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Title: An Assessment of the Role of Bds Organisations in the Development of Rural Entrepreneurship: A Case of World Vision (Lupane District)
Authors: Verenga, Egneta
Keywords: development
rural entrepreneurship
rural areas
Issue Date: Jun-2017
Publisher: Lupane State University
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to investigate the role of Business Development Services organizations on the development of rural entrepreneurship: a case study of world vision and rural (Lupane). The objectives of the study was to find out the extent to which WV has helped Lupane rural entrepreneurs, the challenges they face in implementing entrepreneurial activities and the causes of poor rural entrepreneurship. The study established that services and training offered by the BDS (World vision) impacted positively on individuals who attended training or got engaged in any entrepreneurial activities offered by the BDS. The study recommends that rural entrepreneurs should get involved in any entrepreneurial activities or training that helps in the development of their skills in running successful businesses, in a bid to alleviate poverty in the rural areas and reduce rural urban migration. Support by the government should also be given to the BDS organizations that are reaching out to these rural entrepreneurs as their success has a positive impact to the country’s economy.
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