17 new young entrepreneurs of YBSL have started the mentoring journey with their mentors in Vavuniya district. These relationships have been set for next one year to support and motivate young entrepreneurs who known as mentees. Experienced business people and professionals of Vavuniya district who are having the willingness and time to serve the community for economic betterment through volunteer support are engaged in this process. Matching were done by YBSL team based on the requirement of mentees and skills and experiences of mentor. First meetings of mentor and mentee pairs held on the last week at Auditorium of VDCCIA and led by P. Raman – District Programme Coordinator of YBSL Vavuniya unit.
YBSL is improving the quality of volunteer mentoring with support of Youth Business International (YBI) and Accenture Grant in Sri Lanka and this is the first attempt under the Accenture Grant Round 3 mentoring development programme.