Tanzania Gatsby Trust (TGT) is registered as a charitable Trust in Tanzania since 1992 under the Trusteesí Incorporation Ordinance, Cap 375 for poverty alleviation by enabling hundreds of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) to carry out productive and profitable enterprises. The SMEs sector is estimated to contribute about 30% of the gross domestic product. They consist of nearly three million enterprises engaging 3-4 million persons, that is to say, about 30% of the labour force.
The SMEs are active in both the urban and rural areas providing an important source of non-farm incomes, which have a stabilizing effect (reducing seasonality) and providing potentials for diversification. They contribute a considerable share of household incomes in the rural areas.
With its Vision of "working in partnership with others striving towards an enterprising Tanzania in which prosperity is widely distributed" TGT as one of the stakeholders in the SMEs Development in Tanzania, pursues relentlessly itís Mission which is "to harness, channel and unleash human energy to build Social, Financial and Physical Capital through Entrepreneurship Development."
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