Empowered Life Trust (ELT) has been running its flagship program the Youth Entrepreneurs Program (YEP) for 4 years in partnership with CBZ Holdings, the biggest financial institution in Zimbabwe. YEP is a practical and results-based initiative to produce growth-oriented (not survivalist) profitable businesses that are run professionally by youth (18-35 years) from all 10 Provinces in Zimbabwe, including the rural areas. To date ELT has covered the following rural areas; Gutu, Umzingwane, Lupane and Binga. The initiative supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals nos. 4, 5, 8, 11 and 17.