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USAID Mashrou3i project launches remote training programme for entrepreneurs

June 11, 2020

Mashrou3i begins a series of 5-day online entrepreneurial training workshops targeting 400 aspiring entrepreneurs in fourteen interior regions of the country.

 USAID’s Mashrou3i project promotes entrepreneurship and enterprise development in 14 interior regions of Tunisia. Through entrepreneurial training, business coaching and technical assistance the project aims to create 6,000 jobs by 2021.

In order to adapt to the current context of COVID-19, the Mashrou3i project teams have created virtual classrooms and online follow-up tools to carry out its face-to-face entrepreneurship training remotely.

On June 12, Mashrou3i will launch a series of 5-day intensive online training workshops targeting 400 young people from Beja, Jendouba, Gabès, Gafsa, Kairouan, Kasserine, Kebili, Kef, Medenine, Sidi Bouzid, Siliana, Tataouine, Tozeur and Zaghouan. The workshops leverage the HP LIFE e-Learning platform, and its 32 free online business and IT courses, to help aspiring entrepreneurs to turn their idea into a viable business plan.

To subscribe to Mashrou3i’s 5-day training for aspiring entrepreneurs, please go to www.mashrou3i.net/inscrivez-vous. For any additional information, please contact: hp.life.entrep@gmail.com.

Mashrou3i is a public-private partnership between the Tunisian government, USAID (the United States Agency for International Development), the Italian Cooperation, HP Foundation and UNIDO (the United Nations Industrial Development Organization). In 2019 alone, entrepreneurial training, business coaching and technical assistance provided by Mashrou3i contributed to the creation of 1,149 full-time jobs, including 98 start-ups – 40% of which were led by women.