Nineteen small businesspeople from Omusati, Oshana, Ohangwena and Oshikoto were awarded with certificates of recognition after attending a two-day training session in the “Tendering for Results” programme aimed at improving their chances of success in their bids for tenders.

The training which was conducted at Ongwediva by the SME Compete was sponsored by the German Cooperation Deutsche Zusammernarbeit and implemented by GIZ.

NCCI Ongwediva Branch and Ongwediva Town Council also provided technical support.

Some of the topics of the training included detailed explanations on: “What is a Tender?”, “Types of Tenders”, “What is Required to Tender”, and “Who May Tender.”

At the conclusion of the training one of the participants thanked the SME Compete and others who made the training possible.

“What you’re doing is something useful to us,” Mr Sacky Ilwenya said. “What you shared with us will be put to use. Please continue in your good work.”

In the photo: One of the participants, fashion designer Martha N. Auala of Taleniko Empire Investment cc, receiving her certificate from Ms Salome Shidute of Ongwediva Town Council and Ms Tuyenikelao Shatona who was one of the co-presenters.