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Establishing long lasting relationships in …

I believe businesses are the key to the economic growth of Malawi. However, SMEs are faced with unique challenges which threaten their contribution to their country’s economy – for example, inadequate technical and managerial skills, low standards for local products, … Continue reading

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Role Model Entrepreneur of the Year!!!

It’s close to 2 months now since I left the US and arrived back home in Malawi . I have not had a second to sit down and actually put my thoughts in writing.  I have been reflecting how the … Continue reading

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A mention in “NOT FOR SALE” – autobiography of Bobby Dekeyser

From April – October 2010, I was a Dekeyser & Friends Fellow on the Cebu Rehousing Project in the Phillipines. To learn about development and help laying the foundation stone for a new village’ was the Challenge given to us … Continue reading

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JARDS Products on Dunia Shelves!!!

If 7 years ago, anyone had told me that my ‘hobby’ would end up being displayed in a former Ten Thousand Villages shop in the US, I do not think I would have believed them. But this is exactly what … Continue reading

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JARDS’s New Identity!!!

So I am in Boise, Idaho and I have been posted as a Community Solutions Fellow at Micro Enterprise Training & Assistance (META). META is a nonprofit provider of direct and supportive small business assistance to new Americans, women, minorities, … Continue reading

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