Views: 265 Ishmael Junourgh, Accra, May 1, 2019, Wed, 1:00 am Biztrend in partnership with Wellpreneur HealthWalk has organised a program to refresh y...
Ishmael Junourgh, Accra, May 1, 2019, Wed, 1:00 am
Biztrend in partnership with Wellpreneur HealthWalk has organised a program to refresh young entrepreneurs with ideas to grow their businesses.
On the occasion at the Marina Mall in Accra, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for NEIP, John Kumah stated that in the last entrepreneurs’ summit in Belgium; Ghana placed second out of 170 countries in an entrepreneurship competition.
It was an indication that the young Ghanaian entrepreneurs needed to give their best effort.
Meanwhile, it took the participants in the HealthWalk an hour from the Marina Mall through the Aviation-Defence stretch along the Burma Camp road towards the 37 lorry station, Opebea and back to the mall.
The NEIP CEO noted the Government preparedness to provide the necessary funding to the entrepreneurs. The Government had secured some 100 million Dollars as funding to grow young entrepreneurs in the country.
Some 700 out of 1350 entrepreneurs have already access the funds.
“The move is one of the best in the world,” he stressed.
He said more funding opportunities were still available and once an entrepreneur and apply and went through the vetting successfully, the funding would be made available.
He reiterates the government’s commitment to entrepreneurship and it had made it part of the educational curricula to redirect the attention of more youth.
He admonished the entrepreneurs to take advantage of the tax holiday by the government to expand their businesses.
A Business Development Analyst, Emmanuel Adumaa said in the business world today, networking was the key to unlock opportunities.
“No isolation when it comes to entrepreneurship.”
Young entrepreneurs needed mentorship to sustain their activities.
A borehole drilling company known as NaaVic Company Limited announced its commitment to the community water supply through efficient boreholes for water.
According to the CEO, Victoria Naashika the company could drill a borehole at a cost between 7,000 and 8,000 Cedis.