Tanzania: Cement Firm Invites Female Entrepreneurs


Women can make a change in the construction industry that employ a large number of labor force it has been learnt.

Speaking in an exclusive interview in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Tanga Cement PLC Communications and External Affairs Manager, Ms Mtanga Noor said Women can make a change as bricks makers, contractors and even industrialists.

She was speaking on regard to just ended Tanzania Women Chamber of Commerce (TWCC) workshop on the role of women in the fifth phase government industrialization drive campaign that was held recently in Dar es Salaam.

Ms Mtanga said that they spent 8 million to sponsor the workshop but they want to see women integrating in brick making or producing as path in the construction building and industries. “We are promoting women to come in the cement producing business, while giving them platforms to discuss on the best way so that they can become large investors in the near future,” she added.

Addressing during the TWCC workshop the chamber’s Chairperson and Trade Expert, Jacqueline Maleko said that the workshop was aimed to bring together women entrepreneurs and discuss on how they can tap investment opportunities in the country.