Amhara Region

EDC hosted the following events and activities during GEW in the Amhara region. In total, of 10 events were held throughout the week attracting 1,123participants.

·         Entrepreneurship Training Workshop: EDC hosted the 345th Entrepreneurship Training Workshop in Bahir Dar targeting existing and startup businesses.

·         Entrepreneurship Training Workshop: EDC hosted the 346th Entrepreneurship Training Workshop in Dessie targeting existing and startup businesses.

·         Women Entrepreneurship Training: EDC hosted a Women Entrepreneurship Training in Bahir Dar targeting existing businesses.

·         Customized Entrepreneurship Training: EDC hosted a Customized Entrepreneurship Training in Dessie targeting existing businesses.

·         Regional Stakeholder Engagement and EDC Client Forum: EDC hosted a Regional Stakeholder Engagement and Client Forum for past and current clients. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss EDP, its contribution to MSE Development, and discuss the challenges entrepreneurs are facing in their businesses.

·         Bahir Dar Tana Hiak Preparatory School: EDC representatives presented an entrepreneurship awareness creation event with 11th and 12th grade students from Bahir Dar Tana Haik Preparatory School.

·         Woldiya University: EDC collaborated with Woldiya University organized an entrepreneurship awareness creation event with Stakeholders in Woldiya and the University Community

·         Wollo University: EDC collaborated with Wollo University to organize a panel discussion and an entrepreneurship awareness creation event. The discussion was based on the research findings ‘Opportunities and Challenges of MSE Sector.’

·         Debre Birhan University: EDC collaborated with Debre Birhan University to organize a panel discussion and business idea competition event. The discussion was based on the research findings ‘conducted on ‘Manufacturing Industries and Entrepreneurship Universities.’ This presentation was made by representative from Federal Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises Agency.

·         Bahir Dar University: EDC collaborated with Bahir University to organize a panel discussion and business idea competition event. The event attracted regional and City Administration level stakeholders, EDC’s clients, and the university communities.