1. Cash For Work & Entrepreneurship for the Youth: Hope revival in Burundi

AYEI through his office in Burundi has been awarded a project by Stiftung Entwicklungs Zusammenarbeit (SEZ) Germany. This project scheduled to last 12 month from March 2020 to February 2021 was designed to equip young graduates with agribusiness entrepreneurship skills and financial education as they are helped to launch farming initiatives in groups. It is a pilot project empowering 15 selected trainees from Rural Burundi where after training, they grouped in teams to benefit a seed funding that will enable them quick start income-generating ventures in agriculture where AYEI Burundi will assist them with necessary coaching and offer other technical assistance to ensure their ventures yield desired outcome for a possible scaling up.

AYEI through his office in Burundi has been awarded a project by Stiftung Entwicklungs Zusammenarbeit (SEZ) Germany. This project scheduled to last 12 month from March 2020 to February 2021 was designed to equip young graduates with agribusiness entrepreneurship skills and financial education as they are helped to launch farming initiatives in groups. It is a pilot project empowering 15 selected trainees from Rural Burundi where after training, they grouped in teams to benefit a seed funding that will enable them quick start income-generating ventures in agriculture where AYEI Burundi will assist them with necessary coaching and offer other technical assistance to ensure their ventures yield desired outcome for a possible scaling up.

2. Alleviating poverty and youth job creation project

This project executed by AYEI BURUNDI was designed to address food insecurity in Burundi, create job opportunity for the youth through Agriculture. It was founded by MICROPROJECT N.L. FOUNDATION-NETHERLAND. The organization was given a loan to establish a model farm where 20 young farmers were involved in Irish Potatoes Plantation in Kanyanza Province in Burundi where 20 jobs were created in its 1st year of pilot implementation. The farm produces 9 tons of Irish potatoes in one season, generating up to 15 million FraBu. This project started in September 2019 and is expected to be completed in August 2020.