Initiative Award Ceremony) This country will falter if its youth flounders. Youth will fail if employment is unavailable. Employment will be difficult to find without education. Employment is essential to human development. Employment provides incomes which generate sustainable livelihoods. Employment improves everyone’s

  • Small enterprises earmarked to fight poverty –$115M allocated to Sustainable Livelihoods and Entrepreneurial Development programme

    Small enterprises earmarked to fight poverty –$115M allocated to Sustainable Livelihoods and Entrepreneurial Development programme

    IN an effort to address extreme poverty, Government will introduce job-creation measures to promote micro and small scale enterprises that will open opportunities for the disadvantaged and youth. Finance Minister Winston Jordan recently announced that a Sustainable Livelihood and Entrepreneurial Development (SLED) initiative will be launched to stimulate community growth opportunities at the grassroots level