Children in Uganda are running their own businesses thanks to special classes in school, and the people behind the project hope it will help reduce unemployment among young people.
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They learn about profit and loss, how to get investment, leadership and practical skills, such as making bags and charcoal briquettes for the communities where they live.
Uganda has a reputation as an entrepreneurial country but, as in most places, lots of its start-ups do not last. It’s hoped that this programme will give children everything they need to make their businesses a success when they leave school. Now the scheme has also spread to Kenya and Rwanda.
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