55 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS RECEIVED VALUE ADDITION TRAINING ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
TWCC has provided training on Value Addition to Agricultural Products for 55 female Entrepreneurs from the Kasumulu border in Kyela District, Mbeya.
In collaboration with GIZ through GOPA in the “Boresha Ujuzi” project, which is part of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) plan to empower women to increase their participation in the Industrialization Process, TWCC has concluded training on Value Addition to Agricultural Products, including the production of soap neem from natural materials and water, food seasonings, nutritional flour, adding value to bananas, and cassava for 55 female entrepreneurs from the Kasumulu border in Kyela District, Mbeya.
Furthermore, the training provided targeted training in areas such as marketing, business planning, financial management, and logistics and offer mentorship and coaching to help women entrepreneurs overcome the challenges they face and achieve success in their businesses.
The three-days training, held from May 4th to 6th at the KPC college hall, was officiated by the guest of honor, the District Commissioner of Kyela, Hon. Josephine K. Manase.
In concluding the training, Hon. Josephine K. Manase expressed sincere gratitude to TWCC for enabling female Entrepreneurs to attend the training, which she believes will bring positive results to Kyela District and the country as a whole.
In addition, Hon. Josephine K. Manase expressed gratitude to the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, for creating a favorable business environment in the country, including opening up opportunities for female entrepreneurs.
Furthermore, Hon. Josephine K. Manase urged all female entrepreneurs who received the training to continue to be innovative in producing quality products that meet the needs of both domestic and international markets.
BORESHA UJUZI PROJECT project is set to accelerate skills development for Women in Cross-Border Trade, creating Value Addition for Women Traders. The project aims to capacitate women who are the Informal Traders to have the necessary skills to trade formally and be able to establish sustainable businesses which can be traded during and beyond the season with SADC Region.
The aim of TWCC in this project is to build the capacity of female Entrepreneurs doing business at the Kasumulu border to produce quality products and capture the market of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).