BOFWA Took Part at The Botswana Youth Business Expo 2019

 

The youth business expo hosted by Ministry of Youth  Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development under the theme “Brand it, market it, Win it”.  

The expo was brought forward to encourage the young entrepreneurs to embrace good imaging of a business. The youth expo accords the youth an opportunity to network with potential buyers of their products and services, this also assist them to learn emerging technologies and trends so as to expand their market base.

The youth business expo is a continuation of the Ministry’s efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship and engagement in the socio economic development of the country as envisaged in the National Youth Policy.

The Ministry engaged various partners and stakeholders and amongst them was BOFWA. BOFWA brought to the expo a full package of its sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Majority of the youth visited the BOFWA stall to receive the SRHR services of choice.

SERVICES OFFERED

BOFWA offered the following services during the business expo for six days;

  • ·         On site syphilis rapid test
  • ·         HIV testing and counselling
  • ·         STI screening and treatment
  • ·         Onsite chlamydia testing
  • ·         BP and weight
  • ·          Family planning counselling
  • ·         Contraception
  • ·         Breast and cervical cancer screening
  • ·         SRHR education

The organization will continue to put more effort to provision of services to its target population of adolescents and young people.