Arusha Technical College has conducted entrepreneurship trainings to its students with the aim of making them in a good position to create self employment through innovation with the purpose of solving various social problems in the society.

The one week training was supported by Nuffic and EASTRIP projects whereby the Netherland ambassador to Tanzania his excellence Wiebe de Boer was the guest of honour to open officially the trainings and give a motivational speech to participants. In his speech, his excellence ambassador said that innovators will achieve their targets after school if they will be able to change their innovation ideas into practical.

“The most important thing in entrepreneurship is that the student should be able to transform innovative ideas into practical in order to make business and get money, these students have already been given skills on how to make good innovative ideas and we seen how they defended them” said his excellence ambassador.

Tutor from Netherlands in discussion with students.

During this training, students were competing for innovative ideas, winners of the competition were group of students who came up with an electric machine which can store and preserve female pads. The machine will be placed at various places in town in order to help women who fails to catch their menstruation period to access the pads easily wherever they are.