Thursday, 22 April 2010

New Mwanza fares spark outcry

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Sheilla Sezzy, Mwanza

Business Development Gateway (BDG) has issued over Sh238.2 billion worth of loans to 45 small-scale entrepreneurs in Mwanza Region.

The 45 small-scale entrepreneurs secured the loans after winning a competition on writing business proposals, which was conducted by the BDG last year.

Mwanza regional commissioner, Mr. Abbas Kandoro, urged the entrepreneurs to use their loans to produce high quality goods and services in order to be able to have an edge in the competitive business environment.

The RC observed that one of the major challenges facing small-scale entrepreneurs in Mwanza city was finding the right sites for their businesses.

“I promise you that I will work closely with the district council and other authorities in Mwanza city to ensure they allocate land for your businesses,” he told the entrepreneurs.

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