The project sets out to build entrepreneurship skills of 2,000 beneficiaries through several training activities by ILO and UNDP, using proven training packages and tools for entrepreneurship and business coaching, based on successful past intervention models.
The project also provides intensive business development or expansion support to around 100 selected viable business ideas, including through an Impact Accelerator programme to boost the development of social entrepreneurship and start-ups. It also improves the access of selected trainees to finance by facilitating matching the entrepreneurs with potential investors and financial institutions, as well as leveraging innovative finance to scale up the project.
Entrepreneurship training using a combination of several ILO modules on Entrepreneurship to build entrepreneurship skills of 1,340 beneficiaries including women, rural populations, youth, PLHIV and key populations vulnerable to HIV, and refugees in Papua, West Papua, South Sulawesi, West Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, East Nusa Tenggara, as well as several cities in Java and Sumatera (for refugees and PLHIV).
Working with RIWANI Globe, the project transforms conventional entrepreneurship modules of SYIB, Get Ahead, CBED into online training modules and creates Learning Management System for the implementation and monitoring of online training on Entrepreneurship.
The training consists of several phases:
Trainers' enrichment. ILO Indonesia and RIWANI Globe conducted training for trainers for 8 training providers (KIPRa, LP3A-P, UKAW, LKP UKMK, Trio Pabeta Indonesia, Nelson Consulting, Makassarpreneur, Topanrita, and Signifikan Bina Insani) to strengthen their knowledge on ILO Entrepreneurship modules and to build their capacity to deliver the modules online.
Training of Entrepreneurship Phase 1 (TOE-1). Online training for 3 days with a total of 1,402 participants, followed by 3 times business coaching. Business coaching was conducted individually or in a group through online and offline meetings. 85.8% of beneficiaries successfully developed a business plan. 61.8% of beneficiaries were able to start or improve their business, from which 10% of participants with the best business plan and have started their businesses will be selected to continue to the training of entrepreneurship phase 2.
Training of Entrepreneurship Phase 2 (TOE-2). Online training for 3 days for selected 166 participants from TOE-1, followed by 3 times business coaching. Business coaching was conducted individually or in a group through online and offline meetings. After the training and business coaching, participants were expected to further improve their business as demonstrated by market expansion and an increase of revenue.
Conducted in December 2021 – January 2022. Only participants of TOE-2 were eligible to participate in the competition. 70 business owners registered to compete in 3 categories: (i) Business improvement, (ii) Innovation, and (iii) Social Enterprise. A total of 10 winners received capitals to improve their business ranging from IDR 5 million to IDR 15 million.