KIUT PARTNERS WITH WADHWANI FOUNDATION ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Kampala International University in Tanzania (KIUT) collaborates with Wadhwani Foundation, Bengaluru, India on Entrepreneurship. This partnership is to kick-off with a one-week workshop for staff, from 23rd to 27th of October, 2017, to enable oriented staff train and supervise students that registered to enroll for the programme. The Entrepreneurship training, which is at zero cost, will be for a period of two years via E-Learning.
This recent development came through the country representative Ms. Ruth Kallonga after having interacted with some staff of KIUT in the persons of: Ms. Elma Frank, Ms. Ragini Deshpande and Mr. Salim Nguba, respectively.
Wadhwani Foundation comprises of Wadhwani Charitable Foundation and Wadhwani Operating Foundation, both, with the primary mission to accelerate economic development in emerging economies through large scale job creation, from her presence in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The foundation operates in association with governments, corporates, mentors, investors and educational institutes. So far, its initiatives have brought about job creation, through entrepreneurship, skills development and innovation.
The Wadhwani Foundation being an umbrella body with two sub-foundations, share the same goal and mission. As such, the Wadhwani Charitable Foundation focuses on grant making, while the Wadhwani Operating Foundation focuses on direct programmes such as: National Entrepereneurship Network (NEN), Global Innovation Network (GIN), Global Skills Network (GSN), and Policy Research Network (PRN).
The proposed entrepreneurship training programme, which is free of charge, has been implemented in India, Kenya, Uganda, among other countries. With this in view, KIUT wish to maximize this opportunity to improve on the entrepreneurial skill of staff and students.
For more information google Wadhwani Foundation on: www.wfglobal.org.