In collaboration with Mastercard Foundation, FAWE Rwanda has launched a five days training dubbed ‘’Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB)’’ which is taking place at Classic Hotel in Kigali/Kicukiro from 25-29 September,2019 ; and scholars are being trained by BDF.
In his opening remarks ; Mutabazi Théodore, MCF coordinator in FAWE Rwanda, encouraged participants to employ themselves after university.
‘’You had a good time at the university, so change your minds that you are going out of the university ; what we need is to be sure of is providing the required skills and competencies so that you go out as job creators not job seekers.’’ -He said.
FAWE Rwanda in collaboration with Mastercard Foundation introduced the scholars Entrepreneurship Fund (SEF) with an aim to broaden pathways for scholars and expand their capacity to exercise transformative leadership and giveback.
The First round of competitive submission of scholar’s projects has selected 16 projects and it is expected that on the end of the seminar, participants will be able to develop their own business plans ; and have adequate understanding of starting a business of their dream.