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News, April 2013
School of Youth Entrepreneurship “Start Your Own Business
The School of Youth Entrepreneurship was opened in December 2012 at the Kasimovsky Business Support Center Foundation and Business Incubator and with support from the KGOOP United Kasimov under a joint Citi Foundation and FSD program. Training is conducted jointly with FSD based on an education program developed by the Russian Microfinance Center “A Course of Financial Literacy for First-Time Entrepreneurs”.
Tatiana Kurkina (right), a trainer at the School of Youth Entrepreneurship, Kasimovsky Raion, Ryazan Oblast, with attendees
The School of Youth Entrepreneurship was organized by the Kasimovsky Business Support Center Foundation and Business Incubator and starting from December 12, fifteen high and vocational school students have been undergoing training there by business trainer Tatiana Kurkina.
On May 22, 2013, the first graduates of the school defended their projects. The best was the MegaPlast Project by Alexander Batrov and Bogdan Zhernovoi, the second best was the Mr.Clean Project by Maxim Golubev and Andrei Vyugin and the third best was the Production of Hand Made Soap – Heaven Empire by Maria Bolshakova, Natalia Guseva, Irina Zakharova and Elena Kryakova. All winners were awarded special prizes.
Kasimovsky raion officials and representatives of the Fund for Sustainable Development during the defense of projects on May 22, 2013