Youstart Ghana Create Account and Login
Are you a young Ghanaian youth between the ages of 18- 40 years. Are you interested in applying for the recently launched Youstart GJSP. In this post we will outline the process on how you can create an account and login to continue your application or visit your dashboard. Read On…..
YouStart will support youth-led enterprises with Soft loans, Starter packs and standardized loan packages at concessional rates for SMEs from financial institutions.Any Ghanaian youth between the ages of 18 – 40 years with a minimum of BECE Certification and a valid Ghanaian Identification Card (ID) who wants to start a business can register for entrepreneurship training.
Sign Up for Youstart – Create An Account
You will need the following to complete your application:
- Digital Address
- Valid National ID Card preferably “Ghana Card”
- Certificate of the most recent education attained
- Valid mobile number
- To sign up visit https://youstartgjsp.gheaonline.com/signup
Note! You will receive an OTP to validate your mobile number. After successfully validating your phone number, you will receive a unique code for subsequent logins. To Login just provide your phone number and this unique code.
How To Login
- To Login to your Youstart account
- Enter your phone number and unique code to access your account.
- Visit https://youstartgjsp.gheaonline.com/login
The Ghana Enterprises Agency – an Agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI), is implementing Subcomponent 2.1 of the Project. The Agency will provide entrepreneurship training to 50,000 youth who have the potential to start a business.
Three levels of entrepreneurship training will be offered: basic, intermediate, and advanced. The training will be based on standardized, quality-assured packages in different locations nationwide. All training will be delivered using an experiential participatory approach conducive for adult learning and will also be district based and non-residential.
All advanced training participants will receive mentoring and coaching support, which encompasses guidance to prepare business plans, meet business registration and licensing requirements, and connect with input and output markets. Short duration internship, mentoring and guidance sessions would be arranged for some selected beneficiaries.
5,000 selected youth who successfully undergo training up to the intermediate and advance levels would be eligible for Business Startup Grants. These grants will be available to individuals and self-formed groups, with high potential to succeed in business, and operating in any sector aside from the extraction of natural resources.
The start-up grants will be provided for the following:
Purchase of machinery and equipment, or technology (software, process technology, etc.)
Start-up business investments targeted at productivity and growth such as marketing and sales, innovation efforts, or operational efficiency
Working capital, such as purchase of raw materials and consumables, and payment of salaries, rents, and other accounts payables
Payment for technical advisory services, training, and subscriptions to platforms
Payment for regulatory compliance, e.g., RGD, FDA registration and license, GSA certification, etc.
Start-ups seeking to provide essential goods that helps to mitigate against the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic or any other disease that may pose a threat to the nation
Eligibility Criteria (Who Qualifies to Apply)
The following category of youth will be targeted:
Persons from 18 to 40 years old
Minimum of Basic Education Certificate Examination
Willingness to start a business
School dropouts already in a business would be considered
Special attention would be given to women and Persons with Disabilities (PWD)