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YECSI PAYS COURTESY VISIT TO NYC

YECSI Board Members pose for a group photo with the NYC Board Members ๐˜๐„๐‚๐’๐ˆ ๐๐€๐˜๐’ ๐€ ๐‚๐Ž๐”๐‘๐“๐„๐’๐˜ ๐•๐ˆ๐’๐ˆ๐“ ๐“๐Ž ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐€๐‹ ๐˜๐Ž๐”๐“๐‡ ๐‚๐Ž๐๐†๐‘๐„๐’๐’
๐˜๐„๐‚๐’๐ˆ ๐๐€๐˜๐’ ๐€ ๐‚๐Ž๐”๐‘๐“๐„๐’๐˜ ๐•๐ˆ๐’๐ˆ๐“ ๐“๐Ž ๐“๐‡๐„ ๐๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐€๐‹ ๐˜๐Ž๐”๐“๐‡ ๐‚๐Ž๐๐†๐‘๐„๐’๐’ The Young Entrepreneurs Council of Solomon Islands (YECSI) paid a courtesy visit to the National Youth Congress (NYC) on Friday the 20th of May 2022. Teh courtesy dialogue between YECSI and NYC was held at teh Secretariat office of teh National Youth Congress. YECSI -Chairman Mr. Limahl Tot...
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YECSI SUCCESSFULLY HOST EBI2.0 WINNERS GRANT CONTRACT AGREEMENT SIGNING

EBI2.0 winners Agreement Signing Event Group photo of Ennovation Blo Iumi Winners with YECSI Board Members and YECSI partners, Australian High Commission, New Zealand High Commission, Strongim Bisnis and UNCDF
                                                     ๐˜๐„๐‚๐’๐ˆ ๐’๐”๐‚๐‚๐„๐’๐’๐…๐”๐‹๐‹๐˜ ๐‡๐„๐‹๐ƒ ๐„๐๐ˆ๐Ÿ.๐ŸŽ ๐–๐ˆ๐๐๐„๐‘๐’ ๐†๐‘๐€๐๐“ ๐‚๐Ž๐๐“๐‘๐€๐‚๐“ ๐’๐ˆ๐†๐๐ˆ๐๐† ๐€๐†๐‘๐„๐„๐Œ๐„๐๐“ The Young Entrepreneurs Council of Solomon Islands (YECSI) and Strongim Bisnis who is the ...
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YECSI BOARD MEMBERS INDUCTION 2022

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  ๐—ฌ๐—˜๐—–๐—ฆ๐—œ ๐—™๐—œ๐—ก๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—›๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—— ๐—œ๐—ก๐——๐—จ๐—–๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—•๐—ข๐—”๐—ฅ๐—— ๐— ๐—˜๐— ๐—•๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ฆ The Young Entrepreneurs Council of Solomon Islands (YECSI) new board finally held its induction today, Thursday 21 April 2022 at CRC Gateway church.The induction was organized by the YECSI secretariat, Coordinator Maverick Seda and Daniel Kakadi Membership and communications officer with...
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EBI2.0 WINNERS 2022

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๐–๐ˆ๐๐๐„๐‘๐’ ๐Ž๐… ๐„๐๐๐Ž๐•๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐ ๐๐‹๐Ž ๐ˆ๐”๐Œ๐ˆ๐Ÿ.๐ŸŽ We are excited to announce that after 8 weeks of business trainings and having 11 EBI2.0 participants successfully participated in two days of pitching their businesses, we now have our three (3) winners. We therefore Acknowledge all the 15 EBI2.0 participants for taking an awesome journey from Phase 1 to phase 2 a...
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YECSI 4TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022

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  ๐—ฌ๐—˜๐—–๐—ฆ๐—œ ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—–๐—–๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ๐—™๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—›๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐Ÿฐ๐—ง๐—› ๐—”๐—ก๐—ก๐—จ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐—š๐—˜๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—”๐—Ÿ ๐— ๐—˜๐—˜๐—ง๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ On Tuesday 29th March 2022 we successfully held our AGM at the Dreamcast Art Hub with the result of our newly elected YECSI board members. John Wopereis retains his seat as Chairman, Limahl Totogi as the new Vice-Chairman and three new ordinary board members Jackie Molea Chow, Cedric Ta...
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EBI 2.0 Cohort Site Visit to Wika

wika-team-photo Group photo of EBI 2.0 cohort with YECSI Coordinator, Chairman and Wika project engineers
Our Ennovation Blo Iumi (EBI) 2.0 cohort were delighted to be hosted by Wika for a project site visit on Saturday 15 January 2021. As young business owners it was inspiring to see first hand the hard work being done towards the South Pacific Games. The EBI cohort realized that as they plan for the future they must not forget the oppo...
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Vacancies at YECSI (Re-advertised)

