Fulfilling its mission of building youth and Community Capacity, Desert Bloom CC conducted a training workshop on how to Start your business at URI Office in Amman on 20 Sept. 2018. To promote youth entrepreneurship, the training was designed to provide the participants with a practical framework that helps them to generate ideas and put them into action. Participants personal entrepreneurial skills needed to develop their business plan and consequently start their own business were improved.

This topic has become so important across the globe, traditional career paths and opportunities are disappearing rapidly. Therefore, a growing number of young people are taking up the challenge of starting their own business. The training provided participants with varying levels of business experience, the basic understanding and tools needed to make their businesses successful. They learnt different skills including how to find a business opportunity (a problem to solve/ a pain to kill), how to involve their targeted customers in solution development, how to develop their business model and cultivate their Business Plan.

The audience were from Seeds of Peace and URI communities in Jordan and 3 Europeans doing long-term internships in Jordan. Also, Naoufal (URI MENA Trustee) attended the training.