The third session of the Ye! Agribusiness incubation program for the startups was held on the 7th and 8th March 2023 at the Hub.The training was attended by 12 of the 21 participants. The entrepreneurs were taken on a two day training on digital literacy and photography.
Participants were shown tactics to use when doing research and how to create google forms , docs and sheets for their business. Writing survey forms was also explained to them , this will help them get feedback from their customers , and google sheets for doing their budgets and calculating their expenses.
In the second session, participants were trained on how to use their smartphones to snap their products at home and using editing software for a professional picture. Several videos were played for them that showed how other business people used camera tricks at home with their products. The basic skills will help them minimize the cost of paying photographers to snap their products.
The trainers were Pa Njagga Jah, assistant manager at The Hub and Sulayman Sanyang, lead at Elevate Studios.
Sulayman Sanyang is the founder of elevate studios, a Gambian based multimedia company that specializes in animation, video, branding and digital education.
Attendees of the training are entrepreneurs from different sectors. The Agribusiness program is an incubation program hosted by the Hub in partnership with the Ye! Community through the International Trade Centre.