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Shell LiveWIRE Gabon is called Shell Entreprendre or Shell ‘Undertake’.

Investing in the development of young entrepreneurs in the Libreville area, the mission of Shell Entreprendre is to empower young Gabonese to develop, start up and run a sustainable business.

By investing in the development of youngentrepreneurs, it is Shell Entreprendre‘s ambition to make a lasting contribution to the economic development of the country and providesustainable employment opportunities.

Shell Entreprendre offers aspiring entrepreneurs aged 18-35 a variety of programmes to develop their business skills and ideas. These include:

·         Bright Ideas 

Bright Ideas is a training workshop which develops entrepreneurs understanding of the local market and helps them generate business ideas with high potential in Gabon.

·         Become a Successful Owner Manager 

The Become a Successful Owner Manager workshops help individuals who have an idea to develop their skills and formalize a professional business plan. 

·         English as a Business Language

Shell Entreprendre offer business orientated English language courses, enabling young entrepreneurs to think beyond the local and grow their business skills to suit a global market.


 Candidates enrolled on the courses have the opportunity to apply for access to funding and technological support to turn their business plan into a reality. In addition, they will receive post-start up support in the form of mentoring, linkages to business incubation services and market access opportunities.

Shell Entreprendre Gabon haw already seen over 100 people graduate from its program, with six overall winners sharing $200,000 (XAF 116 million) funding for their business start-ups. These winners were presented at the New York Africa Forum 2015 conference alongside local business leaders and government officials. So far the scheme has helped fledgling businesses in the healthcare, agriculture and B2C and B2B service sectors.


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