Entrepreneurship training for Gap Year Students

Kesho Organization has been offering youths with enrichment programs once they are in their gap year to enable them acquire necessary skills and knowledge to pursue their goals.  The objective of the training is to enhance the participants understanding of entrepreneurship and an entrepreneur; assess the qualities of an entrepreneur, understand the concept of perseverance, manage time, build self-confidence, develop SMART goals and objectives. The training had 15 youths in attendance who were taken through a 5 day event by Safe Community Youth Initiative an affiliate of DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung).

“The training has provided me with the necessary information on how to start a business. Other than that is has offered me a chance to mingle with my fellow peers; I enjoyed their company.” SIMON


“I liked the field studies; we visited different shops and got first hand information from experienced local business people. That kind of exposure was very encouraging for me.”NEEMA


“This training has opened up my mind. I feel like you cant ‘avoid’ business and I learned that there are actually opportunities to access funds for starting a business. At the moment my priority is to go to University. However with the knowledge I have gained this week I am thinking on how to improve on the business we have at home. ”LUCKY



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