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YES-Georgia launches to support youth and women entrepreneurship
January 31, 2020

A group of young people in front of a banner A group of people looking at toys and children's books on a display tableUSAID/Georgia publicly announced the expansion of the YES-Georgia program, reflecting its increased focus on empowering women entrepreneurs. YES-Georgia was the only program in Europe and Eurasia to be selected by the U.S. government’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative and will receive $ 840,000 in new USAID funding. The program will expand its focus on supporting women, launching new activities designed to meet the needs of women entrepreneurs. Through the beginning of 2024, YES-Georgia will provide more than 2,500 women with business management training, access to legal and accounting services, and mentoring and networking opportunities.