2.1.2 Integrate Peer-to-peer Support Mechanisms Where Possible to Allow Youth to Share Expertise and to Mitigate Risk

The ILO study also found that youth do better in their first enterprise when they have a support system both for managing the business as well as in accessing resources and expertise. In the ILO Youth to Youth Network, they encouraged grantees to form cooperatives, allowing youth to work together in identifying business opportunities, while sharing expertise and risk. This further assists youth with peer support in starting up.