Business

Mozambique: Acina Alfredo Uachisso Taimo

“In 2014 I won the first place in the category of entrepreneurship in Maputo. In the following year I went to Botswana and was in 2nd place, and in 2016 I was 2nd in the National Summit of Good Practices on Gender and Development “ “My dream is to have a boutique to make the […]

October 5, 2018 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Victoria Stefanus

“The saloon has changed my life. I am independent and in control of my destiny.” Victoria runs a hair saloon in Outapi Namibia. She was inspired to start this business by the fact that she was unemployed but had had the skills and talent to plait hair. Thus she opened a hair saloon to service […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Saima Shivolo

“The key to success is lost without knowledge.” Saima Shivolo, a resident of Oshikuku, originally from Umbalanhu village in the Omusati region, is a married woman for 3 years and a mother of 6 kids plus 4 other kids that are under her care. Although she is employed as a police officer, her monthly income […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Business | Care work | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Kalista Tshivolo

Catering business called Wambingi, located in Okatana towards Oshakati 5km form Ongwendiva. She started by making traditional Marula juice to sell and get money. She realised that in her area there was need of food. She started by doing braai meat and potatoes and soup. She processed Kapana and also Russian sausages. At that time […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Business | Children | Drivers of Change | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland: Felicia Motinga

“I am an empowered woman and in control of my future. I do not need a man to depend on economically.” Felicia Motinga started a baking business called Brukaros Bakery in Berseba. The name of the bakery is derived from the prominent geological mountain feature and tourist attraction in the Karas region. It is situated […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Business | Employment Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Gakemotho Basimolodi

“Gender Links taught me to be independent, do for myself and not rely on someone else” ~Gakemotho Basimolodi When I first came across Gender Links in 2014 I was very surprised to find them talking about issues I was afraid to discuss. I was afraid to talk about abuse, there were certain words I did […]

September 25, 2018 Themes: Business | Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Lesego Montshosi

“My family is always by my side” I met Gender Links in 2014 when I started the entrepreneurship trainings but it is an even this year that I remember clearly. I arrived in Tlotlo Hotel at around 12 noon and wanted to take a bath. I went to the bathroom and opened the tap but […]

September 25, 2018 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change | Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Tuelo Keikeditse

“I helped them, they helped me. I succeeded because of them”~Tuelo Keikeditse I met Gender Links in 2014 but it was in 2015 that I had my memorable interaction with them. We were at Oasis motel receiving entrepreneurship training and we were in very good hands. The training was carried out very well and when […]

September 25, 2018 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change | Economics | Education Programs: Protocol @ work

Madagascar: Rahantaniaina Marie Louise

Natsoin’ny sefom-pokotany  teo aminay  ny tenako  ary nanotaniany  hoe ;mazoto ve ianareo , raha  hiofana  ny miralenta  miario ny zon’ny vehivavy  . Niisa telo zahay ny  tamin’izay  ary nasainy  nandeha teny amin’ny  commune  ary nomena  fotoana   ny handehananay  eny. Tonga teny izahay  ary  2 taminay 3, nandray anay i Zoto , Claudia   ary  Mahefa maire. Nanao  […]

September 25, 2018 Themes: Business | Care work | Drivers of Change | Education | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Madagascar: Ranaivosonina Verosoa Patricia

Tamin’ny taoana 2014 nanomboka  nidina teny amin’ny commune  Manjakandriana  ny GL Nantsoiny   Mme  Marie  izahay  20 vavy zahay no  mba hifana  mahakasika  ny ady amin’ny herisetyra . Izaho  dia  renim-pianakaviana  manam-bandy  aman-janaka ,08 ny zanako , ary mbola tsy misy andrikitra misahanimiko  tamin’ny io  toerana  fiofanana  no nahafahako  nanomboka  asa fandraharahana  miompy sy mamboly, ohatra […]

September 25, 2018 Themes: Business | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work