Garissa Women Entrepreneurs Workshop was organized by Africa Source of Help through the Ministry of Trade, in conjunction with the European Union to help women entrepreneurs to improve their access to new markets and business development opportunities. The workshop was held at Garissa for five days, starting on 28th February to 3rd March 2012.
Ministry of Trade Funded by the European Commission
ASSISTANCE TO MICRO AND SMALL ENTERPRISES PROGRAM [ASMEP]
REPORT ON CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR GARISSA COUNTY WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS
HELD AT AINUL QAMAR HOTEL, GARISSA.
Wayama Jibril S.H.G,
P.O. Box 888-70100,
In Partnership with Africa Source Of Help
28TH FEBRUARY, 2012 TO 3RD MARCH 2012
The Main Themes of the Workshop
The entire workshop was centred on the themes illustrated below:
- Challenges facing women entrepreneurs, and their mitigation strategies.
- Marketing and access to new markets for women entrepreneurs.
- Business development opportunities for women entrepreneurs.
- Joint ventures.
- Funding methods for new and developing entrepreneurs.
- Farming as a business.
- Business leadership dynamics.
- Pricing strategies.
- Quality Assurance as a Means of Improving Business.
|Attendant category||Capacity||No. of part||Atten Gender||Duration|
|Sponsor||Deputy Director of Internal Trade||1||1||1 day|
|Sponsor||ASMEP representative||1||1||1 day|
|Sponsor||Africa Source of Help representative||3||3||5 days|
|Sponsor||Finance officer, Ministry of Trade||1||1||1 day|
|Sponsor||Provincial director of trade||1||1||1 day|
|Sponsor||District trade officer||1||1||1 day|
|Facilitator||Facilitator and co-ordinator||5||3||2||5 days|
|Women entrepreneurs||The main target group||58||58||5 days|
|Others||Interested males||7||7||5 days|
|Total attendants (at least 1 day presence)||78||16||62|