BizATE: The Sub-Saharan Incubator by Asif Noorani

The technology boom has seen a huge rise in the number of business incubators in the UK, Europe and United States. Incubators exist to accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies, through an array of business support resources and services. A...

A Case Study on Teresa by Stephen Hodgson

Teresa the Seamstress   Teresa is a young lady who works in Lawra. She was awarded a grant by ATE to develop her seamstress business in a steel container unit on one of the main roads in the town.   She qualified as a seamstress two years ago and now has...

A Case Study on Dakura Kyalepuo by Stephen Hodgson

Dakura Kyalepuo the subsistence farmer   It was inspiring to meet Dakura a year ago. He is a subsistence farmer, in his seventies, living in a very remote area south of Lawra. Last year he applied for a grant from ATE in order to buy sheep with a view to rearing...

A Case Study of Comfort by Stephen Hodgson

Comfort the Weaver   I had the privilege of meeting Comfort a year ago when she was applying for a grant from ATE. She was delighted to receive the gift of a framed photo of her taken during that visit. Comfort is a young lady who lives (with her family) in a...