Saint Lucia: Phillip J Pierre expresses happiness over opening of Youth Economy Agency


Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre expressed his happiness over opening the Youth Economy Agency in Saint Lucia on 27 Chaussee Road.

Philip Pierre recently took to his social media to inform about the opening of Youth Economy Agency Saint Lucia on 27 Chaussee Road. The Prime Minister also announced providing unique space through the Youth Economy Agency Saint Lucia to the Young people of Saint Lucia, ages between 18-35 years. He informs about providing training, mentorship and grant loan financing to new and existing entrepreneurs.


The Prime Minister also shared some of the glimpses from the opening of The Youth Economy Agency Saint Lucia, which took place on 27 Chaussee Road, on his social media handle on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

Reportedly, The Youth Economy Agency of Saint Lucia was set up to provide young people with access to economic space to work on their skills and to turn their skills and hobbies into entrepreneurs and businesses.

The Youth Economy Agency of Saint Lucia provides opportunities to young people for their business growth. Also, it includes state resources for young people for their sustainable livelihoods through business development, finance and marketing support, and training and mentorship.

The Saint Lucia Youth Economy aims to attract and unite rural youth and urban, at-risk youth who must have confidence in their ideas to become independent and sustainable entrepreneurs.

The Functions and Responsibilities of the Youth Economy Agency are as follows:

Capacity Building: this provides an avenue for young people with special interests in economic activities such as sports, music, cultural activities, digital economy, agriculture and blue economy.


Creating Opportunities: this Provides the necessary stimulus and opportunities for young people to achieve their dreams.

Awarding of Grants and loans: Cater to young risk-takers and provides venture capital facilities and grants loans for workable projects

Business support services: Create a new enterprise culture and reduce the constraints that young people face in accessing credit and finance and the availability of support services

“For more information on the Youth Economy Agency, interested persons can visit the website at youth, follow @saintluciayea on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube or call 758.572.4932/758.584.4932,” said the PM.

Share post:



More like this

UK: MP Michael Ellis hosts Q&A Session at Headlands School, Thorplands Academy, expresses gratitude

British Conservative Party Politician and Member of Parliament for Northampton, North, hosted Q&A Session with Pupils Prepped by Laura Kuenssberg at both Headlands School and at Thorplands Academy, who had previously attended a seminar with the senior BBC journalist Laura Kuenssberg discussing how to interview political figures.

Vision Coaching to host Ayrshire Summer Camp 2023 for kids aged 5-14

Vision Coaching's Ayrshire Summer Camp 2023 is set to provide an exciting and educational experience for children aged 5 to 14. Running from Monday, July 3rd, 2023, to Friday, August 11th, 2023, at the Cambusdoon Sports Club, this multi-sports camp guarantees high-quality activities and instruction.

UK: MP Robert Largan Opposes Asylum Dispersal Center Plan for Buxton

Britsh Conservative Party Politician and Member of Parliament for High Peak in the United Kingdom, Robert Largan, shared the news of discussions that are being made between the University of Derby and High Peak Labour Council for converting the High Peak Halls in Buxtton into a large-scale Asylum Dispersal Centre.

Dominica: Minister Melissa Skerrit inspires National Assessment Champions students for exams

The Housing Minister of Dominica, Melissa Skerrit, visited the students from her National Assessment Champions class who will be sitting exams to give a pep talk and provide supplies required for the exams along with a few treats. Minister Skerrit encouraged students and wished them luck for their upcoming exams.