KBL Looks To 'Kickstart' Youth Businesses

KBL MD, Renaud Beauchmap
KBL MD, Renaud Beauchmap

Youth-owned businesses would benefit from the P1.2 million availed annually by Kgalagadi Breweries (KBL) youth grant programme ‘Kickstart’.

The brewer recently announced the return of their Kickstart programme this year after it was stopped three years ago.

Through the programme, 15 upcoming and existing entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 35 years would get an opportunity to get a grant of up to P200, 000 each, including business coaching and monitoring.Speaking during the announcement recently, KBL managing director, Renaud Beauchamp said the company has made meaningful impact on the national economy through this programme as some of the funded businesses are still operating and have expanded, thus creating employment.

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