Who can apply?

This call only applies to Window 2 (Businesses in the formal and informal sectors)

Institutions eligible to apply must either be a member- based organization/association cooperation or a registered company/business, and should meet the following criteria:

  1. Your organization/association/cooperation or company/business must have been in existence for at least two years.
  2. Majority of your employees/membership must be Sierra Leonean.
  3. 25% of your employees/membership must be youth and/or women.
  4. You operate in at least one of these sectors: agriculture, mining and extractive, construction, tourism, fishing and ICT.
  5. Have demonstrated commercial viability.
  6. The proposed training must benefit a minimum of 25 trainees in either the informal or formal sectors