Mauritius

Country summary:

Board Member Loga Virahsawmy
Staff Members Anushka Virahsawmy and Sheistah Bundhoo
When registered 2008
Alliance focal network Media Watch Organisation
Government COEs 12 councils and 134 villagesView the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 4
Key partners AILES, LEAD, PILS, MWO, LUX Resorts and Hotels, Young Queer Alliance, European Union, Australian High Commission and United States Embassy, Decentralised Coorperation Programme (DCP), CIM Finance

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Mauritius Strategy 2016 – 2020

Maurituis: *Nita

Maurituis: *Nita

The entrepreneurship training I received from Gender Links was very enriching. I started believing in myself. During the course I made friends and I have known many people. The training has empowered me a lot. It helped me to understand how to make a business and a business plan. The ways they spoke to us, […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Maurituis: *Sarah

Maurituis: *Sarah

The entrepreneurship training at Gender Links held in October 2014 was very useful. My best experience during the training was that I came into contact with many people; I got many friends with whom I shared a lot, I felt relaxed and that made me extremely happy. I came to know that I was not […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Maurituis: *Micah

Maurituis: *Micah

What I liked the most during the training was that I have got adequate guidance from Gender Links. I was already into a business before but I did not have the knowledge about how to do it exactly until now. The entrepreneurship training I attended in October 2014 taught me how to improve my existing […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: * Vegas

Mauritius: * Vegas

The things that I know, I did not develop them because I did not know its importance.  When I followed the Gender Links Entrepreneurship Training, it has helped me to know a lot of things from my friends and also from the facilitator. I have become aware of my potential. In fact, I already had […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Maurituis: *Jayjay

Maurituis: *Jayjay

My experience at Gender Links was life changing. It has been amazing. I have learnt various things. For example now I know how to make a business plan, how to start a business and how to improve it. I’m very grateful to Gender Links for the entrepreneurship training they offered me. I want to open […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: *Jessy

Mauritius: *Jessy

‘Partially achieved but still hoping for the best’ I have loved the training I had with Gender Links (GL) and I am grateful to the facilitator and staff for I have learn a lot from the training. My business plan was based on opening a cold storage where I would sell meat, fish and frozen […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: * Jollie Soup

Mauritius: * Jollie Soup

My life has never been easy but I always tried to be happy no matter what the situation is. I had to sacrifice my happiness each time for others and this happened when I decided to set up my business. I wanted to breed chicken and sell eggs. There is indeed a large demand for […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: *Albert Heraldine

Mauritius: *Albert Heraldine

My most memorable experience I have experienced through Gender Links is the Gala night at the national summit. I never imagined that I could succeed in my life. Thanks to Gender Links, I have turned my dreams into reality and I am currently living my dream. At the national summit I managed to be in […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Mauritius: *Zarhinna

Mauritius: *Zarhinna

I can never forget the words of the facilitator who told me that “life is not always about winning, it is a journey”. You need to appreciate the little things in life. I was still under the shock, the death of my husband and I was dragging life away. I was sad and not appreciating […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Maurituis: *Mariet Lucia

Maurituis: *Mariet Lucia

My Project of Hairdressing I have joined Gender Links  entrepreneurship workshops in the year 2014. I have been able to attend only two phases of the course. I did not complete the third phase of the course as I was going to give birth to my new-born baby. Gender Links has helped me to become […]

May 16, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice
Mauritius

Office

Country ManagerAnushka Virahsawmy
Phone437 3960
Emailmaumanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressCorperative Road, Melrose, Moka