The Business Planning for Sustainability Training, held on June 26th was the first training and networking event for the Women’s Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) program. The trainees were introduced to the concepts and processes of creating business plans and financial tracking tools.
The Women’s Enterprise for Sustainability team is thrilled to hear back from the participants on their training experiences and expectations from the WES program.
Fawzi Monastiri, Kairouanians for the Culture of Citizenship
Following the BPS Training, Fawzi Monastiri was confident that his organization will be able to train more than 300 women during the next two years. He shared some creative ideas with the participants on utilizing the WES trainings and network for women entrepreneurs in the Tunisia. Kairouanians for the Culture of Citizenship suggested launching a web portal that would connect the WES graduates to the larger online community and allow them to market their products/services. He is confident that establishing strong relationships with export and import companies will provide new opportunities for the WES graduates.
Fayçal Dchicha, Association of Sustainable Development and International Cooperation
Excited by the prospects of the WES program, the Association of Sustainable Development and International Cooperation is exploring new partnerships. The organization is collaborating with the “French Initiative” to start a micro lending service to fund and support the WES graduates in their business ventures.
Sonia Hadj Brahim El Mhamdi, The Association for the Development of the South of Gafsa
“I really appreciated the content of the BPST, the coaching and quality of the training.” Sonia was specially thankful to Chema Gargouri, Ahmed Hamza and Widad El Hanafi for delivering the BPS training.
Afaf Zaddem, The National Union of Tunisian Women
“I would like to thank the WES Tunisia Team for their hospitality and professionalism all along the BPST.” Afaf was highly impressed with the trainings and support she received from the Master Trainer, Widad El Hanafi.