sithembiso nyoni 09-03-11.jpgSmall and Medium Enterprises and Co-operative Development Minister Cde Sithembiso Nyoni has challenged women to participate in co-operative credit unions where they pool their resources together in order to fund their business ventures.

Cde Nyoni was speaking at a Women’s Day function held in Goromonzi West Ward 2 at Wadzanai Community Centre.

She urged women to make use of opportunities that her ministry has availed in line with government initiatives to empower.

With support from Goromonzi West Constituency House of Assembly Member, Cde Beatrice Nyamupinga, the women from the area have set up a successful coffin making project.

The Small and Medium Scale Enterprises and Cooperatives Development Ministry has funded projects empowering women in both rural and urban areas.