The COWASH Federal Technical Assistance Team is currently in Hawassa working in cooperation with the SNNPR and Sidama COWASH Regional Support Unit to provide training on Micro and Small Enterprise Development.

The main objective of the training is to enhance the business skills of COWASH-established Micro and Small Enterprises to increase the communities’ use of sanitation and hygiene.

Participants are from the SNNPR and Sidama regions COWASH Regional Support Units,   Hadero Tunto (SNNPR) and Chirone (Sidama)  woredas a total of 15 trainees who are related to the development of Micro and Small Enterprises.

The training is mainly provided by Mulatie Yinager, Federal COWASH Technical Assistance Team, WASH Business Development Specialist, together with SNNPR and Sidama regions COWASH Regional Support Unit.

The training will continue for three days from August 30- September 1/22 and will continue in the Oromia region to create a common understanding and commitment to the functionality of Micro and Small Enterprises in creating commercially viable and sustainable Market-based Sanitation.

It is recalled that the same training was given to COWASH stakeholders in the Amhara region from August 1-3/2022.