Young entrepreneurs from different parts of the country are participating in district business plan competitions aiming to promote job creation and entrepreneurship among youth.
The competition, which targeted over 1,600 entrepreneurs from 15 districts consists of an intensive two-week boot camp in each district focusing on empowerment, innovation, business model generation, business planning, entrepreneurship and writing and financial literacy.
Selected winners from districts will participate in the finals to be conducted during the Global Entrepreneurship week from November 16 – 17 2015 in Kigali.
The competition was launched by DOT Rwanda under the theme ‘Gera ku Ntego: Youth breaking the cycle of poverty’’.
It is in line with national initiatives aimed at promoting job creation and entrepreneurship.
Three best participants will receive Rwf Rwf700, 000, Rwf500, 000 and Rwf300, 000 respectively.