TAN Empowerment Workshop 2008


TAN Empowerment Workshop: TAN-Busy-GMA Entrepreneurship Workshop Ghana 2008


From Ideas and Implementation… to Growth and Success!

Brief description

The Africa Network (TAN) in cooperation with BusyInternet and Good Morning Africa (GMA) will host its inaugural TAN Empowerment Program in Accra, Ghana. This program will seek to train and mentor start-up entrepreneurs on writing advanced business proposals/plans and discuss effective ways to seek needed funds for their businesses. Entrepreneurs who attend will leave better prepared to compete in the global business community for funding and market penetration.
This inaugural program will be executed between 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Sunday, 17th August, 2008 and the details are as follows:


1:30pm – 2:00pm
and Networking
Fee: GHc3


2:00pm – 2:10pm
Welcome & Purpose
Estelle Akofio-Sowah – Busy Internet
2:10pm – 2:20pm
Entrepreneur Injection Platform
Will Guyster – Good Morning Africa
2:20pm – 2:30pm
Engaging Africa with the World
Paschal Iwuh – The African Network (TAN)

Panel Speakers

2:30pm – 2:50pm
Mohammed A. Hersi
ACI Solutions/Access Point Africa
2:50pm – 3:10pm
Tricia Chirumbole
Investors Without Borders
3:10pm – 3:30pm
Yaw Owusu
Gateway Innovations

Mentoring (Breakout) Session

3:40pm – 4:40pm
Group Themes
Coordinator – Paschal Iwuh, The African Network (TAN), Inc.

  • Building Social Impact
    Will Guyster – Good Morning Africa
  • Business Plan Strengthening
    Mohamed A. Hersi – ACI Solutions/Access Point Africa
  • Loan Applications
    Tricia Chirumbole – Investors Without Borders
  • Inspiration & Innovation
    Yaw Owusu – Gateway Innovations
  • Ideas to Reality and Execution
    Conrad Coynada-Parkzes
  • Forming Creative Partnerships
    Eric Osiakwan – Internet Research
  • Encouraging Microfinance for Entrepreneurs Partnerships
    Seth A. Aryee

Closing & Refreshments

4:45pm – 5:00pm
Where do we go from here?
Paschal Iwuh & Estelle Akofio-Sowah
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sunday, 17th August, 2008
BusyInternet Kpeehe Conference Room, Accra, Ghana
42 Ring Road, Accra, Ghana