Entrepreneurship

Zimbabwe: Sikhanyisiwe Mpofu

“Umama Mpofu li tower light le Umguza” I am the current Member of Parliament for Umguza RDC. I started off as a Councillor for Victoria fall town before she move to being a Councillor in Umguza and the Council Chairperson for Umguza RDC for the period that ended in 2013. I led council and during […]

Zimbabwe: Sikhanyisiwe Mpofu

“Umama Mpofu li tower light le Umguza” I am the current Member of Parliament for Umguza RDC. I started off as a Councillor for Victoria fall town before she move to being a Councillor in Umguza and the Council Chairperson for Umguza RDC for the period that ended in 2013. I led council and during […]

Lesotho: Sebabatso Masienyane

“Leaders are born, not made” There is an argument that “leaders are born, not made”. Fortunately, I realized that I was born to lead and I was capacitated. In 2006, I formed an Association of Women in Small Business and currently have 40 members. 30 Women and 10 men. Since the year 2006 when I […]

Swaziland: Swazi government promotes self-reliance for women and youth

The Swazi Government Micro Projects Department spearheads a project to improve the quality of life of people at local level (in rural and peri-urban areas of Swaziland). More specifically, its purpose is the socio-economic empowerment of local communities through improved community organisation, increased access to basic services in health, water and sanitation and improved food […]

June 14, 2018 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship Programs: Economic Justice | Protocol @ work

Botswana: Afitile Lebakeng

Botswana: Afitile Lebakeng

2014: I am a 34-year-old woman, I learned about gender-based violence and how to start up a business, I appreciated the lessons as I was interested in starting up a business of my own. I started attending the Gender Links entrepreneurship training in 2014 and I have attended all three entrepreneurship training sessions. The lectures were […]