How to start up a Business Females Males Participants Training Year 59 216 275 23 2009 IYI Project 22 274 296 26 2010 36 245 281 23 2011 10 102 112 9 2012 23/05/2010 Iraqi Youth Initiative Program Grand Opening Youth Employment Promotion Females Males Participants Training Year 21 40 61 5 2011 12 64 76 5 2012 YEAF and YEP Outcomes YEAF: No. of Beneficiaries 138 Received Loans : $489500 YEP: No. of Beneficiaries 84 Computer Trainings No. of Trainings: 19 No. of Beneficiaries: 73 Males: 57 Females: 14 25/02/2009, 18/06/2009 Seminars about the Agricultural Sector Development in Najaf in cooperation with the USDA 01/09/2009 Agency in DHL Najaf 30/09/2009 Date Palms Conference & Trade Fair 13/10/2009 JIBA Conference & Trade Fair 14/04/2010 Burhaniya Conference & Trade Fair 01/04/2011 Najaf Economic Gazette 01/08/2011 Najaf Business Guide 2012 22/04/2009 Seminar to discuss the main problems facing Najafi Private Sector Development 22/03/2011 Business environment improvement conference in cooperation with the Tijara Project 30/04/2011 Seminar about Banks Mechanisms in Najaf (construction Loans, Real Estate Contracts) 12/02/2011 Seminar about Banks Mechanisms Development 28/06/2011 Conference about the International Commercial Arbitration in cooperation with the Tijara Project 2010 -2011 Business Delegations to the USA, Egypt Current Products/Services Training Courses in “How to Start a Business” (YEAF). Financial and Economic Consultations. Training Programs (Computer Programs: Word; MS Excel; MS Power Point; MS Access; Computer Maintenance). Current Products/Services Conferences and Seminars holding. Trade Fairs & Trade Delegations. Hall renting. DHL agency. Marketing & Advertising. Product/service description Annual NCoC Business Directory. Monthly Najaf Economic Gazette. Employable Skills Training (YEP). Web Designing. Future Products/Services Conduct special capacity Building Training programs targeting Women Entrepreneurs. Establish outdoor Digital Advertising Screen project (Billboard). Expand Najaf Economic Gazette. Future Products/Services Expand Najaf Business Guide. Develop other funding sources to continue offering Youth Entrepreneur Access to Finance and Youth Employment Programs and on a commercial basis. Probable Products/Services New Partnerships creation with international NGO’s, GO’s and companies (IOM, UNDP, GZI..etc). Marketing Strategy SMS. Phone calls. E-mails. Banners & Posters. Najaf Economic Gazette. Najaf Business Guide. Marketing Strategy Direct Contacts. Brochures. Trade Fairs, Seminars, Conferences. Website. Billboard.