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India-Africa Incubation Centre, Harare Opportunities


The Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperatives Development has come up with an excellent initiative of an Indian-Africa Incubation Centre based in Waterfalls, Harare. The initiative seeks to accelerate the development of startups and fledging MSMEs by providing entrepreneurs with an array of targeted resources and services. The main goal is to produce successful MSMEs that will leave the program financially viable and free standing. Incubator graduates will have the potential to create jobs, revitalize neighborhoods, commercialize new technologies and strengthen local and national economies.

The incubator center will provide management guidance, mentoring, technical assistance, equipment and consulting tailored to start ups and existing MEMEs for varying periods of time ranging from 3 months to 18 months. Trainees will be equipped with both technical and business management skills during the incubation period.

Call for Applicants

The incubation Centre will be housing 25 different manufacturing technologies. Applications are invited from individuals with a passion for enterpreneurship who are university or ollege graduates, school leavers or dro outs who wish to be incubated in any of the following areas:

1.Honey Processing 14.Gem Clip Manufacturing
2.Drinking Water Filtration and Bottling 15.Paper Pin manufacturing
3.Fruit Juice Extraction and Bottling 16.Staple Pin Manufacturing
4.Soya Milk Extraction and Packaging 17.Plastic Bottle Manufacturing
5.Ground Nut Oil Extraction and Packaging 18.Plastic Closure Manufacturing
6.Biscuit Manufacturing and Packaging 19.Sock and Wool Knitting
7.Bread Manufacturing and Packaging 20.Toilet Roll Manufacturing
8.PET Bottle and Closure Manufacturing 21.Paper Napkin Manufacturing
9.Mobile Phone Repair 22.Corrugated Box Manufacturing
10.Solar Light Assembly 23.Hand Made Paper Manufacturing
11.Wire Nail Manufacturing 24.Wax Cryons Manufacturing
12.Barbed Wire Manufacturing 25.Cement Brick Making
13.Chalk Manufacturing


If you have the drive, passion and the energy to defy conventional practice this program is for you. Please send your application indicating your area of interest to:

The Director Technical Services

Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development

Private Bag 7740, Causeway, Harare


Hand deliver to:

6th Floor, Liquenda House

No 58-60

Corner N Mandela/First Street, Harare

Deadline: 26 May 2017

For more information regarding the above program call Mr Musimeki 0772 639879/04-741643


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