Friday was an exciting day for everyone asthey turned up to withness 79 mthers, fthers and youths receivetheir certificates in starting up a business.
This was an initiative ofthe small business development corporation,the United Church and ther stakeholders includingthe Nationwide Micro Bank.
The graduands were urged to think outside ofthe box.
Small Business Development Corporation’s Business Training andInformation Manager, Peter Piavu, urgedthem to be resilient and tap intothe business industry.
He said government has embarked on a mission to assist every Papua New Guinea to become small to medium business entrepreneurs.
He saidthe Government has promised to revisit provisions that reserve all trade stores and kai-bar operations inthe country for Papua New Guineas and that this was a topic that was to be onthe agenda next week atthe National Small to Medium Enterprises Summitohosted in Madang.
The villagers underwent 2 weeks of intensive business training before graduating on Friday.
They are now equipped with skills on how to startomanage and maintain a business.