Irise entrepreneurs receive training and support from Irise, enabling them to sell affordable sanitary products in their community, generating an income for themselves and supporting girls to stay in school.
Why did you become an Irise entrepreneur?
I became an entrepreneur to practice gained skills and knowledge that I gained from school. I wanted to experience challenges in business and know how to deal with them while rendering better products to the community members.
I became an entrepreneur with the aim of making money and be able to earn a living. I wanted to run a business and experience all the up and downs in it.
What are the benefits?
I have acquired more skills and knowledge of running a business and it has helped me to earn a living from the profits that I gain from the business. It also enables me to have a good reputation because people look at me has someone valuable to the community.
What is your favorite moment so far as an entrepreneur?
The first days I made sales because I realized that my dream was coming in to a reality of running businesses.