FDH CEO Thom Mpinganjira Inspires Women to get into Entrepreneurship

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Chief Executive
Officer (CEO) of First Discount House (FDH) Dr. Thomson Mpinganjira has urged
women leaders to venture into entrepreneurship.

Mpinganjira
inspired women on Wednesday during the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Women
Leadership Convention at College of Medicine in Blantyre.

Mpinganjira,
talked to the women under the topic ‘The Bolts and Nuts of entrepreneurship’,
in his powerful 30 minute talk, Mpinganjira challenge the 1000 delegates that
anyone can be successful provided they put God first and follow a set of
principles.

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“Always put God
first and you will succeed. When you are succeeding, remember that God is
looking for spiritual return on his investment,” he said.

He further added
that God is looking up to them to manage his wealth and opportunities.

“God gives us the
power and the means to create wealth and opportunity to manage if for him

He further told
the gathering that it is always good to have a vision and a dream citing that
it should be big enough that even if one just attain a small percentage of it
one will still be considered successful.

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“Then put in place
a plan to realize the dream and be persistent,” he said.

He then challenged
the women that their journey to reach their destiny will not be as easy as they
might think, citing that they might face hardships and setbacks but they should
not let anyone to look down on them.

SDA Women
Ministries Director Emily Egolet, said such conventions are aimed at molding
women into warriors and not worriers at the same time equipping them with
various leadership skills which includes entrepreneurship.

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Egolet further
expressed her gratitude for the practical insight shared by Dr. Mpinganjira.

She extended vote
of thanks to the sponsors FDH Bank and United Nations (UN) Women for the
financial and technical support.

FDH Bank under its
FDH Cares corporate social responsibility program contributed MK5 million
towards the convention.

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