Economics

Women keeping business alive through social media

Women keeping business alive through social media

By Jenifer Gilla, Dar es Salaam, 29 June: Ashura Athumani is one of few women entrepreneurs in Dar es Salaam who have started benefiting from the effective use of social media marketing to scale up their businesses. A mother of two is engaging in selling wedding gowns, and owning a beauty salon business in Gongolamboto […]

Low income earners affected most by COVID-19

Low income earners affected most by COVID-19

By Perpetual Sichikwenkwe, Lusaka, 25 May: The government of Zambia like many other governments in the world is taking measures to prevent, detect and to ensure that the risk of the spread of COVID-19 is averted this includes stay at home measures. Women in Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) Executive Director, Maureen Samulela Tresha says […]

Botswana: Afitile Lebakeng

Click here to read about Afitile Lebakeng’s journey with Gender Links

May 22, 2020 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship

Lesotho: Mookho Taleng

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May 22, 2020 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship

Lesotho: Mathato Mothobi

May 22, 2020 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship

Women bear economic burden of COVID-19

Women bear economic burden of COVID-19

By Arthur Davies Sikopo, Lusaka, 16 May: Anastasia Sakala is 23 years and is now the breadwinner for her family due to the Corona virus Pandemic. Married with two kids, one five and the youngest one year, Sakala starts her day as early as 5 pm in the morning. She cleans her house, washes dishes […]

Unpaid care & domestic work increasing during lock down

Unpaid care & domestic work increasing during lock down

By Sifiso Nhlabatsi Manzini, 13 May: There is rising concern that women and girls are facing greater risks when it comes to the economic and social fallout due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Some of the effects emanating from the COVID-19 pandemic it has been claimed include the increase in unpaid care work. Unpaid care work […]

Street vendors feeling pinch of COVID- 19

Street vendors feeling pinch of COVID- 19

Gerard Molupe Maseru , 23 April: The deadly COVID- 19 is wreaking havoc globally and impacting negatively on the world economy. Major economies are suffering   while trying to save lives of their people from the contagious pandemic. The global economy is rapidly weakening. Lesotho like all other countries is also feeling the pinch of the […]

TrustAfrica Annual Report 10 – 11

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RAZAFINDRASOA Louise Marguerite, known as (Margot)_Case study_Economic Justice_Summit 2019

RAZAFINDRASOA Louise Marguerite, known as (Margot)  « THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CALLED « FANAKA MALEMY » (MALAGASY WOMEN STEREOTYPE: WOMEN ARE COMPARED AS A WEAK FURNITURE) WITHIN THE FAMILY AND SOCIETY.”  Our organization is named Hope for the future. It takes care of children, young and women on health, educational, economic levels; develops them mentally and spiritually and […]