On July 13 and 14, 2022, a meeting-discussion was held at the Gyumri branch of the “Strategic Development Agency” NGO with the attendees of the “Youth Entrepreneurship Academy” preparatory course initiated by the “Women for Development” NGO. The purpose of the meeting was to give the entrepreneurial knowledge and skills to the young people from the beneficiary communities. The meeting aimed to help young people to discover the secrets of the industry, develop business ideas and later implement them.
The young people from Ashotsk, former Sarapat, Artik communities of Shirak region were introduced to the activities of the “Strategic Development Agency” NGO, the works done and planned to be done, success stories of young entrepreneurs were presented, informational materials prepared by the NGO were distributed.
The business/agribusiness ideas implemented by young people were discussed, as well as the possibility to implement social entrepreneurial ideas in rural communities were addressed.