Underprivileged children to benefit from entrepreneurship skills

DAR ES SALAAM: CHILDREN living in vulnerable environments are set to benefit from business and entrepreneurship skills, thanks to a new empowerment programme that seeks to help them break away from the poverty cycle.

The Founder Chief Executive Officer Adonai El Roi (AER), Ms Ngole Melaisho said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that through the training on business and entrepreneurship skills, seven centres of underprivileged children have been reached in Dar es Salaam with the ultimate goal help them get out of poverty.

“With this empowerment programme, orphans and children in difficult environments can learn how to produce and brand their products for easy penetration to the market and boost their incomes,” she said.

She added, “Our goal is to provide training to special groups to establish small-scale industries such as food processing, food hygiene and sanitation, technology choice, basic principles of quality assurance and food quality control, liquid soap making, candle making and so much more,”

She said that through this empowerment initiative, they will provide sustenance, education and emotional support to underprivileged children, groups and communities.

Through training, she said they can develop, motivate and utilise talents from within to generate revenue.

On his part, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Watoto Wetu Tanzania, Mr Evance Tegete hailed AER for their support of empowering underprivileged children in the country.

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