On 20th and 21st December 2021, KAKUTE Projects conducted end user training which brought together, all intervened end users, Community Development Officers (CDOs), Ward Executive Officers (WEOs), and Mtaa Executive Officers (MEOs) found in the areas where intervened entrepreneur (end user) are found. The purpose of the training was to assessing the solutions to understand the innovation model, with a specific focus on technology, efficiency, financing, market linkages, and delivery models.
The training was for 2 days opened by Mr. Livinus Manyanga the executive Director of KAKUTE Projects on 20th December and Closed on 21st December by Deputy Regional Administrative Secretary (RAS), Mr. Chitukuro. Lesson learnt from end users, where they are now, where they come from and where they want to be. Also challenges they faced, opportunities in their business and competitions
End user participants and implementers of all community-based projects were able to share experiences by discussing the successes and challenges in implementing projects and strategies to eliminate those challenges. Also, end users were taught on how they should be creative entrepreneurs and how to utilize available opportunities and were introduced to the techniques to employ so as to combat potential competitors in the future.
An evaluation of the steps that have been taken to see if the initiated projects have been able to meet the needs of other development partners and raise capital and funding to raise business capital and also end users where introduced on how to identify productive stakeholders in strengthening projects initiated within the Community and discuss ways to establish relationships with business development stakeholders such as Financial Institutions, Technology Distributors, Technology Developers and Government Institutions.