Join the “Support for Small Business Women” Program!

Are you a 18-65-year-old woman from Kamza? Have you always dreamed of having your own business? Have you lived a difficult life and often felt unsupported? But are you still full of energy and ready to start your own business? Ready to devote your time to a program for developing entrepreneurial skills and business competencies?

If so, you can apply to the “Support for Small Business Women” Program in Kamza. This program is free of charge and is supported by the USAID Planning and Local Governance Project (PLGP)/Women, Peace and Security in collaboration with the Municipality of Kamza and is implemented by Balance. This program aims at economically empowering 25-30 disadvantaged women and will help participating women learn entrepreneurial skills through action-oriented training. The program will provide training and counseling for women by providing them with the tools needed to bring their business idea to life.

Training and counseling will be provided in Kamza during February-May 2020. Apply and submit the application form before January 25, 2020 to the Municipality of Kamza’s Economic Assistance and Social Services Office or to your Administrative Unit.



Municipality of Kamza: Tanita Duro / E-mail:
Balance: Jetona Myteveli / E-mail:

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“Our thanks go to the USAID Project for their support in preparing these useful informational materials. They will also serve as a template we can replicate in coming years, and we are already planning to allocate funds in the upcoming year’s budget for that purpose.” 
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