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Job Creation, YES Fund awards first batch of applicants 

The fund is opened to Ghanaian businesses and can apply up to GH¢50,000.00. Applicants have going through various forms of training and scrutiny.

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The vice president Kwesi Amissah Arthur will later today,  present cash awards to applicants of Youth Enterprise Support.  

The Youth Enterprise Support (YES) is a government of Ghana program initiated by His Excellency President John D. Mahama with Ten million cedis (GH¢10million) seed fund to assist young Ghanaians between the ages of 18 -35 years with creative and innovative business ideas to realize their full potential.

The fund is opened to Ghanaian businesses and can apply up to GH¢50,000.00. Applicants have going through various forms of training and scrutiny. 

Before presentation of Cash, YES will on the 10th August be at the meet the press session organized by the ministry of communication to brief the nation on the activities of the secretariat. The Chief Executive Officer of YES, Helga Boadi says the ceremony is to recognize the effort of applicants.

It is a formal recognition of the efforts that these applicants have put in; and the success they have chalked so far on their entrepreneurial journey.  For those who are yet to start   whatever we will be handing over to them in terms of amounts will be symbolic. What we have been telling these entrepreneurs  its about not about the money."

The CEO of the Fund further emphasized that this current stage of the project crowns their hard work and determination, hoping that it ignite an interest in entrepreneurship and the drive for job creation.

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