GROWTH ACCELERATOR MALAWI CHAMPIONING FISH EXPORTS
David Nkhwazi is one of the eleven ventures under the implementation of the fifth cohort of the Growth Accelerator Programme. David is the Managing Director of Stewart M. Grant Ltd a business based is Salima that focuses on collecting ornamental fish in lake Malawi that is exported around the world.
Lake Malawi is known to the world for its enormous variety of fishes. 500-1000 different species of fish are found, and most of these fish are found only in Lake Malawi.
“The Growth Accelerator programme is a very good program which I believe must be replicated in various sectors. The programme finances us with a grant of up to $40,000.00 that is beneficial in improving our business and our processes in terms of how we do things, acquiring equipment that will improve our processes and our production” Shared David.
The Growth Accelerator Entrepreneurship Challenge supports high-growth post-revenue entrepreneurs with co-financing of up to $40,000.00, mentorship, and technical assistance to help them grow and scale.
David appreciates the technical support that he is receiving under the programme. “The trainings themselves are very good in the sense that we are receiving guidance on the things that we must do to excel in our organization”. So far the programme has equipped the ventures with high-level techniques of Business management including Leadership and Visioning, Customer & Market, Industry & Competition, Value Architecture, Financial Architecture, and People, Processes & Performance.
The Growth Accelerator Entrepreneurship Challenge is run by #mHub in partnership with #Growth Africa, with financial support from #UNDP Malawi #KFW and the #royalnorwegianembassy.