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Virtual Event with the BSOs - Shared screen with speaker view
Farhana chowdhury Laiju (Bangla craft)
13:55:36
assalamualaikum my name is Laiju from Bangladesh.
Farhana chowdhury Laiju (Bangla craft)
13:55:56
bangacraft
Rikki Agudah, KE
13:56:28
Good morning. Rikki Agudah from Society of Crop Agribusiness Advisors of Kenya. info@socaa.or.ke
Razonno Mugdha
13:56:32
Good Afternoon from Bangladesh. I am Razonno Mugdha from BASIS.
Leonila Guglya
13:58:30
Good morning everyone! Here is the link to the Facebook page of the ITC Virtual Gathering. We are kindly inviting you to join us at this page, share your thoughts, feedbacks, and, most importantly, meet each-other and build new lasting connections! https://www.facebook.com/events/457621095227556/?active_tab=discussion
OMOKIDE SHERIFAT
14:02:56
Omokide SherifatPrincipal Trade Promotion OfficerWomen in Export DivisionNigerian Export Promotion Council
Benedicta Naa Odarkor Ablateye
14:04:19
Good morning everyone, i am Benedicta Naa Odarkor Ablateye and the Community Associate for Kumasi Hive; a tech hub in Kumasi in ghana
Rama - KNCCI
14:05:03
Good morning everyone, Ramah Madiba, from the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry....KNCCI. Dialing from Nairobi Kenya..
Thilaka
14:06:12
Hi. Have a great day! Sri Lanka Export Deelopment Board.
IKPORAH ESTHER
14:06:33
Good morning everyone. Esther Ikporah from the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Abuja, Nigeria.
Audrey Adiamah
14:06:57
Good Morning,
Peace
14:07:13
Hello everyone, Ms. Basemera Peace from Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs in Rwanda. Happy to be with you.
ADE FARMS
14:08:02
Good morning everyone. ADETORO HAMMED from the Nigerian Youth Chamber of Commerce, Ogun,Nigeria.
AWEP Kenya
14:08:16
Hello Everyone, Joy Kyula From African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program - Kenya /East Africa Chapter
Shaikh Munwar
14:08:29
Good Afternoon to every one from Bangladesh. Shaikh Munwar Hossain. GM (Finance & Admin.) , Dhaka Handicrafts Ltd.
Audrey Adiamah
14:08:43
Nana Poquah, from Association of Ghana Apparel Manufacturers- AGAM, Ghana. Good Morning. Glad to network and engage!
Md Nuruzzaman
14:09:41
Nuruzzaman from ECOTA Fair Trade Forum, Bangladesh
Arif Zaman
14:12:13
Good morning from Arif Zaman at the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network (CBWN), the only organisation directly recognised by all Commonwealth governments in 54 countries for encouraging, enabling and embedding women in leadership and women’s economic empowerment through work in trade, talent and training. www.cbwn.org
ADE FARMS
14:12:31
yea
Caroline Gathii
14:15:57
Hallo everyone from Organisation of Women in International Trade (OWIT) Nairobi. We promote women in International Trade. Our audacious goal is to assist women generate 60% of their revenue from Exports! visit: www.owitnairobi.org
Catherine Ndungu
14:16:32
Good morning All , Catherine Ndung’u Ubunifu Association based in Nairobi, Kenya
Afsana Asif
14:18:52
NAAWE (Network of Asia Africa Women Entrepreneurs) grimes to facilitate strategic alliances among women entrepreneurs in Africa and Asia
Kamaldeep Sandhu
14:24:03
Goodmorning from Kamaldeep Sandhu, Ubunifu Association based in Nairobi
Michelle Kristy
14:25:48
Good morning all, for the next one week, feel free to have informal networking sessions with other participating BSOs through a Facebook Event Page “ITC SheTrades Commonwealth Virtual Gathering for Business Support Organizations” - https://www.facebook.com/events/457621095227556/?active_tab=discussion
Afsana Asif
14:26:05
sorry about the last information about NAAWE
fatou
14:26:15
Good morning from Buzz Women Gambia, West Africa
Afsana Asif
14:29:12
A few Shetrades beneficiaries have come together and formed NAAWE (Network of Asia Africa Women Entrepreneurs) to facilitate strategic alliances among women entrepreneurs in Africa and Asia. We see it as a vehicle to influence and multiply SheTrades impact across the two continents, hence, getting more women onto global trade.
