Thursday, December 5, 2013


Mr. Aloysius Tulinabo Consultant CU-Gambia

Mr. Aloysius Tulinabo Consultant Concern Universal-Gambia (CU-Gambia) ascertain that for someone to have his or her own enterprise rewards more, by justifying his words, he said that entrepreneurship offers a greater possibility of achieving significant financial rewards than working for someone.

Making a PowerPoint presentation at a four days training (2nd to 5th Dec.) on Entrepreneurship for MDFT members at the Agricultural Rural Training Centre at Jenoi in the Lower River Region

He defines entrepreneurship as someone who engages in the creation of new business with the aim of achieving “success, growth and profit”.

“After this training some of them will begin to start small enterprises that can supplement your earning salary- which most of you think that your salary is low; with the materials of this, you now be able to pay yourself if you have your own enterprise,” he told a conference of 60 participants, organised by the Nema Project-International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) funded project in The Gambia.

The National Agriculture Land and Water Management Development Project (Nema) aims to transform the Gambian agricultural sector from simply subsistence farming to an increasingly efficient market system.

He lectured entrepreneurship is the process of creating something new with value by devoting the necessary time and effort, assuming the accompanying financial, psychic and social risks, and receiving rewards of monetary and personal satisfaction and independence.

                                           60 MDFT Members @Jenoi in LRR

Mr. Tulinabo pointed out that entrepreneurship is the art of operating/ implementing a business idea adding that the common characteristic of an entrepreneur are good communication, risk bearing, flexible, fat decision making, adventurous, innovative, research oriented, passionate and hard working, self-motivation and discipline.

The pros of been an entrepreneur, it provides the ability to be involved in the total operation of the business, from concept to design and creation, from sales to business operations and customer response adding that it offers the prestige of been the person in charge of the business as well as overcoming unemployment and underemployment.

Citing an important point of the con successful business owners have all failed at some time in their life. Failing is something good for an entrepreneur, as long as they learn from the experience.

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