East Africa Youth Inclusion Programme

East Africa Youth Inclusion Programme (EAYIP) aims at improving livelihoods by creating jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities of 25,000 economically disadvantaged young men and women (ages 15-24) in Uganda and Tanzania.

The programme helps create youth owned and managed businesses as well as employment opportunities in dairy and other agricultural value chains.

EAYIP is equipping young people with necessary entrepreneurship skills to establish businesses or even seek employment in agriculture-related business. It facilitates access to finance for young entrepreneurs to start or expand their businesses.

25-year-old mother Faraja is a farmer from Kisada Village, Iringa Tanzania. Young Business Woman

The EAYIP Programme is implemented in Njombe and Iringa region of Tanzania. The programme has partnered with Heifer International, MIICO & ESRF and is funded by MasterCard Foundation