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BBC – The young entrepreneurs helping to rebuild East Timor

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BBC – The young entrepreneurs helping to rebuild East Timor

“Filipe Alfaiate who runs Empreza Di’ak, an organisation that has spent the past five years trying to encourage entrepreneurship as a form of social change, says that East Timor has struggled to develop a market economy of its own because decades of turmoil have made people risk averse.”People have been through a lot. They prefer what they know – a steady job and fixed payment,” he says. But he says he is now seeing a change in attitudes toward entrepreneurship, especially among young people.”

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Date:

8th December 2016