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Rural women entrepreneurship is vital: PM

November 27, 2021 3:19 pm
[Source: Fijian Government]

Sixty women from several villages in Naitasiri can now use their skills to create businesses to generate income.

These women graduated from the Fiji National University and iTaukei Trust Fund Board’s Rural Entrepreneurship Training.

While officiating at the event yesterday, Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama says rural women entrepreneurship is an important part of women empowerment.

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[Source: Fijian Government]

Bainimarama says it is vital to create more opportunities for rural residents to develop businesses and marketable skills.

He adds when women are fully engaged in productive economic activities, families, communities, and the entire society benefits.


[Source: Fijian Government]

The Prime Minister highlighted that FNU is now showing real foresight by building both its academic and vocational programs.

The women have learned skills in dress-making, tailoring, jewelry making, hairdressing, and screen-printing.


[Source: Fijian Government]

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