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Women entrepreneurship in Tanzania

Lettice Kinunda Rutashobya

Women entrepreneurship in Tanzania

entry and performance barriers

by Lettice Kinunda Rutashobya

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Published by Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Self-employed women -- Tanzania.,
    • Businesswomen -- Tanzania.,
    • Entrepreneurship -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLettuce Kinunda Rutashobya.
      SeriesGender issues research report series ;, no. 9, Gender issue research report series ;, no. 9.
      LC ClassificationsHD6072.6.T34 R88 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL145599M
      LC Control Number99892020

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Young entrepreneurs in Tanzania: Where are they now. Then she invited other young women to learn tailoring. “That was four years ago, and now six women between 20 and 22 have joined me.

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Table of Contents 1 3 6 9 13 15 18 20 21 27 28 30 Acknowledgements Introduction: Listening to the Voices of Tanzanian Women Entrepreneurs Chapter 1: Starting a Business and Managing PrioritiesFile Size: 2MB. The purpose of this chapter is to investigate the challenges affecting entrepreneurship development in Tanzania.

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