Save the Date July 25-29, 2012 in Accra Ghana. Theme: "Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship: I ssues, Opportunities and Approaches"Kindly visit: www.ghanawomenentrepreneurs.org for details.See More
Organization -School Name - Tell us about your organization
We are an association of self-employed women manufactures of goods and services, a non profit organization registered with guarantee in Ghana.
Our Mission is to build the entrepreneurial capacities of women and youth to improve on existing businesses and assist women and youth to become self-employed; through education and training in entrepreneurship and management, the use of computer to improve market access, ICT for e-commerce, exhibition and Trade Fairs, conferences,seminars and workshops. We organize workshops once a year for final year students in Polytechnics and other institutions in collaboration with UN Information Center in Ghana to listen to women who own their own businesses and how they started and where they are today, as a way to encourage these youth who are about to finish schooling to have the courage to create their own businesses. We carry out skill training in Batik /Tie/dye,soap, ice cream and yogurt making and computer. Kindly go to www.ghanawomenentrepreneurs.org for more information
Occupation - Tell us what you do
I am the President / CEO of GAWE, Consultant in micro enterprise development and researcher in production-related-activities of women
We need to integrate program in order to make have the desired impact in the lives of people. An integrated approach, which combines consistent training, mentor the person to establish enterprise around the newly acquired knowledge,with a start up capital, training in financial management and continue mentorship for a year in an industrial estate, where common services will be provided this young entrepreneurs. This is a holistic approach to development of people, especially our youth, our future.
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