European Union funded ‘Youth in Regional Development and Socio Economic Integration’ project assisted YBSL to build strong foundations including project team, entrepreneur and mentor groups and youth entrepreneur trainings in north and east provinces; Ampara, Batticaloa, Trincomalee, Jaffna, Mannar and Vavuniya. This projectboost regional partners in several ways such as buildingcapacity of project team members, engaging youth entrepreneurs and experienced mentors To the operation, building regional level women’s wing and entrepreneur groups and bestow national and international exposure to both project team and beneficiaries. Numerically over five hundred youths have been trained in the six districts.
From that basement, YBSL expanding its service to the next level and sustain and develop those regions too make a deep positive impact in the youth’s life through the concepts of entrepreneurship and mentoring. The EU NSA project will be over on October 2013 but the impact of the project will be used to effectively sustain current operation by YBSL in future.