St. Lucian Greenpreneur Among Recipients of OECS Grant Funds

St. Lucian Greenpreneur Among Recipients of OECS Grant Funds

The Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs Incubator Program, an initiative aimed at supporting and promoting sustainable business ventures in the Eastern Caribbean region, has announced the recipients of its prestigious US $10,000 seed grants.

These grants have been awarded to 11 exceptional green businesses who were part of the 2nd cohort of the Incubator program and have demonstrated outstanding commitment and innovation in the field of sustainability.

Narrow Way Life of Saint Lucia was among the recipients. Narrow Way Life provides organic local produce, sustainable living seminars, health lectures, retreat, cooking classes, skills training, and property evaluation for development of sustainable homesteads.

The 11 green businesses to receive the US $10,000 seed grants are as follows:

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• Antigua and Barbuda – Down To Earth Vermicompost Farm

• Dominica – Eclat Nova Luxuries

• Grenada – Isle Bee Well

• St. Kitts and Nevis – Organico869

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• St. Kitts and Nevis WZSKN Poultry Pro

• St. Vincent & the Grenadines – The Plant Doctor

• St. Vincent & the Grenadines – Grenadines Gold

• St. Vincent & the Grenadines – SUS-Edibles

• St. Vincent & the Grenadines – Arubana Retreat

• St. Vincent & the Grenadines – Vermigold

The Eastern Caribbean Greenpreneurs Incubator program is a free, carefully curated training and mentoring program designed to support green entrepreneurs to build robust and sustainable business models, and the skills, tools, and confidence to implement them for success.

The program featured a 12-week virtual green business training based on the lean start-up methodology, a mentorship program 1-on-1 coaching and networking opportunities culminating in the Business Plan Competition

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