The guest of honour, Nyimba District Commissioner Mr Paul Daka delivered his speech to launch the programme in Nyimba and began by saying that he was extremely delighted and felt humbled to have been invited to officially launch EDC and CJ Investment’s entrepreneurship development programme in Nyimba district today. The new dawn government’s desire was to diversify and grow the economy through entrepreneurship and enterprise development Society with Sustainable Employment Opportunities that Guarantee Wealth for its People. The programme also helped to prepare potential beneficiaries of various government empowerment programmes and support the government achieve its economic agenda.
He told programme beneficiaries who gathered there that they had made a very important decision to become part of the Entrepreneurship development programme that would help to develop an Entrepreneurial Mind for Job and Wealth Creation. The programme was one of the initiatives that created support structures through which government policies and programmes on entrepreneurship and capacity development for social-economic development through job and wealth creation could be implemented.
He told the gathering that developed countries with strong economies such as Japan, China, Russia, the USA etc. have had their economies built significantly by entrepreneurs. Research indicated that in 1969, U.S. entrepreneurs created 274,000 new corporations; and today the number exceeds 600,000 companies.
Another indicator of the popularity of entrepreneurship was the keen interest expressed by students in creating their own businesses. An increasing number of young people were choosing entrepreneurship as a career rather than joining the ranks of the pinstriped masses in major corporations.
He further stated that according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), a study of entrepreneurship across the globe, 10% of the U.S. population aged 18 to 64 engaged in entrepreneurial activity. The study
also found that 9.5% of people in the 42 GEM countries analysed were involved in starting a new business.
75% of those on the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans are first-generation entrepreneurs. Self-employed people are four times more likely to become millionaires than those who work for someone else.
Small businesses also played an integral role in creating new products, services, and processes. Many important inventions traced their roots to an entrepreneur; for example, the zipper, the personal computer, the FM radio, air conditioning, the escalator, the light bulb, the helicopter, and the automatic transmission all originated from entrepreneurs.
He said that that status quo was what the Zambian government desired to achieve going forward, and the EDC and CJ Investment’s entrepreneurship development programme exactly responded to that.
He expressed extreme happiness as a government to see the participation of the private sector in the implementation of government developmental policies, plans and programmes. He then pledged EDC and CJ Investment their utmost cooperation and support to ensure that the programme was a success.
He further stated that he was reliably informed that there were 151 people who had made the decision to be part of programme beneficiaries organized in 5 entrepreneurship clubs in the Nyimba district. He reminded the beneficiaries that the programme sought to inspire life and contribute to actualizing the government’s developmental plans by adopting a model where citizens took practical steps of applying acquired entrepreneurship skills in real business situations for job and wealth creation.
He stated that the new dawn government under the able leadership of his excellence Mr Hakainde Hichilema, the president of the great republic of Zambia, had increased Constituency Development Fund (CDF) from K1.6m to K25.7m to enable many more citizens to benefit from the national cake through various projects.
The business training you beneficiaries would receive from EDC/CJ Investment entrepreneurship development programme would equip them with knowledge and skills that would enable them to succeed in managing businesses and contribute to the success of government empowerment programmes.
He informed the beneficiaries that they were being patriotic by merely accepting to be part of the programme. He said that they had responded to the government‘s call of taking up entrepreneurship as a vehicle to diversify and grow the economy through enterprise development, job and wealth creation. He told them that what the programme did was to equip beneficiaries with knowledge and skills to start, grow and manage their own businesses with much ease. It created a solid enterprises foundation ready to:
He told EDC board chairperson, Dr Lewis Jere, that his government would want to come back again and be part of the ceremony to hand over 10 businesses to 151 programme beneficiaries who had embarked on a 12-month-long journey to company ownership for job and wealth creation. He then declared EDC/CJ Investment Entrepreneurship Development Programme for job and wealth creation officially launched in the Nyimba district on Saturday 30th July 2022.
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Thanks to you Charles, we can be there when the worst happens to give people the emergency medical care they need – and rapid transport to hospital. Your support means that CareFlight can fly at a few minutes’ notice, to some of the most inhospitable places in this country. It means patients like Simon can be reached quickly with hospital-level emergency care at the scene – and in cases like Simon’s every minute counts.
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Charles, right now, a lot of people in this country are saying, “Thank you.”Thank you for being there when they needed help most. Thank you for taking charge when their world was turning upside down. Thank you for giving them confidence, when they were afraid and needed life-saving help. As a CareFlight Support Crew Member, you are making such a difference for so many people. Your regular donations help save lives and keep families together. Patients like Thomas, who told us, “You made it possible for me to survive.”And Agnes, who said, “I’m very grateful a service like CareFlight exists.”Below are some more messages of thanks: Thanks from the patients you help. As we head into another year, we know there will be even more people who will call on our services. So, I’d like to add my heartfelt thanks to those of our patients, for your steadfast support. Together we are ensuring CareFlight is always there for people when they call for our help. Whether it’s intubating a patient at the scene of an accident, or ensuring a newborn is safe on a flight from a remote area to a major hospital for treatment, our patients cannot speak highly enough of the care they receive. Charles, that care is part of a chain that starts with people like you. These expressions of gratitude, from all over the country and from all walks of life, show you how much your support is valued – and how much it is needed, more than ever. We can’t do what we do without you.
If this year has taught us anything so far, it’s that none of us ever truly know what is around the corner.
That’s why I can’t thank you enough for your support that ensures we can continue to provide life-saving aeromedical care to Australians most in need.
Our CareFlight crews are in a unique position to understand what Australians have been going through. Every day, we care for people who have found their world shaken by a sudden accident or illness – coping with circumstances almost none expected to face when they woke up that morning.
People like Simon Bowman don’t like to rely on others for help. But one day, as he lay trapped inside his car after a terrible road accident, with suspected injuries to his spine and shoulder and a possible head trauma, Simon needed life-saving help desperately. CareFlight was there in a matter of minutes.
CareFlight’s rapid response helicopter service is so vital in situations like this. Our crew can be airborne in minutes and by the side of our patient, delivering hospital-level emergency care as fast as possible.
Simon doesn’t remember much about his accident, but he does recall the voices of the CareFlight crew as they worked urgently to treat his injuries. Simon told us: “I knew there was someone looking after me and that I was in good hands.”
Our mission is to deliver people the very best care. We’ve spearheaded international aeromedical innovations such as our stretcher bridge system and become the first civilian service to carry blood plasma to the scene of an accident.
The care, the state-of-the-art equipment, those voices which reassure patients that they are in the hands of skilled professionals they can trust – it’s all thanks to people like you.
Simon has recovered and recently visited our base to meet some of the crew. He has never forgotten the help he received from CareFlight, so meeting them again was an emotional experience.
Seeing the helicopter that transported him to hospital, he was amazed at its size. He confessed he’d never been that keen on helicopters, “but I was very keen that one was there that day.”
Your support for CareFlight is helping to save so many lives, like Simon’s.
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