The first stage of the projects "Support for entrepreneurial initiatives of students" and "Support for setting up a new business" are finished in Kyzylorda city. Their participants have completed training courses and have submitted applications for further training from mentors, who were attracted by the "Damu" Fund from among successful entrepreneurs.
Mentors on a grant basis will transfer their professional knowledge to future entrepreneurs, will teach to set priorities in the business, set the right goals and achieve them.
Lyazzat Tulegenova and Aigerim Nurmanova plan to engage in the production of bakery products.
In such business they will be directed by highly qualified specialists of companies "Braunis" LLP and "Nugmanova Bayan" IE, who has long been engaged in business in the field of food production.
At present Gauhar Sultangali study for process engineer and in the future she wants to setting up a tailor’s shop. The businesswoman Myra Zhubanazarova not only teaches her to needle, but also shares her experience in the business.
- I share my own experience with Gauhar. I had set up tailor’s shop last year, obtaining a loan, with the support of the "Damu" Fund. I was given 50% guarantee to obtain a loan under the state support that has allowed me to expand production. At present I provides a permanent work to five people, -reports Myra Zhubanazarova.
The participant of the project Diana Matnazarova visited printing house «Kyzylorda-Kanagat" LLP where company's top manager Bakhytzhan Mahatala introduced her with the production process at the enterprise. According to the mentor, you need to be prepared for the ups and downs at the same time when you will set up a business.
- We immediately accepted the offer of the "Damu" Fund to act as a mentor for young entrepreneurs, it is a very interesting project. The biggest mistake of startuppers is that they always expect to rapid enrichment. Our task is to teach them to conquer the market gradually, -reports the mentor.
At present, there are eight "Mentor-Startupper" pairs formed within the framework of "Support for entrepreneurial initiatives of students" and "Support for setting up a new business" projects. Mentors will make every effort to ensure that the business ideas of the participants were successfully implemented.