14th @ 16th January 2015 TWCC conducted training on International trade for Women doing Cross Border Trade at Horohoro Border – Tanga.

32 women entrepreneurs participated the training

Participants were refreshed in entrepreneurship and also reminded on the importance of business registration, formalization and processes in business formalization. The importance of export business and processes of obtaining quality standard certification (TBS), Negotiation Skills,

On Costing and Pricing topic – The session was designed as a learning point that export business has some added costs compared to local markets. They were also reminded on different types of business records and how they can help export business.

Moreover, there were other interesting topics such as Intellectual Property Rights (IP) and The processes of getting IP from BRELLA – Tanzania. Participants were encouraged to be innovative and patent their innovations to avoid other people from copying their inventions.

Participants gave big hand to Training Organisers for inviting Tanzania Revenue Authority who opened their eyes on documents, procedures and involved OR waved taxes.

Training was successful and entrepreneur's mindset changed.

ONE PARTICIPANT WAS LINKED TO A BUYER OF SAME PRODUCTS FOR EXPORT MARKET. COMMUNICATIONS STARTED IMMEDIATELY/BEFORE THE END OF THE SESSION AND THERE IS GREAT HOPE THAT SHE WILL SECURE A MARKET.