WOMEN IN SOLAR PROGRAMME
|No. of training program||:||Two|
|Location||:||Harare and Bulawayo|
|Target Group||:||Women, Farmers, Dealers, owners of NGOS, potential entrepreneurs, existing entrepreneurs, representatives of Chamber of commerce, university students and representative of other organizations who are directly or indirectly concerned with the promotion of women empowerment.|
|Objective||:||The objective of this programme is to sensitize women on opportunities in the renewable energy industry and advance women participation in all aspects of solar industry and promoting diversity and forward thinking business practices in our community and also to sensitize policy makers to make necessary changes in the policy for promoting women in Zimbabwe.|
|Duration||:||6 days (Monday-Saturday.)|
|Medium of Instruction||:||English|
|Methodology||:||Course will mainly focus on case study method along with experience sharing of successful Women entrepreneurs. Panel discussion, group discussion and if possible, field visit will be part of this course.|
Major inputs will include following:
· Introduction to Solar Basics.
· Energy efficiency.
· Health, Safety & Environment.
· Charge controller sizing; Demo Installation.
· Field visit (if possible) will be a most relevant component of this programme.
|Expected Outcome||:||Climate Change presents us with the greatest investment opportunity of all time! Climate Change must be addressed, and by far the fastest and cheapest way to address it is with existing renewable technologies — solar, wind and biomass working together. We do this through education, capacity building, advocacy, strategic partnerships, networking and events