Leticia onu
14:30:15
Good morning everyone. I am Leticia Onu, Assistance Chief Trade Officer, Women in Export Division, Nigerian Export Promotion Council. Happy to be with you.
Blessing Irabor
14:31:34
Good morning everyone, Blessing Irabor, President OWIT Nigeria
Tchatchou tatpa
14:31:58
foi
Tchatchou tatpa
14:34:39
good morning all participants I am Myriam tchatchou chief of cooperation center national of promotion exchanges Cameroun
Michelle Kristy
14:36:09
Very nice to meet you all - welcome to the SheTrades Commonwealth virtual gathering! Looking forward to having you to benefit from our sessions for BSOs for the next one week!
Michelle Kristy
14:36:28
Good morning all, for the next one week, feel free to have informal networking sessions with other participating BSOs through a Facebook Event Page “ITC SheTrades Commonwealth Virtual Gathering for Business Support Organizations” - https://www.facebook.com/events/457621095227556/?active_tab=discussion
Tatenda Machirori
14:39:53
Good Morning to you all, I am Tatenda from ZimTrade in Zimbabwe. Is it possible to get a copy of the Crisis Management Toolkit for Women-owned businesses?
Tanvir Ahmad
14:41:11
Hi Tatenda! Thanks for your interest. You can find the Crisis Management Tool here https://shetradescommonwealth.converve.io/COVID19-Toolkit.html
Michelle Kristy
14:41:19
https://shetradescommonwealth.converve.io/upload/fck/file/STC_Guidebook_COVID-19_Crisis_Management_Tookkit_and_RRAP_082020.pdf
Tatenda Machirori
14:43:20
Thank you
Jane Musindi
14:45:01
Good afternoon everyone, Jane Musindi, from The Society of Crop Agribusiness Advisors of Kenya, Nairobi
Adeola Ogunkolade
14:49:45
Hello everyone, am Adeola Ogunkolade, from African Fashion Development and Empowerment Centre (AFDEC), Lagos, Nigeria
Sharnalata Roy
14:51:57
Good afternoon. Sharnalata roy, President, Sylhet women chamber of commerce and industry, Bangladesh.
Babucarr Kebbeh
14:52:02
Hi , I am Babucarr, From The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC)
MUMS IN BUSINESS Association.
14:52:38
Good Afternoon.
MUMS IN BUSINESS Association.
14:54:01
I am Rose Osok Founder of The Mums in Business Forum/ Association a networking platform bringing together Mumpreneurs to connect ,network,share and support one another's entrepreneurial journey..Based in Nairobi Kenya.
Leonila Guglya
14:57:25
Dear participants, please do not hesitate to ask any questions you might have to the speakers here. Thank you so much for your presence and engagement today!
Farhana chowdhury Laiju (Bangla craft)
15:00:53
plz give this pdf file
Michelle Kristy
15:01:32
https://shetradescommonwealth.converve.io/upload/fck/file/STC_Guidebook_COVID-19_Crisis_Management_Tookkit_and_RRAP_082020.pdf
Michelle Kristy
15:02:17
For the next one week, feel free to have informal networking sessions with other participating BSOs through a Facebook Event Page “ITC SheTrades Commonwealth Virtual Gathering for Business Support Organizations” - https://www.facebook.com/events/457621095227556/?active_tab=discussion
Leonila Guglya
15:03:04
All the presentations from all 6 sessions taking place this week and more will be shared in the ITC BSO Virtual Gathering e-booklet in early December 2020. Thank you very much for your patience!
Michelle Kristy
15:03:33
Feel free also to privately message each other to network - over 100 BSOs from over 20 Commonwealth countries are participating this event this week. Have a great week ahead to benefit from the five-day sessions.
