February 22, at Almaty International seminar "Youth entrepreneurship: the experience of Kazakhstan and the UK", organized by the British Embassy in Kazakhstan together with the Fund "Damu".
50 young entrepreneurs were invited to the workshop, but those who want to take part in it was much more, and all who had come have found a place. The speakers included the Deputy British Ambassador, Mr. Greg Quinn, chairwoman of Fund "Damu" Lyazzat Ibragimova, executive director of the Youth Business Russia Boris Tkachenko, the representative of the British Institute of The Yong Foundation Mr. Stewart Tomasson, and representatives of local and British business communities.
Boris Tkachenko told about the mechanisms of international grants for youth projects. And Stewart Tomasson told the audience of such a phenomenon is gaining momentum as a social enterprise.
"Last year in South Kazakhstan region, we have implemented an educational project" School for Young Entrepreneurs "- said in his speech Lyazzat Ibragimova. -. This project was launched with great success in our school had more than 400 young people from 18 to 29 years. Our teachers are experienced business coaches and successful entrepreneurs. And by the end of training, we hosted Fair Business Ideas four times”.
According to Lyazzat Ibragimova, this year, is expected to visit the British Prime Minister to Kazakhstan, and the Fund "Damu" suggests reaching agreements on training Kazakh entrepreneurs in this country.
"In Kazakhstan, there are a huge number of ambitious young people who are willing to change the situation in the field of entrepreneurship. Fund “Damu” does a lot for their plans to fruition, but you should not wait for something to change in a short time. In Britain it took 15 - 20 years ", - said Greg Quinn in his speech.