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YECSI is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions. Individuals who have applied need not apply again. Due date for applications is 4.30pm, Monday 24 January 2022. 1) Position: Coordinator (Re-advertised) Requirements Bachelor's degree in Business Management or related field 2 years experience private sector development, busin...
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Teachim Me Mentoring Programme Launched

โ€‹ We are delighted to launch our business mentoring programme, ๐“๐ž๐š๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ฆ ๐Œ๐ž on Wednesday 4th August 2021. A total of 20 participants joined the programme which is set to commence this month. Programme participants are members of YECSI as mentees whom are paired with members of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) as mentors....
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YECSI Updates Prime Ministerโ€™s Office

YECSI Updates Prime Ministerโ€™s Office YECSIโ€™s Chairlady Millicent Barty and YECSI Coordinator Emmanuel Pitakaka posing with officials of PIMEU after their meeting this week (Photo: GCU)
(GCU): For youth business organization- Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) โ€“ it is a tick in the box for them to have the opportunity to do presentation for policy officials in the Office of Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC). Yesterday (Thursday 15th October) YECSI's founder and chairlady Millicent Barty and YECSI' Coordinator Emma...
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Gender Journey in Business

Gender Journey in Business At 36, Florence, a mother of two, is an experienced entrepreneur who manages a successful retail business, in a country where older men dominate the business landscape, she is an anomaly. (Photo: UNDP in Asia Pacific)
(UNDP): After years of struggling to find a job or start a small business in the Solomon Islands, she felt poultry farming would be a profitable venture. And it was. As the chickens and eggs multiplied, her resources grew, she started to make a tidy profit. For five years her business flourished until cheap chicken imports flooded the market. It wa...
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Young Pitakaka Set to lead YECSI

Young Pitakaka Set to lead YECSI New YECSI Coordinator, Emmanuel Pitakaka (Photo: SICCI)
(SICCI): The Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) now has a new Coordinator. He is Emmanuel Pitakaka. Young Pitakaka replaces the outgoing coordinator John Wopereis. Hailed from Choiseul, Pitakaka is a recent graduate from the University of Waikato in New Zealand with a Bachelor of Laws. Emmanuel is a young father and is passionate a...
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YECSI Signs Partnership with NZ High Commission

YECSI Signs Partnership with NZ High Commission New Zealand High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Georgina Roberts and the Deputy Head of Mission, Ms Hannah van Voorthuysen (standing far right) with YECSI representatives led by Chairlady, Ms Millicent Bart, Vice Chairlady, Mrs Chrisnrita Aumanu Leong, YECSI Coordinator, Emmanuel Pitakaka. (Photo: NZ High Commission)
(YECSI): The Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) and the New Zealand Government were pleased to formalise a partnership to support the development of young Solomon Islanders in a signing ceremony last week. YECSI Chairlady, Ms Millicent Barty extended her appreciation for the partnership after signing a grant funding agreement with ...
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YECSI partners with Strongim Bisnis for Youth Innovation Programme

YECSI partners with Strongim Bisnis for Youth Innovation Programme L - R: The Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) Coordinator, Emmanuel Pitakaka, Chairlady, Millicent Barty, Womenโ€™s Economic Empowerment and Youth Director at Strongim Bisnis, Mr Gianluca Nardi and after signing the partnership agreement to pursue the Youth Innovation Programme. (Photo: SICCI)
  (SICCI): Given the current global COVID-19 pandemic situation dwindling and affecting 'business-as-usual' activities, the Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) has come up with an innovative approach to use technology to deliver its services and their new in-house programme "Ennovation Blo Iumi". With support from Strongim Bisn...
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YECSI, Solomon Power partner to create โ€˜Lightbulb Groupโ€™

YECSI, Solomon Power partner to create โ€˜Lightbulb Groupโ€™ The Lightbulb group will bring Home Blo Iumiโ€™s winning teams under YECSIโ€™s membership and provide them with further opportunities to practise innovation and creativity paving a pathway towards entrepreneurship. (Pictured here) First members of the Lightbulb group with YECSI Coordinator, John Wopereis and YECSI Membership and Communication Officer, Irish Melaume. (Photo: YECSI)
(YECSI): Following the successful launch of the Home Blo Iumi Program in September 2019, the Young Entrepreneurs Council of Solomon Islands (YECSI) has fostered a partnership with Solomon Power in the creation of the 'Lightbulb Group' program. A statement from YECSI said Home Blo Iumi is YECSI's annual program which focuses on promoting entrepreneu...
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