Ismat Jerin Khan
15:03:34
Please send me all PowerPoint presentations
Thilaka
15:04:35
Please share the ppt.
Leonila Guglya
15:06:23
All the presentations from all 6 sessions taking place this week and more will be shared in the ITC BSO Virtual Gathering e-booklet in early December 2020. Thank you very much for your patience!
Lucie Debornes
15:09:31
To continue engaging with peers and create new professional connections beyond the event, we will be sharing contact details of the participants through an e-booklet, specially designed for this event. If you are interested to appear in the e-booklet, please fill the following online form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=MG1Hw8N7m0-dFfRElH_0zaMI-1jvCGJAupDnEq5oMyBUM01PNDlJQUtQSjFGTjJaSFpNWlM3QlZOSC4u
Babucarr Kebbeh
15:12:25
thank you
Arnold Jackson
15:13:50
thank you
Babucarr Kebbeh
15:18:58
what is link for the resource materials?
Leonila Guglya
15:19:47
https://shetradescommonwealth.converve.io/upload/fck/file/STC_Guidebook_COVID-19_Crisis_Management_Tookkit_and_RRAP_082020.pdf
OMOKIDE SHERIFAT
15:21:11
Good work Terfa
Babucarr Kebbeh
15:21:23
thanks
Shaikh Munwar
15:25:10
Thanks for sharing the pdf copy of STC_Guidebook_COVID-19_Crisis_Management_Tookkit_and_RRAP.
Terfa Ashwe
15:26:02
The second panel is with BSOs who have started using the Crisis Management Toolkit
Babucarr Kebbeh
15:28:22
and how about this of us who are just been introduce to this toolkit?
MUMS IN BUSINESS Association.
15:29:46
Thank you Terfa
Adeola Ogunkolade
15:30:23
Great presentation Terfa. Thank you👏
Mamun, CEO, EXPOPRO
15:31:47
Hello everyone. I am Md. Mamunur Rahman, Founder & CEO of EXPOPRO (
Benedicta Naa Odarkor Ablateye
15:32:03
Thanks for the presentation Terfa
Phyllis Mwangi
15:33:30
Send e mail to stcommonwealth@intracen.org
Babucarr Kebbeh
15:33:55
thank you Terfa well understood ...looking forward to your email
Terfa Ashwe
15:34:04
Please write to: stcommonwealth@intracen.org (use session name as email subject)
Mamun, EXPOPRO
15:34:12
Please see more details about EXPOPRO, visit www.expopro.org
Leonila Guglya
15:38:45
The session is suspended until noon CET, please join us in a bit!
Mamun, EXPOPRO
15:47:36
Thanks for the great presentation. To contact me please write to info@expopro.org. Thanks, Md. Mamunur Rahman, CEO of EXPOPRO (www.expopro.digitaledu.today)
Leonila Guglya
15:56:11
For the next one week, feel free to have informal networking sessions with other participating BSOs through a Facebook Event Page “ITC SheTrades Commonwealth Virtual Gathering for Business Support Organizations” - https://www.facebook.com/events/457621095227556/?active_tab=discussion
GRACE MBUGUA
16:06:15
the training in Kenya please included Catherine from Ubunifu association undertook a training too on how to use the tool
GRACE MBUGUA
16:06:45
it would be great to hear from Catherine on her experience in that training
OMOKIDE SHERIFAT
16:10:02
It was held at Naccima House, G.R.A, Ikeja, Lagos State,Nigeria -
Joyce Kibet
16:18:51
How have the youth run SMEs responded in terms of adopting the toolkit? any case study from the panelists?
Mamun, EXPOPRO
16:21:27
How this CMT will help in the post COVID situation?
GRACE MBUGUA
16:21:41
We have many SMES working to cope with financial interventions .. how have most of them managed to deal with financial crisis
Babucarr Kebbeh
16:21:50
QUESTION; what has been the specific impact or change the tool kit has done or contributed to the MSMEs?
