Training, one- to-one coaching & networking for entrepreneurs

cewas fosters entrepreneurial spirit and improves the skills and knowledge of young change-makers to turn innovative ideas into true solutions. We provide entrepreneurship training, one-on-one coaching and networking opportunities to support dedicated entrepreneurs to convert convincing ideas into viable businesses or sustainably financed pro-jects and services. We support in developing viable business models, sound marketing strategies, business plans and administrative skills to operate a business. Moreover, we provide long-term mentoring and guidance in decision-making processes, client acquisition and the day-to-day struggle to start an innovative business without losing focus on each one’s bottom-line.

cewas middle east

With cewas middle east we offer start-up programmes to young entrepreneurs and professionals in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Kurdistan (Iraq) to enable them to link innovative and sustainable ideas with business competence and expertise in sustainable water, sanitation and resource management.
The programme combines advanced education and business training along with networking activities and coaching by regional high-level experts. Apart from its entrepreneurship support, cewas middle east also provides capacity building support to humanitarian water and sanitation actor in the Middle East to improve the sustainability of their services.

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RRR Business Development Programme Uganda 2015 – 17

Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse (RRR) offers excellent business opportunities for a wide range of Ugandan industries and enterprises through the up-cycling of treated liquid and solid waste streams such as municipal solid waste, market waste, faecal sludge, agro-industrial waste, animal waste and wastewater for the recovery of nutrients, energy and water.

To support the translation of business ideas in RRR into actual business cewas, in cooperation with Makerere University Business School (MUBS) and Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT), offers a series of advanced business development activities in sustainable sanitation, water and resource management. The business development activities are conducted in Uganda as part of the RRR-Project Phase II. RRR-II is implemented by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) Reform of the Urban Water and Sanitation Sector (RUWASS) Programme and co-funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

For more information, please contact Dr. Charles B. Niwagaba at CEDAT or  Mr Martin Wafler