Youth Development Fund (YDF) Empowerment Programme 2019 & Guidelines pdf for Botswana Youths

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PRESS RELEASE: YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FUND (YDF) APPLICATIONS PDF FOR 2019/20 AND GUIDELINES PDF

 

The Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYSC) Botswana, informs the youth that submission of applications for the Youth Development Fund(YDF) for 2019/20 is now open at all districts and sub-districts countrywide.

Annually One Hundred and Twenty Million Pula (P120 million) is allocated  to the Youth Development Fund (YDF) for botswana youth to set up businesses and create jobs for themselves and other youths. Ydf is one of botswana laudable youth empowerment programmes.

FUNDING GUIDELINES FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FUND( YDF) PROJECTS
Assistance is available to individuals and groups that meet the following
criteria:
 Botswana citizens
 Members aged 18-35 years
 Out-of-school-youth
 Unemployed youth
 Underemployed youth
 A Partnership of young people or a youth cooperative
 A legally registered business/company that is owned by young citizens.


How to Apply :

Youth are encouraged to complete application forms and comply with existing programme guidelines. Application forms may be obtained and submitted at the nearest MYSC office from the 2nd July 2019.

DOWNLOAD Youth develpment fund guidelines PDF

The public is advised that there are no changes in the empowerment programme guidelines, however review of the programme is ongoing, and any changes will be communicated in due course.

For more information please contact the Public Relations Office on 3682667/3682649, or toll free number at 0800 600 883, or your nearest MYSC district office.