Yoanna Chikezie | The Assembly Hub
16:22:19
Were there any common challenges that came up while the SMEs were using the tool?
Mamun, EXPOPRO
16:22:53
Please share the source for this CMT, for the new users.
GRACE MBUGUA
16:23:22
How does the tool kit guide in dealing with Human resource management which is an area of crisis for SMEs
Adeola Ogunkolade
16:23:35
Question: Do you think, delivering the tool kit training virtually to members during COVID 19, is as effective as physical delivery? If YES/NO please share your experience
GRACE MBUGUA
16:25:20
question . We have many SMES working to cope with financial interventions .. how have most of them managed to deal with financial crisis
Thilaka
16:28:22
Did you face any issue came up when using the toolkit? How did you over come it?
Joyce Kibet
16:31:05
Thank you for the answer about the youth. However, one more thing we may need to consider when on-boarding youth BSO members, to use this toolkit, is that, because youth are tech survey, they generally on the other hand have minimal appetitite for scenario and crisis planning. We may need to first map their psychological barriers to business planning, then after that train them to adopt the toolkit.
Babucarr Kebbeh
16:35:20
Thank you for answering ...mindset is key to changing behaviours of MSMEs
Leonila Guglya
16:40:59
https://shetradescommonwealth.converve.io/upload/fck/file/STC_Guidebook_COVID-19_Crisis_Management_Tookkit_and_RRAP_082020.pdf
Tatenda Machirori
16:49:59
thank you
OMOKIDE SHERIFAT
16:50:21
It can be hybrid if it is possible but considering the Covid-19 Federal Government Protocols virtual training will be advisable for now.
Thilaka
16:51:22
Yes, I got it. Thank you.
Lucie Debornes
16:51:38
Thank you everyone for your participation and engagement today! We hope that you have enjoyed this first session of the SheTrades Commonwealth Virtual Gathering for Business Support Organisations!
Mamun, EXPOPRO
16:51:48
Thanks for the great session. All the best.
Lucie Debornes
16:52:01
Join us tomorrow for the second session on “Agile strategies for guiding your response”. This session will discuss a simplified approach to strategy development, and how this approach supports resilience and responsiveness of BSOs. Participating BSOs will have the opportunity to learn from others and share experience and best practices. This session offers a simple tool that will help guide decision-making in a time of crisis.
Benedicta Naa Odarkor Ablateye
16:52:09
Thank you for the session
Nelly Joana Spio-Abaidoo
16:52:10
you can have both physical meeting and Virtual. its all depend on your target group. it also depends on availability of bigger sa
Benedicta Naa Odarkor Ablateye
16:52:14
Learnt a lot
Nelly Joana Spio-Abaidoo
16:52:34
space and observing the Covid protocols
Thilaka
16:52:49
It was a good session. Thanks to all.
Afsana Asif
16:53:21
it was a great session.
Margaret Mutheu
16:54:02
Margaret Mutheu, 1Million Startups Organization Kenya. Email: margaret@1millionsartups.co.ke
Adeola Ogunkolade
16:54:23
Thank you for answering my question
Lucie Debornes
16:54:33
To continue engaging with peers and create new professional connections beyond the event, we will be sharing contact details of the participants through an e-booklet, specially designed for this event. If you are interested to appear in the e-booklet, please fill the following online form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=MG1Hw8N7m0-dFfRElH_0zaMI-1jvCGJAupDnEq5oMyBUM01PNDlJQUtQSjFGTjJaSFpNWlM3QlZOSC4u
Peace
16:54:35
i would appreciate to have the recorded link becuause my connection system has been very bad
Nelly Joana Spio-Abaidoo
16:54:53
thank you
Mamun, EXPOPRO
16:55:00
Thank you.....
Philip Obosi
16:55:14
thanks bye..
Nana Poquah
16:55:22
tnx bye
Md Nuruzzaman
16:55:31
thank you! good day"
Emmanuel .A S
16:55:34
Bye
Tanvir Ahmad
16:57:00
Bye everyone. Many thanks from SheTrades Commonwealth for joining in this active discussion