In education, peer and group learning activities that integrate entrepreneurship and problem-solving skills can improve confidence and provide a good basis for young people to become active innovators and future entrepreneurs. Initiatives that integrate these skills into the secondary school curriculum are particularly successful not only in improving educational outcomes but also in helping young people to overcome poverty and unemployment by becoming economic providers for themselves and their families. Through funding from HDIF and in partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fundación Paraguaya set up 45 business clubs in 30 government secondary schools in Iringa Region, Tanzania. The business clubs introduce entrepreneurship skills as a theory subject, complemented by hands-on field practice whereby students form their own business clubs that interact with the wider community outside the school.

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