Binastore Zambia has partnered with Lafarge Zambia in empowering small scale entrepreneurs by supplying them with building materials.

Speaking during the first anniversary since the company began trading in Zambia, Binastore General Manager Syreeta Chitengi said her organisation aims at creating job opportunities for all Zambians.

Ms. Chitengi said Binastore will continue to empower citizens as a way of creating more jobs, and adding to the country’s economic growth.

She added that the organization has pumped in 12,000 United State dollars to refurbish its stores, adding that entrepreneurs who need to use the stores will only require to invest 10,000 United States dollars.

Ms. Chitengi noted that Binastore targets to install 200 outlets countrywide, with a target of creating more than 400 jobs across the country.

And Lafarge Zambia Business Strategy Director Giovanni Murialdo said the initiative will enable constructors have the building materials within their reach.

Mr Murialdo added that Lafarge in partnership with Binastore will create sustainable jobs and help in alleviating poverty among the communities.

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