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Entrepreneurial skills training for youth : the case of Buswelu Ward Mwanza

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dc.contributor.advisor Ligembe, N.N. en_US Okeyo, Phoebe Rian en_US 2010-09-16T20:19:37Z 2010-09-16T20:19:37Z 2007 en_US
dc.description.abstract This project describes youths struggles in income generating activities, examines the extent to which entrepreneur skills could bridge business challenges they are facing. The project strives to facilitate youth groups, which are engaged in firewood/charcoal stoves enterprises, to create employment and ensure environmental sustainability. Analysis of different info and data indicate that the community is less aware about the impact of smoke generated by traditional woodstove to their health and to the environment. The data and the historical use of traditional woodstove to their health and to the environmentThese data and the historical use of traditional woodstoves have for many years have become one of the hindering factors to this business. The project intervention point to the problem will be focused on the developing the capacity of youth in terms of entrepreneurship skills to: - Build and support opportunities for youth to participate in a fair trade movement, - Develop open trading and financial systems that are predictable and non-discriminatory. - Address youth self-employment as a fundamental block to poverty eradication. - Use micro finance and skills development initiatives to reduce barriers for youth entrepreneurship. - Seek government facilitator role in nurturing youth enterprise. - Building partnerships between youth, community, and private sector to meet the community needs. - Lead economic, social and environmental enterprises. This will help in achieving project objectives. The objects are as follows:- - To establish the making of firewood stove in Buwselu. - To create awareness in Buswelu Community to use improved firewood stoves. - To improve youths welfare and economic development in Buswelu community - To train youth in entrepreneurial skills to improve their businesses. (Author abstract) en_US
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dc.publisher Southern New Hampshire University en_US
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dc.rights Author retains all ownership rights. Further reproduction in violation of copyright is prohibited en_US
dc.source Original format: Bound CED Project Report, Shapiro Library, Southern New Hampshire University en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Southern New Hampshire University -- Theses (Community Economic Development) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Open University of Tanzania -- Theses (Community Economic Development) en_US
dc.subject.other entrepreneurship en_US
dc.subject.other youth en_US
dc.subject.other financial literacy en_US
dc.subject.other microenterprise en_US
dc.subject.other Ilemela District (TZ) en_US
dc.subject.other Mwanza Region (TZ) en_US
dc.subject.other Tanzania en_US
dc.title Entrepreneurial skills training for youth : the case of Buswelu Ward Mwanza en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitation Okeyo, P. R. (2007). Entrepreneurial skills training for youth: the case of Buswelu Ward Mwanza. Retrieved from en_US Master of Science (M.S.) en_US School of Community Economic Development en_US
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