With a government subsidy and investor financing, the Vietnamese entrepreneur Quan Ly Dinh set up SongHan Incubator (SHI) in 2017. Through the business, Quan aims to help tourism-related start-ups get going.
The hospitality industry is thriving in Ethiopia but there’s a shortage of trained personnel. A few years ago, the tourist office, university and hotel association in the city of Mek’ele asked PUM for help.
With her company Maltiti A. Enterprise, Rabiatu Abukari provides work for some 700 Ghanaian women in rural areas. She called on PUM expert Piet van den Oetelaar for advice on how to ensure the business could keep growing.
Having worked herself out of poverty and depression, the South Africa entrepreneur Indrani Govender had just one goal; to do the same for others. Her construction company grew dramatically, but somehow there were no profits.
Oribags, a Ugandan business in Kampala producing paper boxes and bags, is successfully run by entrepreneur Rusia Orikiriza. With high ambitions, she called on PUM for help in setting up a new fashion and clothing line.