The survey will comprise two types of questionnaires. The full entrepreneur/AGR questionnaires will collect the following information at the baseline and endline surveys: General characteristics of the entrepreneur (age, gender, level of education, fields of specialization, professional experience, employment training, enterprise creation, income, wage and characteristics of the household of the entrepreneur); general characteristics of the business (nature of business, type of project (continuing/new), reason for creation, initial investment, sources of financing, type of clientele, number of potential clients, importance of competition, number of staff, internet access); revenues and costs (sales, sources of income, costs, purchases of inputs, calculation of income flows and profits of the activity); knowledge (questions on the entrepreneurs’ knowledge on the area of the training such as management, accounting standards used); and mental ability.
The follow-up questionnaire will collect information on only some parts of the full questionnaire described above. It will also collect specific information on sales over the past three months, salary to the entrepreneur, enterprise accounts, debts, credits, clients, supplier debts, investments. If the enterprise ceases to operate, it will collect information on liquidation, including value of the sale of the assets, debts from banks, suppliers, and others, and net remaining value of the sale. If the enterprise ceases to operate, there will be a module on the economic activity of the entrepreneur with information on income, wages and salaries.