The Minister of Business Development, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal has disclosed that government will support 500 men entrepreneurs with disability by next year under the Presidential Empowerment for Women Entrepreneurs with Disability.
Speaking to Adoa business desk at the disbursement of the second tranche of funds to women entrepreneurs with a disability at the Ministry of Business Development Accra, Dr Awal said the government has plans of supporting men entrepreneurs with a disability and by next year those plans will become a reality.
They will only pay back 50% of the principal advanced to them. This gesture is part of the NPP government’s support to our disabled men entrepreneurs just as we are doing for the women, this is to help them scale up their businesses, and employ more people. We anticipate that, with the which will be given to them, they will and should be able to employ, at least, two persons.”
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