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Reducing Poverty by Inventive Entrepreneurship Skills

  • Morgen ChawawaEmail author
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Abstract

A Fabric paint project existed in D’Kar for the past 10 years under Kuru D’Kar Trust. When research on the workshops was done there were only two women left in the project. It was a dwindling project and needed revision, new skills and capacity. This chapter, informed by the training report and onsite activities of the training programme, covers the first of three workshops to train the target group (underprivileged San in D’Kar) in the practical skills of starch batik, fabric painting and tie and dye. The first three workshops were conducted to train the target group (underprivileged San in D’Kar) in the practical skills of starch batik, fabric painting and tie and dye. This first workshop was to teach starch batik and fabric painting. The workshop stretched over three days. There are skills that are important for the women to create products that they can sell to earn or obtain a substantial livelihood. The workshops provided requisite skills to the San Community in D’Kar, equipping them with the knowledge, positive attitudes and skills to use to promote best practice in entrepreneurship.

Keywords

Starch batik Fabric painting Positive attitudes Best practice 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Botho UniversityGaboroneBotswana

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