Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Botswana: Their Characteristics, Sources of Finance and Problems

"The study analyses the characteristics of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Botswana, highlighting educational background of owners and exposure to business related training, geographic location of enterprises, premises of operation, age of enterprise and size of enterprise by number of employees, sales and total investment and activity. Also considered is administration and financial sources of the enterprises. Record keeping is assessed by size of enterprise, gender of operator and source of finance of enterprise. Problems faced by SMEs are highlighted."