The SIYB Association of Sri Lanka organized and conducted four training seminars for the entrepreneurs in waste recycling field and entrepreneurs who want to start businesses in that field with the financial support from the Green Job project of the International Labour organization (ILO) Colombo office. Two new business start-up trainings and two business management training programs were organized and conducted in Sunpriya Hotel in Awissawella and Akanitha Reception Hall in Dampe Road Piliyandala. Entrepreneurs were selected for the four training programs from Seethawakapura and Kasbewa Town Council areas and suburbs.
The training programs were conducted from 1st to 3rd June, 2012. There were 36 entrepreneurs for the waste business management training programs and 27 entrepreneurs for the business start-up training programs.
Two groups of SIYB Trainers and Master Trainers organized and conducted the four training programs. The final seminar evaluation of the four training programs revealed that the participants are very much happy of the training they received.
They wanted to organize and conduct similar training for them and other entrepreneurs also engage in this field.