IYA trainee wins 5,000,000Tsh

A trainee of the IITA Youth Agripreneurs, Edmond Ng’walago has emerged as the winner of the 2018 Young Graduate Entrepreneurship award organized by the Royal Netherlands Embassy in collaboration with the National Empowerment Economic Council in Tanzania.

Edmond who was selected among 987 young people who applied for the award won the sum of 5,000,000Tsh after pitching his business idea on the use of rabbit urine as a major component of Bio-Pesticide.

The program is focused on encouraging young graduates from 2013-2018 and who are between the ages of 18-35 years to develop bankable business ideas which can be supported with start-up funds.

While appreciating the organizers of the award for the opportunity given to him, Edmond stated that the money given to him will be used in expanding his business and ensuring that he adopts an innovative strategy to make the products available in stores in Tanzania.


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