KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN TANZANIA

by Makutano ya Wajasiriamali
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KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA
KUWEZESHA: ENTREPRENEURS' EMPOWERMENT IN  TANZANIA

Summary

This project will organize entrepreneurship awareness and skills training in Tanzania via a variety of events - workshops, seminars, classroom sessions, start-up partnership programs, innovation hubs to college and university youths who are at risk of falling into poverty because they not equipped with skills for employment or for entrepreneurship. The youths are unable to find and or start jobs after graduating as they fail to catch such skills while at college.

$217
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12
donors
0
monthly donors
1
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1
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Challenge

It is estimated that, each year in Tanzania, 700,000 graduates enter the labour market, but only 40,000 (5.7%) find employment in the formal sector. Although entrepreneurship education has received increasing support from the government as by the "Vision 2025, however, the youth are at risk of poverty. They need relevant knowledge, attitudes and skills to skills for survival. This project will affect more than 3000 Tanzanian who are not equipped with skills for employment or entrepreneurship

Solution

Kuwezesha Project plans to organize a variety of events - workshops, seminars, classroom sessions, start-up partnership programs, innovation hubs etc.- to (a) promote entrepreneurship as a career choice and (b) provide entrepreneurship knowledge and skills. It would also provide mentorship, business support services and networking opportunities to facilitate entrepreneurship.

Long-Term Impact

The project will create awareness and train 200 college/university youths with entrepreneurship skills allowing them to rise out of poverty and unemployment. This will spread capabilities on entrepreneurial venturing by exploiting creative ideas generated, activities and projects initiated; demonstrated levels of solutions to employment and income generation challenges.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Organization Information

Makutano ya Wajasiriamali

Location: MBEYA - Tanzania, United Republic of
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Twitter: @makutanoya
Makutano ya Wajasiriamali
Simeon Mihinga
Project Leader:
Simeon Mihinga
MBEYA, Tanzania, United Republic of

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