The European Union (EU) has injected $1.175 million for TechnoServe to train Swazi youths on entrepreneurship through collaboration with different churches. TechnoServe aims to equip Swazi youth with entrepreneurial skills to better prepare them for the business world.
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TechnoServe has been contracted to train youth on certain topics in northern Ghana under the Department for International Development (DFID). The participants will be supported with capital to set up their own businesses after the training.
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